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PC Sales Dropping, Shows Yet Another Report

Last week, a report from International Data Corporation (IDC) showed that PC shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012 declined by around 6.4% from the fourth quarter of 2011. Now, analyst firm Gartner has weighed in on the PC market with similar statistics. Gartner’s research shows a 4.9% decline in PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2012 when compared …

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PC Sales Declined During Last Year’s Holiday Season

A new report issued this week by International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that worldwide PC shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012 actually declined, down 6.4% from 2011. The 89.8 million units were less than even the predicted decline of 4.4%. This is is spite of the launch of Windows 8 and the accompanying products from companies such as HP, …

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Can HP Survive the Post-PC Revolution?

On November 20, 2012, Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced its second quarterly write-down of over $8 billion dollars in a row. That in itself is cause for alarm, but the fact that HP blamed the write-downs on two of its largest recent acquisitions means the company could be flailing to find a foothold in a world where PCs and printers are quickly …

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The Post-PC Era May Finally Begin In 2013

Apple famously said that the iPad tablet ushers in the post-PC era. That hasn’t been exactly true just yet as more PCs are sold each year than tablets, but it may finally change in 2013. DigiTimes Research senior analyst James Wang recently said that he expects global tablet shipments to top 210 million units in 2013. Out of those 210 …

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Apple’s Post-PC World Dominance Moving Along According to Schedule

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s assessment that the world is moving into a “post-PC” era during the debut of the New iPad may have seemed presumptuous at the time, maybe even overly ambitious of what Apple’s tablets, along with other manufacturers, but a new Yankee Group report shows that the post-PC world might be on the horizon after all. The study, …

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