Tags : PC


Intel Unwraps SMB PCs


[April 26, 2012]

Vendor’s new Small Business Advantage platform offers notebooks, desktops on iCore processors.

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Tags: SMB , PC , Intel , Small Business Advantage

IDC: Global Q1 2012 PC Shipments Slightly Better Than Expected


[April 16, 2012]

HP leads, Lenovo units jump 43 percent to pass Dell and Acer for second place. HDD constraints still impact market.

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Tags: PC , Dell , HP , Lenovo , IDC , Acer , shipments

IDC: U.S. Small Businesses Will Outspend Large Enterprises for PCs and Peripherals in 2012


[April 09, 2012]

Overall SMB IT spending will exceed $138 billion in 2012, led by notebooks, tablets, packaged software and services.

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Tags: SMB , PC , notebooks , IDC , tablets , spending

Gartner: Personal Cloud Soon to Nudge PCs from Digital Center Stage


[April 09, 2012]

Researcher predicts that in two years cloud services will offer business users device flexibility driven by consumer preferences, virtualization, new applications, individual clouds and mobility.

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Tags: cloud computing , mobility , virtualization , PC , applications , Gartner

Gartner: Global PC Shipments to See Lukewarm 4 Percent Uptick in 2012


[March 29, 2012]

Researcher projects weak PC shipments through 2012, as market shifts to tablets and smartphones.

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Tags: PC , Gartner , forecast

HP Fuses PCs, Printers Into One Unit in Wide, Strategic Restructuring


[March 21, 2012]

Todd Bradley to head new $65 billion Printing and Personal Systems Group, company veteran Vyomesh Joshi to depart.

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Tags: PC , HP , printers , reorganization , Meg Whitman

Count iPads and Apple Tops HP for PCs, Researcher Says


[February 16, 2012]

Canalys figures 15 million iPads and 5 million Macs shipped in Q4 2011 make Apple #1.

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Tags: PC , Apple , Dell , tablet , HP , Lenovo , Acer , Canalys , TouchPad , pads

Gartner: Q4 Global PC Shipments Slide 1.4 Percent, Flat for 2011 Overall


[January 14, 2012]

HP’s Q4 PC shipments dip 16 percent but vendor retains top spot for period and year. Low consumer demand blamed for sluggish industry performance.

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Tags: PC , Dell , HP , Lenovo , Gartner , shipments

Worldwide PC Microprocessor Sales Jump 16 Percent in Q3 2011


[December 23, 2011]

Researcher IDC figures show worldwide PC microprocessor revenue rose 16.1 percent, units edged up 5.2 percent in Q3 2011 compared to the same period last year.

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Tags: server , PC , Intel , AMD , IDC , microprocessor

HP Reverses Course on PCs, Whitman to Clarify Overall Mission and Strategy


[November 02, 2011]

New top exec says evaluation data pointed to value, ROI of keeping PSG intact. Will spell out company’s mission, business strategy going forward.

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Tags: PC , HP , Meg Whitman , PSG

HP Offers New Desktop Days After Planning to Vacate PC Market


[August 23, 2011] Vendor targets $999 machine at business and public sector customers. Read More...

Tags: PC , HP , hewlett-packard

HP Claims 50 Percent Improvement in Printer, PC Energy Efficiency


[March 15, 2011] HP Claims 50 Percent Improvement in Printer, PC Energy Efficiency Read More...

Tags: PC , HP , sustainability , energy efficiency , printers , hewlett-packard , emissions , CO2

HP's Apotheker: WebOS on Every PC


[March 10, 2011] HP's Apotheker: WebOS on Every PC Read More...

Tags: PC , HP , webOS , Apotheker

Global Q4 PC Microprocessor Shipments Sluggish But Annual Totals Up


[February 28, 2011] Researcher IDC reports flat year-over-year and sequential performance for Q4 2010 but yearly totals show 17 percent growth in shipments and 27 percent increase in revenue. Read More...

Tags: PC , Intel , AMD , IDC , microprocessor

Media Tablets and PC Tablets Will Combine for 242 Million Units Shipped by 2015 As Apple's Dominance Erodes, Researcher Says


[February 20, 2011] Media Tablets and PC Tablets Will Combine for 242 Million Units Shipped by 2015 As Apple's Dominance Erodes, Researcher Says Read More...

Tags: Google , Android , Microsoft , PC , iPad , Apple , media tablet

Tablets No Real Threat to Hard Disk Drive Sales for Now, Researcher Says


[February 19, 2011] Tablets No Real Threat to Hard Disk Drive Sales for Now, Researcher Says Read More...

