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Microsoft expects Windows 7's demise to drive a wave of laptop upgrades

2 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

We reported earlier that PC sales had once again declined, making it the 7th year in the row of steady shrinkage of the market. Microsoft and their OEMs, however, expect things to turn around next year, as Microsoft ends support for Windows 7. “There are a few factors here,” said Mark Linton, GM of OEM...
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Q4 2018 PC shipments dip amid trade tensions, CPU shortages

Q4 2018 PC shipments dip amid trade tensions, CPU shortages

2 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Despite recent upward trend, the PC market was hit with a dip in Q4 2018.
PC shipments saw their biggest year-on-year dip since 2016 in Q4 2018, according to new reports issued by market research firms IDC and Gartner .
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Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 470 - Alien: Blackout, New Super Mario Bros Deluxe

2 monthes ago   |   By Pocket Gamer

It's a brand new year, so it's only right we bring you a brand new show full of brand new mobile news and releases.
This week it's the unveiling of the Alien: Blackout trailer, and upcoming releases like Yoshi's Crafted World and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn....
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Gartner finds PC sales doldrums continued in 2018

Gartner finds PC sales doldrums continued in 2018

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Gartner released its quarterly PC sales survey for the fourth quarter of 2018 this week, and it was the same old story. PC sales plunged in the fourth quarter and were down 1.3 percent for the year. The three top players - HP, Dell and Lenovo - accounted for 63 percent of sales worldwide in the quarter.
The company found in their preliminary sales research that worldwide sales totaled totaled 68.6 million units in the fourth quarter. That may sound like a big number, but it's down 4.3 percent over the same period last year.
Gartner principal analyst Mikako Kitagawa said after a couple of...
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Global PC shipments declined in Q4 2018: report

Global PC shipments declined in Q4 2018: report

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Following two quarters of growth , fourth quarter 2018 PC shipments declined 4.3 percent compared to the same quarter last year. According to estimates from U.S.-based research firm Gartner , PC shipments in 2018 surpassed an estimated total 259.4 million units - a 1.3 percent decline compared to 2017. Gartner linked the decline to a CPU shortage, as well as global political and economic uncertainty. Still, the top three PC vendors - Lenovo, HP and Dell - managed to increase their share of the global PC market despite the decline. Those three companies accounted for 63 percent of PC...
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New year brings bad news for PC manufacturers as shipments decline in Q4 of 2018

2 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

The New Year brought bad news for PC manufacturers as shipments dropped by 4.3% in Q4 of 2018 and 1.3% for the year. The report was published by Gartner earlier today which noted a significant drop in the shipments. According to the new report from Gartner, worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.6 million units in Q4 of 2018...
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Huawei P30 Pro main camera tops DxOMark charts thanks to zoom and bokeh

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Every car needs one. The Aukey dual USB port car charger is down to $7.01 with code TFH6UYOB on Amazon. That price is about $6 off that it normally sells for and a match of one... Read more ...

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