PC shipments pulling out of the tarpit
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 01 December 2016 11:45

PC shipments pulling out of the tarpit


Latest IDC report

While PC shipments are set to decline in 2016, beancounters at IDC think that the drop will be better than expected and there will be an improvement in 2017.

Tablet sales keep falling
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:05

Tablet sales keep falling


Steve Jobs was completely wrong


Despite what Steve Jobs and his minions in the Tame Apple Press told us, the tablet was not a game changer, and was simply yet another fashion fad which is now going the way of the dodo and the iPod.

Euro server sails slump
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 12:25

Euro server sails slump


IDC reports a three percent fall

While their are suggestions that PC sales might be picking up, life is not so good for people trying to peddle servers, according to beancounters at IDC.

China churning out wearables
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 13:35

China churning out wearables


Increase of 13.2 percent

Beancounters from IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that China shipped 9.54 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2016.

Chinese are going flat out for IoT
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 01 September 2016 12:26

Chinese are going flat out for IoT

 

Reach $127.5 billion by 2020

Beancounters at IDC have been shuffling their tarot cards and are predicting that the Chinese manufactures will be flat out buying up IoT gear by 2020.

Cloudy forecast
Published in News
Friday, 01 July 2016 11:31

Cloudy forecast


Why does it always rain on me?

The IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker claims that revenues from sales of infrastructure products for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 3.9 per cent on year to US$6.6 billion in the first quarter of 2016.

Smartphone shipments to fall further
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 June 2016 11:52

Smartphone shipments to fall further


So much for iPhone 7 and small screens saving Appleā€™s bacon

Any hopes that the Smartphone industry will pull out of its woes this year have been dashed by the latest IDC report.

Server market slumps
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:45

Server market slumps


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Smartphone sales flat
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 April 2016 10:37

Smartphone sales flat


Unless you are Samsung or Chinese

The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.

IDC predicts VR will rocket this year
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 11:17

IDC predicts VR will rocket this year


Heading for 110 million units by 2020

Tarot readers at IDC have shuffled their deck and reached the conclusion that this year will be the year of VR and AR.