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After more than two years of decline, the PC market finally shows some signs of recovery, but the improvements are so small that research companies disagree about what really happened.
Gartner reports that worldwide PC sales were down for the fourth quarter of 2012, and claims part of the reason is that people are turning to tablets for secondary devices.
The latest figures show that the global PC market - including tablets - has grown 21% year-on-year. But as iPad sales fell by over 20% last quarter, HP regained its spot as the world's top PC maker.
The list of downloadable PC games on sale this weekend includes titles like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Serious Sam 3, Brink, the original Syndicate and lots more.
A new report from Forrester Research claims that even as tablet sales go up, they will also cause sales of PC desktops to rise, although at the expense of notebook PC sales.
A new report from IDC says that PC shipments actually went up in the first quarter of 2012, beating expectations of a slight decline in shipments for that same time period.
Research group IDC said this week it expects the launch of Windows 8 to help boost overall PC shipments in the second half of 2012. It also says tablets won't be a replacement for the PC.
A new report from Gartner claims that PC sales will grow by just 4.4 percent in 2012 ahead of the launch of Windows 8 but will grow more quickly by the end of 2013.
Apple's latest quarterly financial announcement on Tuesday revealed that the company has sold 9.25 million units of its iPad tablet in the April-June quarter of 2011. The massive sales of the iPad brand, which launched...
There are now more than one billion PCs in use worldwide and this number will double by the year 2014, according to Gartner research. The figures relate to computers that are actually being used, as...