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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…

4K TV shipments jumped 500 percent in Q3 2014

4K TV shipments topped 3 million units last quarter, up a whopping 500 percent compared to the same quarter last year, bringing total shipments to 6.4 million units this year, according to the latest report from global market research and consulting firm DisplaySearch. …

Smartphones out-ship feature phones for the first time ever

The first quarter of 2013 marks the first time smartphones out-ship feature phones, according to a recent report from market research firm IDC. The table below shows numbers from small and big smartphone manufacturers which, when combined, make up for…

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…

HP expands its PC lead, Lenovo now in second place

Hewlett-Packard's personal computer shipments grew 5.3 percent in the third quarter of 2011, while for the first time Lenovo has overtaken Dell to become the world's second biggest computer manufacturer, according to the data from two influential research firms.