Smartphone sales fall in China
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 August 2015 10:26

Smartphone sales fall in China


China sales will save no-one

Western  smartphone companies hoping to save themselves by peddling their wares in China will be plumb out of luck.

PC market waiting for Windows 10
Published in News
Monday, 13 July 2015 14:31

PC market waiting for Windows 10


Or Godot

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

IT spending to slump
Published in News
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:32

IT spending to slump


Oracle from Gartner predicts 

Oracles from Gartner groups prophercy and divination department have been reading the tea leaves and come to the concluding that IT spending is going to take a dive by 5.5 percent this yea

Gartner predicts the rise of the hybrids
Published in Notebooks


Opening the clamshell

Beancounters at Gartner have been consulting their tarot cards and are predicting that hybrid PC sales are to accelerate this year.

Chromebooks sell like hotcakes
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 22 May 2015 11:03

Chromebooks sell like hotcakes


Hotcake makers unavailable for comment

Market research firm Gartner has estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, thanks mostly to the education industry realising that kids need keyboards rather than touchscreen tablets.

Waiting for Hadoop could be waiting for Godot
Published in News


Gartner warns

Gartner has said that Big Data framework Hadoop will not make any serious impact for at least two years.

Semiconductor sales up eight percent
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:04

Semiconductor sales up eight percent


Intel still the market leader shokka

Sales of semiconductors were up eight per cent and reached $340bn according to a report by analyst house Gartner.

Tame Apple Press claims Jobs Mob have killed Samsung
Published in News


What a difference a percentage point makes

The Tame Apple Press had a Nintendo in its trousers when Gartner released figures showing Apple sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time since 2011.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 13:23

Gartner has another death of the PC moment



This time they will be killed by Chromebooks

Thursday, 10 April 2014 08:16

IDC reports 4.4% decline in PC shipments



Not as bad as expected