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How Many iWatches Will Apple Sell? Don't Ask The Experts

How Many iWatches Will Apple Sell? Don't Ask The Experts It wasn’t that long ago that the folks who make a living predicting what people will buy saw the PC on the rise. Wait… what? Yes, back in June of 2011, the research firm IDC was confident that the personal computer,...

Jul 3 2014, 7:54am CDT

Apple, Be Afraid? Xiaomi is Going Global

Apple, Be Afraid? Xiaomi is Going Global Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to enter ten countries this year.  By New Year’s Eve, you should be able to buy the Mi3 in India, Brazil, and Russia as well as...

Apr 28 2014, 4:50am CDT

At Last Some Clarity About Who Is Winning The Cloud File Sharing War...

Who Is Winning The Cloud File Sharing War... The file sharing and collaboration space is typified by two distinct perspectives on growth. The first says that user numbers are everything and that revenue shouldn’t be a key driver for vendors looking to take...

Mar 3 2014, 3:51pm CST

Smartphone shipments pass one billon in a single year units for first time

Smartphone shipments pass one billon units in a single year for first time Smartphones break a barrier in 2013

Jan 28 2014, 10:16am CST

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PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets Gartner estimates that PC shipments declined 6.9% year over year to 82.6 million units while IDC estimated they dropped 5.6% to 82.2 million. PC unit declines have ranged from mid-single to low-double-digits over the...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

IDC predicts PS4 will outsell Xbox One

IDC predicts PS4 will outsell Xbox One PlayStation 4the outsell Xbox one according to research firm

Oct 3 2013, 12:32pm CDT

Tablet Shipments to Overtake PC Sales

Tablet Shipments Forecasts to Overtake PC Sales The shipment of tablets is forecasted to overtake the sales of PCs in the fourth quarter of 2013 and annually by 2015. The fact is that the user base is more interested in mobile devices than laptops or personal computers.

Sep 12 2013, 7:56am CDT

Android Remains the Top OS with 80% Shares while iOS Declines to 13.2%

Android Remains the Top OS with 80% Shares while iOS Declines to 13.2% IDC says that Apple's iOS shares are declined in 2Q13 as no new product is launched this year. Android maintains its leadership position by holding huge 79.9% shares in worldwide smartphone operating system market.

Aug 8 2013, 7:51am CDT

IDC Predicts Global Tablet Shipments to Exceed PC Shipments by 2015

IDC Predicts Global Tablet Shipments to Exceed PC Shipments by 2015 The International Data Corporation has reported on the shipping trends of tablets on a worldwide basis. And the shipments will exceed both portable PCs exported in the present year as well as total number of PCs to be sent overseas two years from now. Now that says something loud and clear to the technology crowd out there.

May 28 2013, 11:10am CDT

Android and iOS lead Q1 Smartphone Shipments with 92.3%

Android and iOS lead Q1 Smartphone Shipments with 92.3% International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced today its first quarter report of smartphone shipments. Android is ranked one for Q1, 2013 with iOS on the second position. Both together hold a major share of 92.3% of all smartphones shipped during first quarter. While Windows phone beat BlackBerry to hold the third position.

May 16 2013, 9:24am CDT

Apple still leads tablet market amidst declining share of worldwide shipments

Apple leads tablet market amidst declining share of worldwide shipments Good news: Apple is still the king of tablets, according to IDC. Bad news - Cupertino's share of worldwide tablet shipments has dropped 40%.

May 2 2013, 3:12am CDT

IDC Says More Smartphones Were Shipped than Feature Phones in Q1 2013

IDC Says More Smartphones Were Shipped than Feature Phones in Q1 2013 For the first time in the industry has such a record been broken. More smart phones have been shipped in Q1 2013 than feature phones. This is a surprising statistic.

Apr 26 2013, 7:03am CDT

Apple iPad Market Share to Dip Below 50% in 2013

Apple iPad Market Share to Dip Below 50% in 2013 IDC's new tablet market report sees Apple losing the tablet market domination this year.

Mar 12 2013, 9:52am CDT

Android and iOS own 80% of Smartphone Market

Android and iOS own 80% of Smartphone Market According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the mobile operating systems held shares of 59.0% and 23.0% respectively of the 152.3 million smartphones shipped in 1Q12

May 24 2012, 7:58am CDT

IDC: Windows Phone 7 Will Beat iPhone

IDC: Windows Phone 7 Will Beat iPhone Over time, research group sees value in Microsoft platform

Jun 13 2011, 2:30pm CDT

Apple Commands 87.4% Of Tablet Market That's not all that bad

Jan 18 2011, 12:35pm CST

Analysts: 7.6 Million Tablets Will Sell This Year, 46 Million By 2014 Thanks to the iPad, research firm IDC predicts that 7.6 million "Media Tablets" will be sold this year, and the market will grow at a clip of 57.4% annually until 2014 when sales will climb to 46 million. IDC uses the...

