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Worldwide tablet sales fall nearly 15 percent year-over-year
Worldwide tablet sales fall nearly 15 percent year-over-year
The global tablet slump continued this quarter, showing a year-over-year decline of 14.7 percent to 43 million units. Most vendors saw significant ...... 01 Nov 2016 - 6 comments
Chromebooks outsold Macs for the first time ever
Chromebooks outsold Macs for the first time ever
According to IDC, Google's line of Chromebooks outsold Apple Macs for the first time ever, in the U.S. "Chrome OS overtook Mac OS in the ...... 21 May 2016 - 1 comment
IDC: Apple shipped 11.6 million Watches in 2015
IDC: Apple shipped 11.6 million Watches in 2015
According to research firm IDC, Apple shipped 11.6 million Apple Watches in 2015, including 4.1 million in the final quarter. Apple does ...... 24 Feb 2016
Apple is now in second place in global wearables market
Apple is now in second place in global wearables market
Apple has quickly taken second place in the fledgling wearables industry, just a couple of months after launching their first device, the Apple Watch. ...... 29 Aug 2015 - 2 comments
IDC: Apple takes fifth place in global PC shipments following strong growth
IDC: Apple takes fifth place in global PC shipments following strong growth
After three years of major declines for the industry, 2014 saw PC shipments finally stabilize somewhat with growth from most of the major OEMs. ...... 20 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
Xiaomi makes the incredible leap to world's third largest smartphone OEM
Xiaomi makes the incredible leap to world's third largest smartphone OEM
According to research firm IDC, Chinese smartphone startup Xiaomi is now the world's third largest smartphone maker - an incredible leap for ...... 31 Oct 2014 - 2 comments
IDC: Windows Phone global shares falls while Android rules the world
IDC: Windows Phone global shares falls while Android rules the world
According to new data from IDC, the smartphone market reached a new milestone, with global OEMs shipping 300 million units for the Q2 2014. ...... 16 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
IDC: Smartphone shipments to reach 1.24 billion this year
IDC: Smartphone shipments to reach 1.24 billion this year
Research firm IDC has predicted this week that smartphone shipments will hit 1.2 billion units this year, strong growth of 23 percent year-over-year. ...... 31 May 2014 - 1 comment
Chinese smartphone market growth declines for first time since 2011
Chinese smartphone market growth declines for first time since 2011
According to new data from IDC, the Chinese smartphone market experienced its first slow down since 2011. "The world has increasingly looked ...... 15 Feb 2014
IDC: U.S. tablet market reaching saturation
IDC: U.S. tablet market reaching saturation
According to research firm IDC, the U.S. tablet market may already be reaching saturation, just four years after Apple unveiled the original iPad. ...... 31 Jan 2014 - 2 comments
IDC: Smartphones surpassed 1 billion shipments in 2013
IDC: Smartphones surpassed 1 billion shipments in 2013
As forecasted last year by research firm IDC, smartphone shipments reached over 1 billion in 2013. At 1.04 billion units, shipments were ...... 29 Jan 2014
IDC: China smartphone shipments to reach 450 million by next year
IDC: China smartphone shipments to reach 450 million by next year
According to research firm IDC, the Chinese smartphone market will likely reach over 450 million units shipped in 2014. The major increase ...... 25 Sep 2013
IDC: Tablet sales to slow as wearable device sales grow
IDC: Tablet sales to slow as wearable device sales grow
Research firm IDC has posted their latest data into the tablet market, and the company is forecasting a slowdown moving forward. The firm ...... 01 Sep 2013
IDC: Global PC shipments to fall 9.7 percent this year
IDC: Global PC shipments to fall 9.7 percent this year
Research firm IDC has reported today that they expect global PC shipments to fall more than previously forecasted. Total unit sales will ...... 30 Aug 2013
IDC: Battle for third place in smartphone market heats up
IDC: Battle for third place in smartphone market heats up
Research firm IDC has released their global market share figures for the smartphone market for the Q2 2013. While Apple and Samsung remain ...... 28 Jul 2013
IDC: Android up to 75 percent smartphone share
IDC: Android up to 75 percent smartphone share
According to a new IDC report, Android now accounts for 75 percent share of the smartphone market. For the Q1, IDC says Android and Apple ...... 17 May 2013
IDC: Smartphones outship feature phones in Q1
IDC: Smartphones outship feature phones in Q1
For the first time ever, smartphones have outshipped feature phones over the course of a quarter, at least if IDC data released earlier this ...... 28 Apr 2013
IDC: PC shipments see biggest decline, ever
IDC: PC shipments see biggest decline, ever
