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Android passes 80% market share for the first time

Android passes 80% market share for the first time

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Google’s Android operating system now accounts for over 80 per cent of all smartphone units shipped.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 13th 2013 at 10:27AM
Worldwide tech spend to hit $2 trillion this year

Worldwide tech spend to hit $2 trillion this year

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Overall tech spending is set to increase four per cent this year to $2.04 trillion, down from last year's five per cent, says analyst IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:00AM
PC shipments down 16% in Q3

PC shipments down 16% in Q3

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PC shipments in EMEA declined 16 per cent in the third quarter of 2013, according to the latest research from IDC.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 21st 2013 at 10:21AM
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Windows 8.1 helps PC market beat expectations in Q3 2013

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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.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 11th 2013 at 11:21AM

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'PS4 to outsell Xbox One this Christmas'

'PS4 to outsell Xbox One this Christmas'

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Sony’s PS4 is to outsell Microsoft’s Xbox One this Christmas, with approximately 33 million consoles sold in total, IDC has predicted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 11:50AM
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Tablets to outsell PCs during Q4 2013

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Tablet devices will outsell both desktops and laptop computers this Christmas across the globe, say analysts.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:41AM
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PC sales expected to fall further, 'will never regain peak 2011 volumes'

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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.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 30th 2013 at 10:06AM
Touchscreen computers remain untouched due to high prices

Touchscreen computers remain untouched due to high prices

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Consumers are unwilling to shell out premium prices in order to purchase touchscreen laptops, according to Bob O’Donnell from American analyst firm IDC.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2013 at 1:48PM

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iPad sales growth dips 14% as overall tablet shipments slow

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Worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed in Q2 2013, with year-on-year sales growth of the Apple iPad falling 14 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 6th 2013 at 9:57AM
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Phone vendors outside the Top 5 account for half of Q2 shipments

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Smaller smartphone vendors are driving more growth in the global mobile phone market, claims research firm IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 26th 2013 at 12:28PM
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UK PC sales dip as consumers keep old computers for longer

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PC shipments in the UK fell by 13.9 per cent during Q2 - a drop that was to be expected claims research firm IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 10:31AM
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Lenovo overtakes HP as world's No.1 PC vendor as market dips 11.4%

NEWS

Lenovo has pipped HP to the global number one PC vendor spot in terms of shipments made during Q2 2013, with a 16.7 per cent share of the market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:05AM