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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 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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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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Google's Android Pay to duke it out with Apple Pay

Its Wallet app failed to take off, but Google is trying again with a new system.

By May 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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Samsung stumbles as Apple creeps up in smartphone game

Apple is now within striking distance of Samsung, which saw its smartphone sales fall by more than 4 million units year over year, says research firm Gartner.

By May 27, 2015

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Asus sets its sights on a top 10 spot in the smartphone market

Asus chairman Jonney Shih thinks the company will be able to more than triple last year's shipments and break into the phone-making elite.

By June 1, 2015