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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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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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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

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Heads up Apple, Android to make big gains in 2014, IDC predicts

Apple will hold onto to a "value edge" in 2014, but Android's ecosystem is poised to make big gains, according to IDC.

By December 3, 2013

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Huawei's new focus on high-end phones is a good idea, but won't be easy

The Chinese smartphone maker's new plans to sell more top-tier devices is the right move for Huawei, a company that's made its name on the middle- to lower-end. But it's a tough time to try to get ahead.

By January 29, 2015

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Apple's iOS beats Android in fourth-quarter activations

Apple's operating system accounted for 50 percent of all US activations in the fourth quarter, inching out Android's 45 percent share.

By January 28, 2015