But CEO Meg Whitman tells investors the software maker is entering 2015 with the "strongest portfolio" in a decade.
The forecast from BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman is up by 10.6 million units from his prior estimate, but sales for the December quarter will depend in part on China.
The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.
Speaking to reporters, the new Sony TV chief believes that his division can end the fiscal year in the black, despite 10 years of losses.
Analyst Michael Walkley's forecast is up from a prior estimate of 171 million. He cited two reasons for his rosier outlook.
Cuts at the mobile-chips giant come as it faces a handful of ongoing government investigations into its business practices.
The company now tallies 3.45 million Creative Cloud customers, but the average subscriber is paying less. Adobe says the acquisition of Fotolia should improve its financial picture.
The company's software subscribers are generally satisfied, but Adobe still faces critics who don't like its 2013 decision to cease developing its Creative Suite software.
App developers for Windows Phone, Surface and other Microsoft devices can now turn to App Annie's widely used analytics tools, but can this help to fix the app gap?
Hint: It's not about smartphone sales volume or market share.