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

12 days 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

12 days 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

12 days 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

12 days 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

12 days 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

12 days 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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LG says it's definitely going to debut a 5G phone next month

LG says it's definitely going to debut a 5G phone next month

LG says it will launch a 5G phone this time next month. We already knew that LG was holding a press event at Mobile World Congress on 24 February where we were expecting the LG... Read more ...

Vivo Apex 2019 Concept debuts all-screen fingerprint scanner, kills all...

Vivo Apex 2019 Concept debuts all-screen fingerprint scanner, kills all buttons and ports

It looks like 2019 is going to be a bumper year for smartphones. Vivo has just revealed perhaps the most unusual and revolutionary device of the year: the Apex 2019 Concept... Read more ...

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X is designed to convert pros to compact system camera fans

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Olympus is aiming to convert the professional DSLR user with its latest addition to the OM-D E-M1 family. The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is a Micro Four Thirds camera with enough nous... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus leaked in high-quality photos

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There's no shortage of Samsung S10 leaks now, but we might have just had our best look yet at the phone, along with the larger Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus , thanks to some... Read more ...

Redmi Note 7 by Xiaomi set to launch in India soon

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After becoming a sub-brand of Xiaomi and a rather grand launch of its most affordable 48MP phone , the Redmi Note 7 is all set to be launched in India. The twitter handle of... Read more ...

Amazon rolls out self-driving 'Scout' delivery robots

Amazon rolls out self-driving 'Scout' delivery robots

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Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ live images leak in crystal clear quality

Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ live images leak in crystal clear quality

The floodgates are officially open, and Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy S10 lineup has been leaking like crazy over the past couple of weeks. Technically, the leaks started... Read more ...

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Nokia 7.1 is one of mid-rangers in the Nokia smartphone portfolio and considering that Nokia 8.1 is considered the value flagship, Nokia 7.1 can be said to be the 2018... Read more ...

LG's 5G phone is coming next month with Snapdragon 855, unique vapor chamber

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