Smartphone shipments to fall further
Published in Mobiles


So much for iPhone 7 and small screens saving Apple’s bacon

Any hopes that the Smartphone industry will pull out of its woes this year have been dashed by the latest IDC report.

Server market slumps
Published in News


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Smartphone sales flat
Published in Mobiles


Unless you are Samsung or Chinese

The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.

IDC predicts VR will rocket this year
Published in Wearables


Heading for 110 million units by 2020

Tarot readers at IDC have shuffled their deck and reached the conclusion that this year will be the year of VR and AR.

Intel and AMD downgraded
Published in Processors


Wall Street losing faith in PCs

It would appear that the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street are losing faith in any belief that the PC industry is getting better.

Server sales on the rise
Published in News


Fourth quarter increases

Beancounters at IDC have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and are claiming that the fourth quarter of 2015 the EMEA server market continued to show moderate growth.

Western Europe more interested in detachables
Published in Notebooks


One in Five sold last quarter is detachable,

Beancounters for IDC have added up the numbers, and divided by their shoe size, and come to the conclusion that Western Europe is getting more interested in detachable computers.

European PC shipments plummet
Published in Notebooks


IDC says they fell by another 18.2 per cent


Just when you thought PC shipments could not get any lower, IDC thinks they have fallen another 18 per cent.

Thin client market dying
Published in News


Not even the cloud can save it

While many believe that the cloud would finally push the concept of thin clients, apparently the beancounters at IDC disagree.

Internet of Things to hit $1.3 trillion in 2019
Published in Wearables


IDC’s latest prediction not taking the Pythia

The Augers, Soothsayers and Pythoness department of IDC has been chewing laurel leaves and sitting over volcanic cracks to receive oracles about the Internet of Things.