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The number crunchers at International Data Corporation (IDC) counted more than 300 million smartphone shipments around the world for the second consecutive quarter. To be more precise, 327.6 million units shipped during third quarter of 2014... Read...
Lenovo continues to lead the PC market when it comes to global PC shipments. According to a report released by the International Data Corporation, Lenovo’s market share has increased to 20 percent for the first time. Lenovo led the pack by... Read...
From the vantage point of International Data Corporation (IDC), the wearable computing market is extending beyond early adopters and getting ready to hit its stride. More stylish and and functional accessories are being featured in magazines like GQ... Read...
Hot on the heels of an earlier report by Nielsen that around two-thirds of Americans own a smartphone, market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) announced today that the smartphone market as a whole reached another milestone in 2013... Read...
Preliminary data from International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker indicate that tablet shipments around the globe grew to 76.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, representing an impressive 62.4 percent... Read...
Talk about a banner year for smartphone sales. According to the newest data published by International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone shipments around the globe topped 1 billion units for the first time ever in 2013, representing a significant... Read...
Microsoft can take pause for a moment and celebrate the fact that its Windows Phone platform experienced an impressive 156 percent year-on-year growth rate in the global smartphone market, according to data released by International Data Corporation... Read...
Go ahead and credit Apple for popularizing the tablet market by building a device that became an instant hit, that's fair. And give kudos to the Cupertino company for dominating the landscape with its iPad tablets, that's also fair. However, just as... Read...
If Old MacDonald really did own a farm, there would be a tap-tap here, a tap-tap there, here a tap, there a tap, everywhere a tap-tap, because quite frankly, you can't escape the tablet frenzy. That doesn't mean the desktop is dead by any means --... Read...
According to a joint survey from Intel and IDC, the PC market could see sunnier days in 2014. That's the proposed takeaway from a survey IDC conducted of 3,977 adults across both suburbs and cities. The respondents, who all owned at least one PC or... Read...
When Microsoft developed Windows 8's controversial UI and new Start Screen, the major impetus driving the design was the need to support touchscreen devices. Microsoft hammered this home at every opportunity, describing the new Metro design as a... Read...
You can have our smartphone when you pry it from our cold, dead hands. Yes, we're well aware that some people feel the exact same way about feature phones, but for the first time ever, those of us who prefer a full-fledged smartphone finally... Read...
PC sales are slumping in a big way and there's plenty of blame to go around. Before get into that, let's have a look at how bad things really are. According to new data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC), global PC shipments... Read...
We hardly need a study to tell us that mobile users are addicted to Facebook, but lest there be any doubt, a survey by International Data Corporation (IDC) puts the issue to rest. The survey, which was commissioned by Facebook, focuses on how... Read...
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