May 20 2010, 7:33am CDT

1 Billion Mobile Internet Users By 2013

1 Billion Mobile Internet Users By 2013 There's no doubt about it; the mobile Internet has exploded over the last few years. Right now there are close to half a billion people in the world who have access to the mobile Internet. By 2013, IDC expects that...

Dec 10 2009, 11:54am CST

CPU Shipments Grow 23% in Q3 2009 Research firm IDC has released its numbers for CPU shipments in Q3 2009. According to the firm, CPU shipments grew 23% over the quarter compared to Q2 2009. That is about two times the normal growth quarter to quarter...

Nov 9 2009, 10:00am CST

HP Still Leader in Worldwide PC Shipments According to Gartner and also to the sales statistics published by IDC (Via AppleInsider) HP is still the leader in Worldwide PC shipments world-wide and also in the United States. Overall there is growth again in PC...

Oct 15 2009, 8:00am CDT

IDC Says CPU Market Grew Globally in Q2

IDC Says CPU Market Grew Globally in Q2 The computer industry has been hurting with the poor global economy and many consumers going for netbooks rather than full notebook computers. According to IDC, the global CPU market grew for Q2 2009 despite the poor...

Aug 6 2009, 7:00am CDT

IDC Says PC Outlook Improves

IDC Says PC Outlook Improves I just mentioned the shipment numbers for the global PC market offered by Gartner. IDC turned in its numbers for the market today as well. IDC says that the PC market has outperformed predictions for a second...

Jul 16 2009, 8:00am CDT

Q1 Mobile Phone Sales Way Down, Smartphone Sales Slightly Up

Q1 Mobile Phone Sales Way Down, Smartphone Sales Slightly Up Mobile phone sales for Q1 dropped 15.8 percent from last year, with 244.8 units shipping worldwide, according to a report from IDC. The culprits for the low sales include the usual suspects: world-wide recession, lack...

Apr 30 2009, 8:35pm CDT

PC Shipments to Decline in 2009 The global economy is bad; we have heard that more often than any of us want to hear. The poor economy is hurting all sorts of businesses from the auto industry that is still on the verge of collapse despite the...

Mar 6 2009, 9:00am CST

IDC Says PC Market Growth Stops Newsflash, the economy is not just bad here in the US but abroad as well. In the first month of 2009, we have already been hit from many sides with news that the economy is bad. If you needed any further proof, IDC has...

Jan 15 2009, 7:06am CST

PC CPU Market Hits Record Levels in Q3 2008 Research firm IDC reports that the worldwide PC CPU market hit record levels in Q3 2008 despite the poor economy. However, the outlook for the PC CPU market has grown murky. During Q3 2008 the market grew 14% compared...

Nov 3 2008, 6:16am CST

IDC Reports on Q3 Computer Shipments Worldwide Yesterday I wrote about Gartner and its figures for global PC shipments for Q3 2008. Today IDC has published its findings for global shipments for the same time frame. The IDC list is the same for global PC shipments....

Oct 16 2008, 9:00am CDT

PC Market Resists Economic Pressure Thanks to Low Cost PCs IDC reports that despite the poor economy and economic pressure the PC industry is doing well thanks to a boost from low cost PCs and netbooks. IDC reports that worldwide PC shipments are projected to grow by 15.7% in...

Sep 11 2008, 10:55am CDT

IDC Says Advanced Features Drove Mobile Phone Shipments in Q2 According to research firm IDC, global mobile phone shipments in Q2 2008 grew 15.3%. The growth was fueled by competition in high-end devices. IDC says that vendors shipped a total of 206 million phones, which is a 5.6...

Aug 1 2008, 10:17am CDT

IDC Says Market for sub-$500 Notebooks will be Biggest in Developed Countries According to IDC ultra low cost notebooks have received considerable attention as a possible solution to the so called digital divide in developing countries. Despite that fact IDC says that these sub-$500 clamshell...

May 8 2008, 7:38am CDT

IDC Says Handset Market Grew Worldwide Despite Economy

IDC Says Handset Market Grew Worldwide Despite Economy According to research firm IDC the worldwide handset market grew by 14.3% despite economic woes in the US. According to IDC worldwide mobile phone vendors shipped 291.6 million units during Q1 2008 down 11.6% from the...

Apr 25 2008, 7:52am CDT

Worldwide PC Processor Market hits record Levels

Worldwide PC Processor Market hits record Levels IDC releases interesting PC Processor sales numbers that show yet another growth for the 4th quarter of 2007. In 2008 worldwide PC microprocessor shipments grew 8.5% sequentially in the fourth calendar quarter of 2007...

Jan 22 2008, 12:37am CST