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Launch of Apple Watch will boost wearables shipments

Launch of Apple Watch will boost wearables shipments

Analyst house IDC says shipments will reach 46 million units in 2015...

Mar 31 2015, 10:42pm CDT

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? Ye...

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...

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 a...

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

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...

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...

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 leade...

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...

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 on...

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 shipment...

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 p...

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% resp...

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 gro...

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 billio...

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...

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 P...

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 note...

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 tod...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 g...

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 P...

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 hi...

Aug 1 2008, 10:17am 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 worldwi...

Jan 22 2008, 12:37am CST