IDC has released some shocking figures for the PC industry. According to the research firm, PC shipments fell 14 percent in the Q1, the ...... 10 Apr 2013 - 37 comments
Smartphone users check Facebook on their phones 14 times per day
Smartphone users check Facebook on their phones 14 times per day
According to a new IDC survey, smartphone owners check their Facebook pages, on average, 14 times per day. In total, users spend 32 minutes ...... 29 Mar 2013 - 2 comments
IDC: PC market to decline again in 2013
IDC: PC market to decline again in 2013
According to the latest IDC report, the global PC market will decline for the second straight year. While it forecasted slight growth for ...... 06 Mar 2013 - 21 comments
Samsung gains tablet market share, while Apple slides despite increased shipments
Samsung gains tablet market share, while Apple slides despite increased shipments
Tablet sales way up in fourth quarter. In the last three months of 2012, things were looking good for the global market for tablet PCs. Global ...... 02 Feb 2013
IDC: Huawei jumps to third in smartphone shipments
IDC: Huawei jumps to third in smartphone shipments
According to IDC's latest figures, Chinese companies have begun to take significant share in the smartphone market. For the Q4, smartphone ...... 26 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Sony jumps to third in global smartphone sales
Sony jumps to third in global smartphone sales
According to IDC, Sony has seen a strong comeback in the smartphone market. In global sales, Sony moved into third place for the Q3 2012, ...... 28 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
Apple's tablet share falls to 50.4 percent
Apple's tablet share falls to 50.4 percent
According to the latest IDC figures, Apple's share of the tablet market fell to just 50.4 percent in the Q3 of this year. For the quarter, ...... 06 Nov 2012 - 1 comment
Android now up to 75 percent market share
Android now up to 75 percent market share
Android has now convincingly destroyed its rivals in global smartphone market share. According to IDC's figures for the Q3 2012, Android ...... 04 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
IDC: PC growth to slow significantly this year
IDC: PC growth to slow significantly this year
According to IDC, the worldwide PC market will grow just 0.9 percent this year, especially as mid-year shipments slow. The research firm ...... 27 Aug 2012
IDC: Apple controls the tablet market and it isn't even close
IDC: Apple controls the tablet market and it isn't even close
Apple shipped 17 million tablets in the Q2, crushing the competition, says IDC. The company finished with a 68.2 percent market share, although ...... 05 Aug 2012 - 20 comments
Despite supply coming back, HDD makers will keep prices inflated
Despite supply coming back, HDD makers will keep prices inflated
Last year, a historical flood in Thailand left 13 million people homeless and a significant amount of factories with over 3 feet of water. ...... 06 Apr 2012 - 29 comments
Apple's tablet market share continues to fall
Apple's tablet market share continues to fall
According to the latest IDC figures, Apple continues to lose tablet market share, as the industry becomes more and more competitive. Apple ...... 16 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Mobile Internet devices to eclipse PCs by 2015 say researchers
Mobile Internet devices to eclipse PCs by 2015 say researchers
Researchers are predicting mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, will dominate Internet use within the next four years. The ...... 12 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
Apple now top smartphone vendor in the world
Apple now top smartphone vendor in the world
Market research firm IDC has noted this week that global mobile phone growth was not as strong as expected. Sales of smartphones, however, ...... 29 Jul 2011 - 5 comments
IDC predicts Windows Phone 7 will overtake iOS, Blackberry by 2015
IDC predicts Windows Phone 7 will overtake iOS, Blackberry by 2015
IDC has released their Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker numbers this week, and the firm expects the smartphone market to grow 49.2 percent in 2011. ...... 29 Mar 2011 - 10 comments
18 million tablets, 13 million e-readers shipped in 2010
18 million tablets, 13 million e-readers shipped in 2010
IDC has posted their tablet and e-reader shipment figures for 2010, and it appears that 18 million media tablets were shipped for the year, ...... 11 Mar 2011
IDC: Android smartphone sales explode in Europe
IDC: Android smartphone sales explode in Europe
IDC has posted their latest figures for European smartphone sales and unsurprisingly Android has taken the top spot, with 31 percent share. ...... 10 Mar 2011 - 3 comments
Mobile phone market grew 18 percent in Q4, Nokia still rules
Mobile phone market grew 18 percent in Q4, Nokia still rules
IDC has reported this week that the global mobile phone market grew 17.9 percent in the Q4 2010, thanks mainly to increasing smartphone sales. ...... 29 Jan 2011 - 2 comments
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