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PC Shipments Dropped Nearly 10% in 2013

PC Shipments Dropped Nearly 10% in 2013

By Sean Patterson March 4, 2014

The PC market is still hanging around and certainly will never fade away, but sales of traditional PCs are dropping to distressingly low levels for the industry. Market research firm IDC today released a new report showing that PC shipments …

PC Shipments Are Declining in Europe, Too PC Shipments Are Declining in Europe, Too

It’s clear that PC shipments are declining worldwide, beset by the rise of the tablet market and the failure of Windows 8. This week, one analyst firm is showing a dramatic decline in PC shipments in Western Europe in particular. …

As PCs Tank, Gaming Hardware Sales Are Steady As PCs Tank, Gaming Hardware Sales Are Steady
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PC shipments are falling, and fast. Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system was not enough to save PC manufacturers from a disappointing holiday season in 2012, and the quickly rising tablet market is beginning to cut out PC sales for …

PC Sales Could Pick Up Again, Say Analysts PC Sales Could Pick Up Again, Say Analysts

Following a disappointing holiday season, PC sales have been on the decline for the first half of 2013. Even the release of a new Windows operating system wasn’t enough to buoy sales of traditional PCs. The prevailing opinion is that …

HP Predicted to Retake Notebook Lead From Lenovo HP Predicted to Retake Notebook Lead From Lenovo

The second quarter of 2013 was a bust for PC manufacturers. Shipments of desktop and notebook computers were down nearly 11% from the second quarter of 2012. Only Lenovo was able to weather the waning market, raising shipments year-over-year by …

Chromebooks Are Seeing Growth When Other PCs Aren't Chromebooks Are Seeing Growth When Other PCs Aren't
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It’s hard to resist the allure of Google’s Chromebook. For those just looking for a cheap Internet machine, Google’s sub-$300 laptops are hard to beat. That unmatched value is helping Chromebooks succeed in a market that’s been defined by nothing …

PC Shipments Decline For Another Quarter PC Shipments Decline For Another Quarter

After a dismal holiday season for the PC market, PC shipments continued to decline throughout the first quarter of 2013. Analysts do not predict that PC sales will return to 2012 levels any time soon. Now, PC shipment numbers are …

Another Analyst Predicts Declining PC Sales Another Analyst Predicts Declining PC Sales

Following a disappointing 2012 holiday season that saw PC sales decline despite the launch of Windows 8, industry analysts began predicting further declines for PC shipments throughout 2013. Last week, a Digitimes report raised hopes, stating that PC shipments could …

PC Sales Expected to Pick Up Later This Year PC Sales Expected to Pick Up Later This Year

Since the advent of tablet computing, PC sales have been rapidly slowing. Reports have shown that PC sales declined during the 2012 holiday season and have been continuing to drop at a rapid pace. Though Microsoft has been blaming PC …

Tablet Shipments Could Reach 145 Million This Year Tablet Shipments Could Reach 145 Million This Year

It’s already clear from multiple reports this month that tablets took a big bite out of PC sales during the 2012 holiday season. Now, a new report is showing that the tablet market is set to grow even stronger in …

Samsung Tops List of Semiconductor Buyers in 2012 Samsung Tops List of Semiconductor Buyers in 2012
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It’s no secret that Samsung is quickly catching up to Apple in the mobile market. While Apple painstakingly designs each of their devices and sells millions of each, Samsung has taken a more experimental approach, releasing a myriad of mobile …