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Worldwide tablet market grows 11.5%

Worldwide tablet market grows 11.5%

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Worldwide tablet sales have grown by 11.5 per cent year-on-year during Q3 2014, thanks to back-to-school promotions and US growth.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:08AM
There will be more mobile phones than humans by the end of 2014

There will be more mobile phones than humans by the end of 2014

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There are almost more mobile phones on the planet than there are humans, according to a new report.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:51AM
EMEA PC sales return to growth in Q2

EMEA PC sales return to growth in Q2

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PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 21.9 million units in the second quarter of 2014 - a 10.5 per cent rise year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:35AM
Lenovo extends lead as No.1 PC vendor

Lenovo extends lead as No.1 PC vendor

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Lenovo has extended its lead as the world's top-selling PC vendor, after shifting some 14.5 million units in Q2 2014.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 10th 2014 at 12:50PM

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'Choose Your Own Device is the future of enterprise'

'Choose Your Own Device is the future of enterprise'

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‘Choose Your Own Device’ policies are rising in popularity among enterprise businesses, as ‘Bring Your Own Device’ stalls in the European region.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:30AM
Intel: End of XP support driving business PC sales rise

Intel: End of XP support driving business PC sales rise

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Intel has increased its revenue estimates for the second half of 2014, with a rise in commercial PC shipments said to be driving the growth.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:02AM
Security Roundup: Smart TV 'Red Button' targeted by hackers

Security Roundup: Smart TV 'Red Button' targeted by hackers

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This week's security news roundup looks at attacks on consumers using Smart TVs, a Twitter follower scam, the growth in the global security software market and more.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:45AM
'4G investment by enterprise benefits all'

'4G investment by enterprise benefits all'

NEWS

Analyst IDC has advised enterprise firms to invest in 4G, in order to create a ‘virtuous circle of benefits’.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 5th 2014 at 12:01PM

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'BYOD has plateaued; CYOD is the future'

'BYOD has plateaued; CYOD is the future'

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Adoption of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policies has stalled, as ‘Choose Your Own Device’ grows in the industry, IDC has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 5th 2014 at 11:36AM
iPad sales fall as consumers hold on to existing devices for longer

iPad sales fall as consumers hold on to existing devices for longer

NEWS

Apple shipped 16.4 million tablets in Q1 2014 worldwide - three million fewer units than the 19.5 million it shipped in the same period last year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:31AM
Smartphone market grows 28.6% thanks to 4G and entry-level devices

Smartphone market grows 28.6% thanks to 4G and entry-level devices

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Vendors shipped 281.5 million smartphones worldwide in Q1 2014, up 28.6 per cent from the same period last year.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 1st 2014 at 11:42AM
EMEA Q1 PC sales 'stabilise' thanks to XP

EMEA Q1 PC sales 'stabilise' thanks to XP

NEWS

PC shipments in EMEA reached 21.8 million units in Q1 2014 - a decline of 1.1 per cent year-on-year - according to IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM

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Tablets to outsell PCs by 2015

Tablets to outsell PCs by 2015

NEWS

According to the latest forecasts from IDC, tablets are set to outsell PCs worldwide by 2015.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 7th 2014 at 11:15AM
PC shipments predicted to fall 6% in 2014

PC shipments predicted to fall 6% in 2014

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PC shipments are expected to fall another 6 per cent during 2014, following the harshest decline on record for 2013.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 5th 2014 at 11:08AM
Tablet shipments hit 217.1 million in 2013 - 50 per cent up from 2012

Tablet shipments hit 217.1 million in 2013 - 50 per cent up from 2012

NEWS

217.1 million tablets were shipped in 2013 – 50 per cent more than in 2012.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:23AM
Smartphone sales top one billion

Smartphone sales top one billion

NEWS

Smartphones sales have exceeded one billion for the first time.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 28th 2014 at 10:20AM

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Global PC shipments in 2013 drop a record 10 per cent

Global PC shipments in 2013 drop a record 10 per cent

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The latest report from IDC reveals a record drop in PC shipments during 2013.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:01AM
Large format printer market returns to growth thanks to the US and Asia

Large format printer market returns to growth thanks to the US and Asia

NEWS

The worldwide large format printer market has seen growth for the first time in almost three years.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:08AM
External storage systems market recovers slightly in Q3 2013

External storage systems market recovers slightly in Q3 2013

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The value of the external storage systems market in EMEA has seen a recovery in Q3 2013, according to IDC.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 16th 2013 at 9:57AM
Tablet sales growth to slow in 2014

Tablet sales growth to slow in 2014

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Worldwide tablet shipment growth is forecast to slow to 22.2 per cent year-on-year in 2014 to 270.5 million units, says analyst firm IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:13AM