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IDC: Tablets stay dead, notebooks keep head above water
An IDC report predicts a soft personal PC market, slipping into further decline with the exception of notebooks, gaming PCs, and business PC upgrades.
06 Dec 18
Time to bin the traditional PC? IDC forecasts ongoing decline
Despite the bleak forecast, IDC assures there are actually several pockets of opportunities and growth like gaming & ultraslim notebooks.
01 Jun 18
Consumer, enterprise and public sector fuel Aussie PC spend
Australia’s traditional PC market has bucked the global trend to record growth in Q2, driven by strong consumer, enterprise and public sector spend.
11 Sep 17
IDC: PC outlook remains mildly negative – but there is a silver lining
IDC has released their report that details a slight decline in the personal computing devices market through to 2021 - it's not all bad though.
28 Feb 17
Lenovo ups sustainability game with new manufacturing process
“Our focus on innovation extends beyond R&D and product design, to the way our products are manufactured."
08 Feb 17
Declining APAC PC market set to stabilise, but will remain challenging
"Similar to worldwide PC trends, Asia Pacific is witnessing continued market consolidation in the PC industry."
26 Jan 17
Is the PC market on the road to recovery?
"The contraction in traditional PC shipments experienced over the past five years finally appears to be giving way."
12 Jan 17
PC market not dead yet: Decline slows as new designs boost demand
All hope is not dead for the PC market as the decline has slowed down, according to the latest statistics from IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.
01 Dec 16
India's demonetization slows down devices market
“More than half of PC buying from retail and exclusive stores in India is done through cash."
29 Nov 16
Is Samsung about to sell its PC business?
“Lenovo, already the world’s largest PC supplier, is continuously seeking opportunities to further grow its core business in the global market."
25 Nov 16
‘Sluggish’ India PC market held up by consumer spend, IDC reveals
"Early indicators illustrate an immediate impact on retail purchase and drop observed in online channel business."
24 Nov 16
Global PC shipments on the decline for record eighth consecutive quarter
The preliminary results of one of Gartner’s more recent studies paints a pretty gloomy picture for the PC market.
13 Oct 16
PC vendors vying for position in declining market
“We will need a strong holiday season to ensure that we don't enter 2017 in a poor inventory situation."
12 Oct 16
Growth in device shipments not returning any time soon
"For the PC market to stay on pace for flat growth in 2017, business spending needs to flourish."
10 Oct 16
PC vendors: Shape up or ship out
PC vendors face a stark choice and must decide between overhauling their businesses or leaving the PC market, according to Gartner.
19 Sep 16
Intel invests in the next wave of computing
Intel is currently working to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, and investing in visual cloud, PC innovation, IoT and 5G.
01 Jun 16
Acer reports lacklustre revenues for 1Q16
Acer has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2016, with figures not looking so great for the Taiwan-based PC vendor.
16 May 16
PC market decline set to continue, but there are growth areas
IDC says while stabilisation of the PC market remains an elusive goal for now, there are some areas where there's money to be made.
15 Mar 16
Exclusive: Brace for consolidation, declining Kiwi PC market in 2016
Strap yourself in for a bumpy year in the Kiwi PC market in 2016, with IDC NZ expecting declining shipments - and vendor consolidation.
08 Dec 15
NZ PC market stabilises following competition from Lenovo
“Increased competition particularly after Lenovo’s entry in the consumer space combined with strong spending in the education and government segments.
03 Sep 15
Lenovo storms ahead of Apple, leads PC market
In Q2 2015, Lenovo had a 15% share of the PC market, which was enough to bump the company into the top position.
10 Aug 15
'Healthy' second half on the way for PC market
There's good news on the way for PC resellers according to IDC's latest PC market report, though for Apple resellers the good times are already here.
20 Jul 15
Going down: NZ PC shipments slump in Q1
PC shipments in New Zealand slumped in Q1, with exchange rates one of the key factors – and the months ahead aren’t looking much better.
13 Apr 15
PC market makes a comeback
The PC market is in a state of flux, with shipments expected to fall in 2015 but grow in 2016 and 2017, according to IDC.
13 Mar 15