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.

More doom for PC market
Published in News
08 December 2015

More doom for PC market

IDC predicts only minor recovery next year

Beancounters at IDC have poured cold water on hopes that the PC market will do better next year.

Germans fascinated with two-in-ones
Published in News

Unificaton is very precise

Germany appears to be jolly interested in unification again and are fast becoming the blue-eyed poster boys for two-in-one computers.

IDC dismisses Apple's cheap iPhone plans
Published in Mobiles

Why does Google titter so?

Beancounters at IDC have dismissed Apple's attempts to make a slightly more affordable iPhone.

PC market waiting for Windows 10
Published in News

Or Godot

The PC market is holding its breath waiting for the release of Windows 10.

IDC sees second life for business tablets
Published in Mobiles

Consumers not so much

Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.

MediaTek sees slowdown in tablet market
Published in News

Single-digit growth this year

Chipmaker MediaTek expects to see a substantial slowdown in tablet shipments this year. The company expects single-digit growth in 2015 and its most optimistic forecast is 9%.