PC shipments continue to slide
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Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:50

PC shipments continue to slide


Gartner warns things are getting worse

Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that worldwide PC shipments have continued to slide thanks to depressed interest in the Far East.

Gartner confirms smartphone sale's slide
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 February 2018 12:42

Gartner confirms smartphone sale's slide


Three year cycle is with us for ever

Beancounters at Gartner have added up some numbers and reached the same conclusion as everyone else that the smartphone boom is over and people will only start replacing them once every three years instead of yearly.

Worldwide IT spending will be $3.7 trillion
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Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:53

Worldwide IT spending will be $3.7 trillion


Gartner predicts a 4.5 percent increase

Beancounters at Gartner group have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide IT spending will increase by 4.5 percent to $3.7 trillion in 2018.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

PC sales slump further
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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:20

PC sales slump further


Users keep the old ones going

Beancounters at Gartner have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of traditional PCs are still falling.

PC shipments lowest since 2007
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Friday, 14 July 2017 06:00

PC shipments lowest since 2007


Which was the year of the meaningful lyric 


The analyst outfit Gartner has added up some numbers and divided by its shoe size and reached a conclusion that the PC market is as bad as it was in 2007.

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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Friday, 13 January 2017 13:41

It's the fifth year of PC decline


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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Friday, 18 November 2016 12:36

Samsung is still the number one mobile maker


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.