Worldwide PC shipments fall below 63 million units
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Looks like limbo bar can go lower

Beancounters at Gartner Group have said that worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 percent decline from the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter of 2017 was the first time since 2007 that the PC market experienced shipments below 63 million units in a quarter.

It's the fifth year of PC decline
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Gartner remains hopeful

Last year represented the fifth year of declining PC sales, according to beancounters at Gartner.

Virtual personal assistants will do a fifth of your smartphone's work
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Gartner dusts off its Crystal balls 

The divination unit of Gartner group has been dusting off its crystal balls for its solstice predictions and decided that by 2019, a fifth of all user interactions with the smartphone will take place via virtual personal assistants (VPAs).

Samsung is still the number one mobile maker
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Apple did not cash in on Note 7 fiasco

Samsung Electronics is still the number one global seller of smartphones in spite of the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.

Global IT spending on the rise
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$3.5 trillion in 2017

Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that worldwide IT spending will reach $3.5 trillion in 2017, up 2.9 percent from 2016

Worldwide PC shipments still declining
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Longest period of decline in history

Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016 –  a 5.7 percent decline from the third quarter of 2015.

Falling PC sales appear to be bottoming out
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Unless you are Apple

There are signs that the falling PC market has opened its parachute and nearly hit rock bottom – unless you are Apple which is continuing to fall like a meteor.

India will provide no hope to PC makers
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Sales are falling there too

Hopes that India might provide PC makers with a good market while the rest of the world is still pretty depressed are proving groundless.

Gartner says smartphone sales will fall dramatically
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That bubble has burst now

After sliding its slide-rules, flicking its abacus, and counting its toes, the beancounters at Gartner have decided that the smartphone business bubble has burst splattering in the face of those who depend on it.

PC industry goes even lower
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How low can you go?

Beancounters working for Canalys gave added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that PC sales have fallen 13 per cent mroe than the previous year.