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PC shipments fall for first time since 2001

We've been hearing about a supposed post-PC era for some time now while tech pundits have continued to bandy about once unfathomable ideas like the death of PCs. And although PC manufacturers have struggled, the real-world results of hundreds of…

Apple's profit margin slightly slimmer on iPad 3, estimates reveal

According to BOM (bill of materials) estimates by UBM TechInsights, Apple may be cutting its profit margin slightly with its new iPad compared to previous generations. The firm's estimate shows a total BOM cost of $310 for the iPad 3 -- more specifically -- the 4G LTE 16GB model...

HDD supply to recover by Q3 2012, prices to remain high

Echoing concerns from various hard drive manufacturers, market research firms IHS iSuppli and Coughlin Associates are predicting that HDD inventories will not be back to normal until the third quarter of this year and prices will likely remain inflated at…

iSuppli: Web-connected devices to outgrow PCs by 2013

With the increasing prevalence of Web-connected consumer electronics, research outfit iSuppli believes such devices will outnumber conventional computers in as little as two years. The firm predicts that by 2013 the number of Internet-enabled electronic devices such as televisions, set-top…

iSuppli: Integrated graphics are taking over notebooks

According to iSuppli, an increasing number of notebooks are shipping with integrated graphics, which makes sense considering the fact that Intel has begun selling processors with a built-in graphics core. AMD is also working toward a combined CPU/GPU solution with…