Why does Google titter so?
Beancounters at IDC have dismissed Apple's attempts to make a slightly more affordable iPhone.
The PC market is holding its breath waiting for the release of Windows 10.
Consumers not so much
Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.
Single-digit growth this year
Chipmaker MediaTek expects to see a substantial slowdown in tablet shipments this year. The company expects single-digit growth in 2015 and its most optimistic forecast is 9%.
First year of declining iPad shipments
At least in the US
Updated: 327 million phones sold in Q3 worldwide
Claims it is the fifth largest manufacturer
5.9% less than expected
Apple and Samsung still dominate