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Google pushes Chrome OS software, with or without Chromebooks

Google announces new Chromebook laptops and an intriguing new device called the Chromebit that pushes Google's operating system without trying to sell you a laptop.

By March 31, 2015

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Microsoft's Surface 3: Stuck in the middle between work and play?

The next version of the Surface is meant to compete with midtier tablets priced around $500. But does it deliver too little, too late?

By March 31, 2015

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IDC: Tough year for tablets, not as bad as thought for PCs

In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline.

By November 25, 2014

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Apple Watch sales to hit 1M in first weekend, analyst predicts

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster also believes Apple could sell 300,000 of its smartwatches in the first 24 hours of preordering, which starts April 10.

By April 1, 2015

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Phablets are going to be bigger than tablets, laptops, IDC says

That's in terms of sales, not screen size. The firm says shipments of the phone-tablet hybrids will reach 318 million in 2015, more than tablet and portable PC shipments.

By September 3, 2014

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IDC slashes forecast for tablet shipments

Emerging markets are still showing interest in new tablets, but that isn't enough to sustain IDC's prior forecast for this year.

By August 29, 2014

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PC market not as bad as previously thought, IDC says

Market researcher revises its prediction for global PC shipments in 2014, but it still expects a decline.

By August 27, 2014

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PC shipments will continue to fall, says IDC

The number of personal computers worldwide is expected to drop 6 percent this year, according to a study published Tuesday.

By June 3, 2014

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Phablets to bite into tablet sales this year, says IDC

Increasing demand for big-screen smartphones means tablet sales could be lower than expected, says research firm IDC.

By May 29, 2014

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The trick for wearables' success is all in the wristwear

Thanks to the Apple Watch, the wearable-gadgets market is poised to soar, says IDC.

By March 30, 2015