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IDC analyst slams Windows 8 device pricing

So far, newfangled Windows 8 hybrid devices are pretty pricey. Too pricey, according to IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell.

By October 10, 2012

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iPad, Kindle Fire are not post-PC, says IDC analyst

Sorry Steve, it's not post-PC, it's PC-plus, says IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell.

By February 5, 2012

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Can the Ultrabook top the MacBook Air? (Q&A)

What's necessary to make the Ultrabook a hit and thereby match or beat the Air in popularity? IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell offers his take.

By September 3, 2011

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Microsoft silent on the Mini: The Surface that didn't surface

The rumored Surface Mini didn't see the light of day. But Microsoft has good reason not to release it.

By May 20, 2014

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Microsoft takes on the 'free' OS

The company is inching toward offering its Windows Phone operating system gratis in some markets. Does that portend big changes in Microsoft's strategy? A longtime Microsoft analyst weighs in.

By March 15, 2014

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Windows 8 contends with Win 7, PC saturation, says IDC

The uptake of Windows 8 is hampered by a completely saturated U.S. PC market and corporate upgrades to Windows 7, says author of IDC study.

By July 11, 2013

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Intel paints bleak picture for Windows tablets vs. Android

Windows tablets are shipping in numbers that barely registered in Intel's quarterly numbers.

By April 15, 2014

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Microsoft forges ahead with ARM tablets

Windows RT's woes notwithstanding, don't expect Microsoft to abandon tablets running on ARM chips.

By September 27, 2013

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Office for iPad rumors give Microsoft's stock a boost

Microsoft's stock is at levels not seen since 2000. Is this all because of the impending Office for iPad or is it because of a host of profound changes taking place at the software giant?

By March 18, 2014

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Windows 8 ultrabooks to go 100 percent touch, see gains

Ultrabooks will soon be 100 percent touch. And touch laptops made gains in August, NPD says.

By September 13, 2013