PC sales fall
Canalys analysts say notebooks hardest hit
PC shipments in the United States fell by 12.1 per cent in the third quarter year-over-year. As usual, Dell, HP, Apple, Lenovo, and Acer are the biggest manufacturers.
Smartphone prices falling
Bad news for Apple
Global smartphone shipments for calendar Q3 falling to their lowest quarterly rate in eight years, which is bad news for companies who have touted expensive flagship models.
PC sales up 50 percent thanks to home working
Canalys report says
The latest data from research firm Canalys shows continued strength in the worldwide PC market in the first quarter of 2021, with shipments of desktops and notebooks, including workstations, up 55 percent year on year.
Folding phones won't fold
Unless the fold fails to fold
While Huawei and Samsung have now announced their foldable phones, the word on the street is that it will be a fair old while before we see them blossom. But they won't fold and will move into the mainstream.
Hard Brexit means hell for IT distributors
Better to have your Brexit soft
A hard Brexit would hurt IT distribution according to Canalys president and CEO Steve Brazier.
Lenovo gives AMD the thumbs up
And Intel the thumb down
Shortages of Intel processors means that major manufacturer Lenovo is using AMD chips more and more, while it has also given the hard word to Chipzilla.
Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby
If you go it alone, you make more money
A senior analyst predicted at a conference in Barcelona today that following its success on the processor front, it is only a matter of time before Apple creates its own system on a chip (SOC), bypassing suppliers in its egostructure (sic).
E-gaming stadiums ready to roll
Money money money
It's an edgy business but a senior analyst predicted to his clients today that the future of e-gaming stadiums will be huge.
Smartphone numbers continue to tank
People want cheaper phones
Beancounters at Canalys have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and concluded that smartphone sales in Europe are sadder than Silvio Berlusconi blocking the formation of a new Italian government which does not include him.
VR will sell two million this year
20 million by 2020
Beancounters at Canalys think that there will be more than two million VR units sold in 2016 and the figure will grow to 20 million by 2020.