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IDC: Tablet shipments decline for the first time since 2010

Last quarter saw year-on-year tablet shipments decline for the first time since 2010, according to the latest report from IDC. Total shipments for tablets as well as 2-in-1 devices stood at 76.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 3.2 percent…

Lenovo's Q2 profit climbs as PC market share increases

Lenovo has announced its fiscal Q2 2014 earnings, reporting a net profit of $262 million for the three-month period ended September 30, up 19 percent from the $219.7 million figure the company reported a year earlier, and exceeding the $260 million expected by market analysts.

IDC: Apple now the world's fifth largest PC vendor

Apple is now among the top 5 PC vendors in the world, according to the latest report from market research firm IDC. With 6.3 percent market share in the third quarter of 2014, the Cupertino-based company has jumped to the fifth…

Smartphone shipments reportedly surpass 1 billion in 2013

While cellphone shipments have hit one billion in a year previously, smartphones in particular have not, until now. According to the IDC, smartphones shipments surpassed one billion for the first time in 2013. Having said that, another research group called Strategy Analytics feels…