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HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
12 Apr 2019
Gartner: foldable phones could give device market new life
“Unless new models provide significant new utility, efficiency or experiences, users don’t want or need to upgrade.”
09 Apr 2019
Canalys: Not all doom and gloom for PC market
Pockets of growth, both in segments and geography, will persist, particularly in Asia Pacific, one of two regions to avoid shipment declines in 2019.
28 Mar 2019
IDC: Aussie PC market back on the downhill
After two quarters of near 10% growth, the Australian PC market dipped -2.5% in 4Q18 - a trend that looks set to continue in 2019.
25 Mar 2019
IDC: NZ's PC market surprise growth will not last
Despite the growth witnessed at the end of 2018, IDC predicts that New Zealand’s traditional PC market in 2019 will decline by -4.4% YoY.
25 Mar 2019
Dell EMC named number one… and loving it
A recent Dell EMC blog post celebrates IDC naming it number one in a myriad of storage and systems markets.
14 Mar 2019
IDC: PC shipments decline even in holiday quarter
The traditional PC market saw shipments decline 3.7% in 4Q18, although this was less than the expected 4.7%.
14 Jan 2019
IDC: Tablets stay dead, notebooks keep head above water
An IDC report predicts a soft personal PC market, slipping into further decline with the exception of notebooks, gaming PCs, and business PC upgrades.
06 Dec 2018
Time to bin the traditional PC? IDC forecasts ongoing decline
Despite the bleak forecast, IDC assures there are actually several pockets of opportunities and growth like gaming & ultraslim notebooks.
01 Jun 2018
Consumer, enterprise and public sector fuel Aussie PC spend
Australia’s traditional PC market has bucked the global trend to record growth in Q2, driven by strong consumer, enterprise and public sector spend.
11 Sep 2017
IDC: PC outlook remains mildly negative – but there is a silver lining
IDC has released their report that details a slight decline in the personal computing devices market through to 2021 - it's not all bad though.
28 Feb 2017
Lenovo ups sustainability game with new manufacturing process
“Our focus on innovation extends beyond R&D and product design, to the way our products are manufactured."
08 Feb 2017
Declining APAC PC market set to stabilise, but will remain challenging
"Similar to worldwide PC trends, Asia Pacific is witnessing continued market consolidation in the PC industry."
26 Jan 2017
Is the PC market on the road to recovery?
"The contraction in traditional PC shipments experienced over the past five years finally appears to be giving way."
12 Jan 2017
PC market not dead yet: Decline slows as new designs boost demand
All hope is not dead for the PC market as the decline has slowed down, according to the latest statistics from IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.
01 Dec 2016
India's demonetization slows down devices market
“More than half of PC buying from retail and exclusive stores in India is done through cash."
29 Nov 2016
Is Samsung about to sell its PC business?
“Lenovo, already the world’s largest PC supplier, is continuously seeking opportunities to further grow its core business in the global market."
25 Nov 2016
‘Sluggish’ India PC market held up by consumer spend, IDC reveals
"Early indicators illustrate an immediate impact on retail purchase and drop observed in online channel business."
24 Nov 2016
Global PC shipments on the decline for record eighth consecutive quarter
The preliminary results of one of Gartner’s more recent studies paints a pretty gloomy picture for the PC market.
13 Oct 2016
PC vendors vying for position in declining market
“We will need a strong holiday season to ensure that we don't enter 2017 in a poor inventory situation."
12 Oct 2016
Growth in device shipments not returning any time soon
"For the PC market to stay on pace for flat growth in 2017, business spending needs to flourish."
10 Oct 2016
PC vendors: Shape up or ship out
PC vendors face a stark choice and must decide between overhauling their businesses or leaving the PC market, according to Gartner.
19 Sep 2016
Intel invests in the next wave of computing
Intel is currently working to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, and investing in visual cloud, PC innovation, IoT and 5G.
01 Jun 2016
Acer reports lacklustre revenues for 1Q16
Acer has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2016, with figures not looking so great for the Taiwan-based PC vendor.
16 May 2016