ITPro reports that Canalys research predicts tablet sales to make up for almost half of the PC market in 2014.

Tablets will out sell all other PC form factors combined next year, with forecasts suggesting 285 million units will ship in 2014.

That’s according to analyst Canalys, who claim tablets will account for almost 50 per cent of the total client PC market next year, up from 40 per cent in Q3 2013.