Global video games sales jumped 63 percent in March
Published in Gaming


Coronavirus keeps people gaming

The coronavirus outbreak hit the entertainment industry hard, causing enormous losses for the companies operating in this branch. However, as millions of people started spending more time indoors and online, the last few months have witnessed a surge in video gaming.

Smartphone sales drop down the loo
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 April 2020 11:05

Smartphone sales drop down the loo


Bad for the big names

Global smartphone production is expected to slump a record 16.5 percent to 287 million phones in the June quarter from a year earlier as the coronavirus pandemic kills demand, according to beancounters at Trendforce.

PC sales back in misery
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 11:30

PC sales back in misery


Kung flued

Just as it was making a comeback, the coronavirus crisis is cutting PC sales short.

Smartphone sales plumet to their worst levels in a decade
Published in Mobiles


Mobile revolution stalled

Beancounters at CCS have added up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of mobile phones will slump to their lowest level for a decade due to the impact of coronavirus.

Samsung Electronics warns coronavirus  will damage consumer sales
Published in News


But there will be a boom in memory chips

Samsung warned the coronavirus pandemic would hurt sales of smartphones and consumer electronics this year, while demand from data centres would fuel a recovery in memory chip markets.

More PCs sold last year
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 10:56

More PCs sold last year


First annual gain since 2011

While the Tame Apple Press has been patting Apple on the head for killing off the PC and replacing it with the iPhone, it is starting to look like the death of the PC has been greatly exaggerated.

Fitbit mulls sale
Published in IoT
Monday, 23 September 2019 11:50

Fitbit mulls sale


Chatting to investment banks

Wearable device maker Fitbit has been in discussions with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a deal.

Hey, Siri, why are Apple sales falling?
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 April 2019 12:06

Hey, Siri, why are Apple sales falling?


Credit Suisse says iPhone sales will drop 12 percent

Beancounters at Credit Suisse have predicted an even darker year for the fruity cargo-cult Apple with iPhone sales expected to decline 12.4 percent this year after last year's 3.2 percent drop.

Apple’s sales too unprofitable
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 22 March 2019 11:59

Apple’s sales too unprofitable


Top department store snubs Job’s Mob

Australia's largest department store Myer has announced that it will stop selling Apple products because they are unprofitable.

TFT LCD panel sales plummeting
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:09

TFT LCD panel sales plummeting


Things are going to get worse. 

Shipments of l9-inch and above TFT LCD panels appear to be in free fall, according to beancounters at Digitimes Research.