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IDC: The worst is yet to come for traditional PC market
"This bump in demand may be short lived as many fear the worst is yet to come and this could lead to both consumers and businesses tightening spending in the coming months."
Traditional PC market continues growth despite issues in the supply chain
Nearly one of every four PCs shipped during the quarter were from Lenovo or one of its subsidiaries as the company once again managed to hold the top position in the market.
NZ traditional PC market returns to growth - for now
The consumer market outperformed expectations, with some aggressive channel loading by PC vendors.
IDC: NZ's PC market surprise growth will not last
Despite the growth witnessed at the end of 2018, IDC predicts that New Zealand’s traditional PC market in 2019 will decline by -4.4% YoY.
Detachable tablets return to growth while slate tablets continue decline
Growth for the overall year just remained positive with 1.6 percent year over year growth in 2017, a sharp drop from the 24 percent growth in 2016.
Business demand not enough to prevent further PC market declines
Steady business demand isn't enough to starve off a declining PC market according to the latest figures from Gartner.
HP winner in better than expected Q3 PC market
The traditional PC market has clocked a better than expected result Q3, with HP logging a ‘notable’ growth thanks to big wins in Asia Pacific.
Indian PC market hits all-time low on back of GST implementation
Traditional PC shipments in India have slumped nearly 19% quarter on quarter to an all-time low on the back of the recent GST implementation, IDC says
HP ousts Lenovo to reclaim top spot as PC market continues to decline
HP has reclaimed top spot in the worldwide PC market from Lenovo, which has suffered its biggest year on year shipment declines according to Gartner.
Traditional PC market declines but fares better than expected
Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs declined in the first quarter of 2017, but surprisingly the figures are more positive than expected.
Is the end near for some PC vendors as shipments drop to 2007 lows?
Gartner says PC vendors without a strong business play will soon be forced out of the market as shipments drop below 2007 levels. So who will remain?
HP wrestles top spot away from Lenovo as PC shipments grow - yes, grow
HP has ousted Lenovo to take top spot in the PC shipment market, as global PC shipments see their first growth in five years.
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.
PC market not looking great, experts warn
Competition from other devices and longer device life have been the root causes of slower growth, according to IDC.
IDC: Global PC shipments drop 4.5%, but not as much as predicted
IDC reports worldwide PC shipments are dropping, but not as fast as predicted. 62.4 million units were shipped in 2Q16, a decline of only 4.5%.
Stability remains elusive as PC market continues to struggle
Stability remains elusive in the PC market, with forecasts predicting further struggle for the sector as numerous factors continue to cause strain.
Global PC market not looking great, APAC remains weak
"The global PC market had a bad start to 2016 and it is difficult to see any bright spots for vendors in the coming quarters."
Apple, Asus buck downward PC sales, while Lenovo, HP slump
Asus and Apple are the only vendors to record increased PC shipments for the first quarter of 2016 as the PC market continues to decline.
Lenovo leads dismal PC shipments market
PC shipments continue to decline, with the only hopes for improvement dependent on commercial replacements and economic stability, according to IDC.
EXCLUSIVE: IDC NZ outlines the year ahead for PC market
The New Zealand PC market is expected to see a further decline this year, but that's not not necessarily all bad for the channel.
Changing consumer habits damaging PC sales
"The PC market is still in the middle of structural change, which will reduce the PC installed base in the next few years."
2015 not so great for PC market as shipments plunge
The PC market continued its downward trajectory in 2015, with mobiles, tablets and Windows 10 contributing to the decline.
Return to growth in PC shipments forecast
The brakes are expected to start coming off PC spending in the later half of next year, with IDC predicting a return to growth in PC shipments.
PC market declines for fourth quarter, but two-in-ones up 77%
Two-in-ones saw a 77% year on year increase in shipments in Q3 at a time when the overall PC market dropped 14% and tablets were down 20%.