Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things
Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.
Current PC’s don't have the spec
Before Christmas we were saying that the reason the PC market is in the dole-drums is because there is nothing around which would lead you to need to upgrade, but now it appears that there might be – virtual reality.
No compelling need for an upgrade for a decade
For the last few years the PC market has been falling steadily, but the reason has never been truly worked out, but the answer could be found in the rise of gaming computers.
Nobody loves the PC
Although third-quarter worldwide PC shipments showed some signs of life, the PC supply chain is still pretty depressed.
More updates coming
Software giant Microsoft has finally managed to link its PC windows with Mobile and now both will be updated at the same time.
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.
Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere
Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.
The “post-pc” era has been good for the PC
Tin-box shifter Michael Dell mocked the prophecy of the Grand mufti of the Apple Cargo cult, Tim Cook who insisted that the PC was on its way out.
Still makes Macs of course
The grand mufti of the Apple cargo cult has shown that he still has his fingers on the technology pulse by claiming that the world wants to dump their PCs to buy his overpriced Surface Clone knock-off.