Entries in 'idc' (102)
217.1 million tablets were shipped in 2013 – 50 per cent more than in 2012.
The latest report from IDC reveals a record drop in PC shipments during 2013.
The worldwide large format printer market has seen growth for the first time in almost three years.
The value of the external storage systems market in EMEA has seen a recovery in Q3 2013, according to IDC.
Google’s Android operating system now accounts for over 80 per cent of all smartphone units shipped.
The PC market was buoyed by the intake of Windows 8.1 systems in September and other business purchases, helping to slow the sales decline in Q3 2013, say analysts.
Global PC shipments are set to decline by 9.7 per cent this year as tablets and smartphones continue to take a bite out of the traditional computer market.
Consumers are unwilling to shell out premium prices in order to purchase touchscreen laptops, according to Bob O’Donnell from American analyst firm IDC.
Worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed in Q2 2013, with year-on-year sales growth of the Apple iPad falling 14 per cent.
Smaller smartphone vendors are driving more growth in the global mobile phone market, claims research firm IDC.