Unless you are Apple
There are signs that the falling PC market has opened its parachute and nearly hit rock bottom – unless you are Apple which is continuing to fall like a meteor.
It has heard it is a money spinner
Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.
Printers, PCs, Tablets on a single contract
HP has decided to allow enterprises to get their paws on HP's latest PCs, tablets, printers and other devices using a single contract with no cash upfront.
Xbox Play Anywhere puts pressure on PlayStation 4
Microsoft just dropped a bomb on PlayStation 4 announcing that Gears of War 4 will be able to play on both PC and Xbox via Xbox Play Anywhere program.
Slashes dependence on PC
Inventec has succeeded in reducing its reliance on PC product lines, with the revenue proportion now less than half of its bottom line.
Another myth shattered
It has been a long held myth in the media industry that an expensive Mac was superior to a PC at handling content and images. However a test of the two has discovered that a PC cleans Apple’s clock.
Reduce dependence on PCs
Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.
9.6 per cent drop in a year
Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.
Expensive old rubbish wins wrong oscar
Apple’s rivals are targeting those who are still using Apple’s long-out-of-date Mac Pro.
Now that everyone is realising that their super expensive Apple PCs can’t do VR, an outfit called Xotic PC is offering to sell a range of proper computers that can – although AMD fans might want to look the other way.