Trump's trade war and Intel's CPU shortages blamed
Beancounters at Gartner and IDC have both reported falls in PC sales during 2018. They both blame Intel's processor shortages and the trade war with China as the reason shipments declined during the last quarter and across the whole of 2018.
We are about to reap rewards of ‘intelligent transformation’
China’s Lenovo Group has begun to see some rewards from the multibillion-dollar acquisitions of IBM’s commodity server business and Google’s Motorola Mobility smartphone unit
Microsoft teams up with Google
Microsoft and Google engineers appear to be collaborating to support a version of Chrome running on Windows on ARM.
Surface doing well
Microsoft broke into the top five list of PC vendors in the US for the first time, thanks to its line of Surface computers, laptops, and tablets.
Trump weighted tariffs start to bite
President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s tariffs have started to affect the price of tech goods across the pond.
Ever get the impression you have been lied to?
In 2007 Steve Jobs announced that humanity had entered the “post PC era” and that the world would be completely mobile.
Particularly in the USA
Analysts at Gartner released data that showed PC sales continue to fall, although the outfit said there are some “causes for optimism”.
Windows with no hint of x86
Qualcomm has dropped a huge hint that we will see ARM based PCs in the shops in the fourth quarter.
Ten per cent growth
It seems that there is some recovery in the PC market, according to manufacturer Compal.