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NZ traditional PC market returns to growth - for now
The consumer market outperformed expectations, with some aggressive channel loading by PC vendors.
IDC: Global personal computing market sees growth bump
Year-over-year growth during the quarter reached 4.7%, which was notably higher than expected.
Gartner: A/NZ IT spending continues to outstrip global average
Australia will see a 3.1% increase in IT spending, while NZ should expect 2.3%. This is compared to global growth of just 0.6%.
PC market back on the downslide, says IDC
New Zealand PC market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC New Zealand reports.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."
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."
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.
India's demonetization slows down devices market
“More than half of PC buying from retail and exclusive stores in India is done through cash."
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."
‘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."
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.
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."