Net loss of $128 million – first in six years
Lenovo is not having a good time of late as the declining use of the PC and its underperforming Motorola unit continues to give its bottom line a spanking.
Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU
Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.
Lenovo’s Yoga brand is rather nice when you look at Windows machines, but its Android flavour has been a bit of a yawn, lacking all of the windows flavour's adaptability.
Down five percent
All in one PCs are generally suffering the same fate as their clunkier cousins.
Starts at $500
The Lenovo Yoga is one of those devices that we want since we played with one on a press doo and notw it appears that Lenovo has given us a reason.
Backpay not mentioned
Lenovo has agreed to start paying Qualcomm royalties on its 3G and 4G phones in China, covering both their own creations and Motorola’s.
Global macro-economic slowdown
Lenovo saw shares plunge by more than 10 per cent after it reported that quarterly revenues fell for the first time in more than six years.
Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market
For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.
Samsung is still number one
Beancounters at IDC have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that smartphone shipments hit a record 1.43 billion units in 2015.