Laptops beat desktop shipments in Q3 2008

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With 3rd quarter sales, revenue, and earnings posted and evaluated, several surprising facts come into play. iSuppli, a market research firm, has evaluated desktop and laptop sales, and for the first time ever, laptop shipments...

Worldwide PC Shipments up 15.5% in 4Q07

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According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, PC shipments grew by 15.5% in the fourth quarter of 2007, compared to the 20% growth in 3Q07, driven by the back-to-school rush. Nevertheless, shipments outpaced growth in...

Digital camera shipments to U.S. up 22 percent

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In its quarterly report, Research firm IDC has concluded that camera makers shipped 8.4 million units (a 22% rise over the last quarter) to the United States, fuelled by customers replacing older models at discounted...

PC Shipments Show Strong Growth

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According to research firms IDC and Gartner Inc., computer shipments rose at the fastest rate in nearly two years during Q3 of this year, a development which raises expectations for another strong performance during this...

Microsoft Takes Lead in PDA Shipments

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Microsoft Corp.'s software platform for personal digital assistants took over the market lead from PalmSource Inc. for the first time in the third quarter, according to market research released Friday. Microsoft's Windows CE operating...

Intel Begins Shipments of 3.60GHz Processors

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Intel Corporation has initiated shipments of its recently announced Pentium 4 3.60GHz processor also known as Intel Pentium 4 560. Announced in mid-June, the chip did not immediately make appearance in retail and personal computers...

Shipments on May of the 28th

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Games releasing on May 28 will come in a bundle. Soon to come games are Gran Turismo 4 Prologue (PS2), Hyper Street Fighter II: The Anniversary Edition (PS2), Red Dead Revolver (PS2, Xbox), Disgaea: Hour...

Nintendo may take a hit on early DS shipments

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The two-screen Nintendo DS console is unlikely to be as profitable from the outset as the Game Boy Advance was, company president Satoru Iwata has warned, with the complex design of the handheld presenting both...

Bluetooth shipments take off

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Researchers say that Bluetooth is finally taking off, signalling more products on the market and a wider choice of devices for buyers. Three separate market reports are giving encouraging news for Bluetooth,...

Itanium bug halts Compaq shipments

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CORPORATE USERS wanting to buy Itanium machines are being told that the processors are going through rigorous testing but the INQUIRER can now confirm there is a serious bug with 733MHz and 800MHz versions of...

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