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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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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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Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

An annual event in San Francisco has often been where game developers come together to discuss design. Now it's one of the biggest showcases of the latest VR tech.

By February 28, 2015

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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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Android share of smartphone profits plummets to 11 percent

Apple's iOS now controls approximately 89 percent of the smartphone industry's worldwide operating profits.

By February 26, 2015

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Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

The company will use Mobile World Congress next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

By February 23, 2015

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Windows Phone to be fastest growing mobile OS, says IDC

Microsoft's mobile OS will surge, after a fashion, amid slower growth for the smartphone industry as a whole, predicts research firm IDC.

By February 26, 2014