Tags: mobile , PC , netbook , iSuppli , shipment , hard disk drive , media tablet

Tablets Fundamentally Altering Global PC Landscape, Researcher Says


[January 27, 2011] Canalys pegs tablets as major factor in propelling worldwide PC market growth to 19 percent for Q4 2010, contends pads count as PCs. Read More...

Tags: PC , iPad , Apple , tablet , Canalys

Gartner: Global PC Shipments Total 351 Million Units in 2010, Gain 13.8 Percent, U.S. Q4 PC Market Slides Nearly 7 Percent


[January 17, 2011] Researcher counts 93.5 million PCs shipped during Q4 2010, driven by a business PC refresh cycle, still nearly two percent shy of expectations. HP, Acer PC shipments decline, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba gain for period. Read More...

Tags: PC , HP , Lenovo , Gartner , sales

IDC: PC Sales Worldwide Rose 13.6 Percent in 2010 Despite Lackluster Q4 and Strong Tablet Sales


[January 17, 2011] Researcher’s PC shipment data shows sluggish 2.7 percent Q4 2010 bump worldwide and modest 5.7 percent year-over-year increase in the U.S. Market leader HP’s share slips as Lenovo posts impressive gains for the quarter and the year. Read More...

Tags: PC , tablet , HP , IDC , sales

Tablet Growth Lowers Global PC Shipment Expectations


[November 30, 2010] Researcher Gartner cuts forecast for worldwide PC shipments for 2010 and 2011, pointing to slowed user demand and rising tablet sales. Read More...

Tags: PC , tablet , Gartner , forecast , media tablet

Millions of Americans Confused by PC Buying Process, AMD Study Says


[November 23, 2010] Consumer choices driven by convenience, ease of customization, in-store experience, deterred by not understanding the technology. Read More...

Tags: consumer , PC , AMD , retail , Zogby

Global Q3 Shipments of PC Microprocessors Climbs Nearly 9 Percent, Revenue Up 24 Percent


[November 13, 2010] Researcher IDC says OEMs quick to cut orders at any sign of slowing end customer demand. Points to slower than average quarterly sequential increases. Also forecasts tablets to impede but not stop mini notebook growth. Read More...

Tags: PC , Intel , netbook , IDC , microprocessor

One Year Later: Microsoft Sells 240 Million Windows 7 Licenses


[October 22, 2010] One Year Later: Microsoft Sells 240 Million Windows 7 Licenses Read More...

Tags: operating system , Microsoft , PC , Windows 7

Global PC Market Growth For Q3 2010 Slips Below Expectations


[October 15, 2010] Worldwide PC shipments increase by 11 percent but fall short of researcher IDC’s forecast. Tight consumer spending blamed for slow fall buying while business purchases remained on track. Apple posts strong PC shipment growth in period. Read More...

Tags: PC , Apple , HP , IDC , shipment

Global PC Shipments Will Jump 19 Percent in 2010, Lag in Second Half of Year, Researcher Says


[September 01, 2010] Gartner lowers to 15.3 percent PC unit shipment growth forecast for Q3/Q4 2010, blames uncertain economy in mature markets. Read More...

Tags: PC , Notebook , Gartner , forecast , shipment

Global PC Microprocessor Shipments, Revenue Improving


[August 25, 2010] Researcher IDC’s Q2 2010 data shows a sequential 3.6 percent bump in unit shipments and a 6.2 percent jump in revenues compared to the prior quarter. Strong first half performance may yield to late summer weakness. Read More...

Tags: server , PC , IDC , desktop , microprocessor

Global PC Shipments Jump 21 Percent in Q2 2010


[July 29, 2010] PC vendors ship 83 million units worldwide for the period, posting double-digit growth for third consecutive quarter, researcher Gartner says. Read More...

Tags: mobile , PC , Dell , HP , Acer

Lenovo Offers New Services Program to Channel Partners


[July 03, 2010] Vendor’s enhanced portfolio includes support center, incentives, resources, tools. Company also announces new agreement with Brightpoint, distributor of wireless devices. Read More...

Tags: services , PC , Lenovo , ThinkPad , channel partner

Global Server Shipments Q1 2010 Jump 23 Percent, Mobile PC Shipments Up 43 Percent, Researcher Says


[May 27, 2010] Gartner projects 22 percent increase in worldwide PC shipments, 12 percent rise in global PC spending in 2010. Read More...

Tags: PC , HP , servers , Gartner , mobile PC

Global PC Processor Q1 2010 Shipments Jump 39 Percent


[May 07, 2010] Shipments, revenue show sequential decline from Q4 2009 but less than expected. Read More...

Tags: PC , Intel , AMD , IDC , microprocessor


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