Just like the old days
Market research firms Gartner and IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that the worldwide PC market has grown again throughout 2021, as demand for traditional PCs continued during a global chip shortage.
Windows 7 boost comes to an end
A report from analyst outfit IDC forecast a decline in sales of PCs next year.
This is not a repeat from 2009
The shy and retiring former CEO of Microsoft Steve “there’s a kind of hush” Ballmer has whispered to the assembled throngs at GeekWire Summit 2019 that PCs are still lucrative.
58.5 million in the first quarter of 2019
Beancounters at Gartner and IDC have agreed on an exact figure PC shipment for the first quarter – unfortunately, it is pretty bleak.
Low volume 10nm this year
Intel announced its Q1 2018 results where the company claimed it did rather well, increasing its revenue by13 percent to $16.1 billion. It expects 10 percent better in the second quarter compared to the same quarter last year.
Company needs to beat the 18 million it sold last year
Asustek Computer, the world’s fourth largest PC vendor by unit sales, managed to ship just 4.2 million notebooks in the first quarter of 2017, though its profits continued to remain strong thanks to higher average selling prices (ASPs), according to sources in the upstream supply chain.