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Detachable tablets return to growth while slate tablets continue decline
Growth for the overall year just remained positive with 1.6 percent year over year growth in 2017, a sharp drop from the 24 percent growth in 2016.
07 Feb 2018
Business demand not enough to prevent further PC market declines
Steady business demand isn't enough to starve off a declining PC market according to the latest figures from Gartner.
16 Oct 2017
HP winner in better than expected Q3 PC market
The traditional PC market has clocked a better than expected result Q3, with HP logging a ‘notable’ growth thanks to big wins in Asia Pacific.
11 Oct 2017
Indian PC market hits all-time low on back of GST implementation
Traditional PC shipments in India have slumped nearly 19% quarter on quarter to an all-time low on the back of the recent GST implementation, IDC says
28 Aug 2017
HP ousts Lenovo to reclaim top spot as PC market continues to decline
HP has reclaimed top spot in the worldwide PC market from Lenovo, which has suffered its biggest year on year shipment declines according to Gartner.
17 Jul 2017
Traditional PC market declines but fares better than expected
Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs declined in the first quarter of 2017, but surprisingly the figures are more positive than expected.
14 Jul 2017
Is the end near for some PC vendors as shipments drop to 2007 lows?
Gartner says PC vendors without a strong business play will soon be forced out of the market as shipments drop below 2007 levels. So who will remain?
19 Apr 2017
HP wrestles top spot away from Lenovo as PC shipments grow - yes, grow
HP has ousted Lenovo to take top spot in the PC shipment market, as global PC shipments see their first growth in five years.
12 Apr 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
PC market not looking great, experts warn
Competition from other devices and longer device life have been the root causes of slower growth, according to IDC.
05 Sep 2016
IDC: Global PC shipments drop 4.5%, but not as much as predicted
IDC reports worldwide PC shipments are dropping, but not as fast as predicted. 62.4 million units were shipped in 2Q16, a decline of only 4.5%.
12 Jul 2016
Stability remains elusive as PC market continues to struggle
Stability remains elusive in the PC market, with forecasts predicting further struggle for the sector as numerous factors continue to cause strain.
10 Jun 2016
Global PC market not looking great, APAC remains weak
"The global PC market had a bad start to 2016 and it is difficult to see any bright spots for vendors in the coming quarters."
13 May 2016
Apple, Asus buck downward PC sales, while Lenovo, HP slump
Asus and Apple are the only vendors to record increased PC shipments for the first quarter of 2016 as the PC market continues to decline.
14 Apr 2016
Lenovo leads dismal PC shipments market
PC shipments continue to decline, with the only hopes for improvement dependent on commercial replacements and economic stability, according to IDC.
12 Apr 2016
EXCLUSIVE: IDC NZ outlines the year ahead for PC market
The New Zealand PC market is expected to see a further decline this year, but that's not not necessarily all bad for the channel.
07 Mar 2016
Changing consumer habits damaging PC sales
"The PC market is still in the middle of structural change, which will reduce the PC installed base in the next few years."
14 Jan 2016
2015 not so great for PC market as shipments plunge
The PC market continued its downward trajectory in 2015, with mobiles, tablets and Windows 10 contributing to the decline.
13 Jan 2016
Return to growth in PC shipments forecast
The brakes are expected to start coming off PC spending in the later half of next year, with IDC predicting a return to growth in PC shipments.
10 Dec 2015
PC market declines for fourth quarter, but two-in-ones up 77%
Two-in-ones saw a 77% year on year increase in shipments in Q3 at a time when the overall PC market dropped 14% and tablets were down 20%.
03 Nov 2015
Q3 PC shipments: Who won, who lost?
The latest PC shipment reports are out. So which vendors were winners - and which were losers?
09 Oct 2015
Light at the end of the tunnel after gloomy year for PC sales
While the latest PC shipment data from IDC and Gartner makes for gloomy reading, both analyst firms believe there is light at the end of the tunnel.
09 Oct 2015
PC market decline expected to continue until 2017
PC shipments are set to continue their downward trajectory through 2016 according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.
27 Aug 2015
NZ mirroring global PC market in downward trajectory
PC shipments are set to continue their downward trajectory through 2016 according to the latest report from IDC, and the New Zealand news is no better
27 Aug 2015