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Google's Android Wear software will let you leave your phone at home (if there's Wi-Fi)

The search giant announces a handful of new features, including new capabilities that make a watch run independent of a phone, all ahead of the Apple Watch's launch on Friday.

By April 20, 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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Microsoft's top task for Windows 10: Proving it's worth starting up

The world's largest software maker has to convince developers to write apps for the new version of its widely used operating system. But it also needs to win over customers, from consumers to businesses. That's no simple task.

By April 27, 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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For Microsoft, catching the future is an uphill battle

The software maker reports sales that beat Wall Street's expectations, but it's still trying to regain relevance and find new ways to sell its software.

By April 23, 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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Xiaomi's plan to be No. 1 in India begins with the Mi 4i

Global Vice President Hugo Barra had an idea in mind when he joined the Chinese phone giant two years ago. The result is the Mi 4i, a cheap flagship phone for India.

By April 27, 2015