PC shipments lowest since 2007
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9.6 per cent drop in a year

Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.

Smartphone goldrush is over
Published in Mobiles


Gartner declares there is no longer gold in them thar hills

The days of the smartphone being a licence to print money are over and any growth in the market is going to be smart, according to the bean counters at Gartner.

Wearable market predicted to grow
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Gartner polishes its crystal balls


Augurs in the divination division of the analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting the entrails of load of bullocks and come to the conclusion that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016.

PCs can't get a break
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13 January 2016

PCs can't get a break


Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things

Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.

Gartner sees smartphone market grow
Published in Mobiles


15.5 Percent up on last year

Smartphone sales soared 15.5 percent in the third quarter of 2015 compared to this time last year.

Windows 10 will be the biggest OS ever
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Maybe Apple will support it

Beancounters at analyst outfit Gartner have decided that Windows 10 will eventually be the most successful of Redmond's creations.

US dollar kills PCs
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09 October 2015

US dollar kills PCs


Sales continue to fall


Beancounters at Gartner say that the rising US dollar is helping to kill off PC sales.

Android used by 1.4 billion people
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Google mocks Gartner's figures

Search engine outfit Google announced Android was now being used by 1.4 billion people around the world, something which might surprise analysts working for Gartner who believed Android had peaked.

Gartner thinks 3D printing will grow
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Others think the fad is going away

While many think that the optimism about the growth of 3D printers was unfounded, analyst outfit Gartner Group thinks there is "gold in them thar hills."

Worldwide security spending growing
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Reaching $75.4 billion in 2015


Beancounters working for Gartner claim that spending on information security will reach US$75.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.7 per cent over last year.