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PC Shipments Post the Steepest Decline Ever in a Single Quarter

According to IDC, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), down -13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of -7.7%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The extent of the year-on-year contraction marked the worst quarter since IDC

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Low Cost Tablets Increases Forecast

Published on March 14, 2013, in Tablets.

International Data Corporation (IDC) increased today its 2013 forecast for the worldwide tablet market to 190.9 million, up from its previous forecast of 172.4 million units as they  predicted surge of smaller, lower-priced Tablets. The forecast Increase in tablet shipments have been made throughout the forecast period with an average increase of 11% between 2013 and 2016.

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Ultrabook Sales Continue to Disappoint in 4Q12

Published on November 15, 2012, in OEM, SSD, Ultrabook.

Longbow Research‘s chip analyst Joanne Feeney reported that production of notebook computers fourth quarter (Q412) is coming in “worse than expected,” perhaps flat with Q3′s level versus a prior expectation for growth of 5% to 10% from Q3, with recent Microsoft 8 notebook order cancellations from OEMs as they revise downward views of holiday demand. “Consumers continue to spend on lower-priced

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New and Updated Mobile Devices with More NAND Boost Flash Memory Market

Published on October 28, 2012, in Market Share.

The third quarter of 2012 was very busy with new Smart connected device launch and product refresh all coming ahead of the holiday season, with all main three mobile operating systems (OS) out and competing for buyer’s heart, consumers wait is over and Flash memory foundries hopping that with the launch of higher capacities new devices fourth quarter

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Microsoft is Betting on its Own Surface Tablet Success

Published on August 22, 2012, in Tablets.

An IDC analyst told CNET that Microsoft is expected to build a more than 3 million Surface tablets, of both its Intel x86 Windows 8 and ARM Surface RT, Windows 8 RT Tablets.  The IDC analyst Bob O’Donnell said that ”There could be two ways to get Surface. Buy it outright for, let’s say, $599. Or $199 for a

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How Tablets are Changing the Global IT World

Published on August 19, 2012, in Market Share, Tablets.

Most IT and business professionals have a company assigned Smartphone, a work laptop and according to an IDC survey based on a sample of 3124 respondents, 71 percent now have a tablet. The vast majority of these 61 percent use this daily for work. Of those who don’t own a tablet 80% intend to buy one over the

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Microsoft Shows Cracks in its OEM Pricing Strategy

After launching its own Tablet and hearing complains from its partners that they are unable to compete against the iPAD and Android Tablets with its original $85 Windows RT pricing, Microsoft showed a move to the right direction and reduce the Windows RT OEM price to $50-65. According to DigiTimes, Microsoft has updated its licensing

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Is This The Beginning of The End For Microsoft

Published on June 30, 2012, in OEM, SSD, Tablets.

We have reported in the past that PC vendors are struggling to build Ultrabooks and Tablets based on Microsoft Windows 8 OS, and now it seems that as Microsoft is continuing to insist on selling its OS for $85 to PC OEMs. Now we hear that many of it’s loyal partners have decided that their new BFF

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Microsoft Launched First Own-Brand Tablet

Published on June 20, 2012, in Tablets.

While PC vendors are struggling to launch a Windows 8 Tablet due to high OS costs, Microsoft on Monday unveil its own branded Tablet named Surface,  a sleek and thin magnesium slate with the intended to set the stage for Windows 8 and Windows RT The surface is  9.3-millimeter thick tablet, which includes a magnesium case that

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IDC Projects Tablet Forecast Growth on Strong Windows 8 Tablets Interest

Published on June 15, 2012, in Market Share, Tablets.

IDC in its Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker increased its forecast for the worldwide media tablet market to 107.4 million units for the year, up from its previous forecast of 106.1 million units.  IDC also revised upward its 2013 forecast number from 137.4 million units to 142.8 million units. And by 2016 worldwide shipments should

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