European PC shipments plummet
Published in Notebooks


IDC says they fell by another 18.2 per cent


Just when you thought PC shipments could not get any lower, IDC thinks they have fallen another 18 per cent.

Thin client market dying
Published in News


Not even the cloud can save it

While many believe that the cloud would finally push the concept of thin clients, apparently the beancounters at IDC disagree.

Internet of Things to hit $1.3 trillion in 2019
Published in Wearables


IDC’s latest prediction not taking the Pythia

The Augers, Soothsayers and Pythoness department of IDC has been chewing laurel leaves and sitting over volcanic cracks to receive oracles about the Internet of Things.

More doom for PC market
Published in News
08 December 2015

More doom for PC market


IDC predicts only minor recovery next year

Beancounters at IDC have poured cold water on hopes that the PC market will do better next year.

Germans fascinated with two-in-ones
Published in News


Unificaton is very precise

Germany appears to be jolly interested in unification again and are fast becoming the blue-eyed poster boys for two-in-one computers.

IDC dismisses Apple's cheap iPhone plans
Published in Mobiles


Why does Google titter so?

Beancounters at IDC have dismissed Apple's attempts to make a slightly more affordable iPhone.

PC market waiting for Windows 10
Published in News


Or Godot

The PC market is holding its breath waiting for the release of Windows 10.

IDC sees second life for business tablets
Published in Mobiles


Consumers not so much

Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.

MediaTek sees slowdown in tablet market
Published in News


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