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HTC Smartphone Shipments Expected To Drop By 33% In 2014

Things are about to get tough for troubled mobile phone maker, HTC. It has been a while since the Taiwanese company started losing ground on…

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Notebook Shipments Now Expected To Take Off, Thanks To Windows 8.1

Ha, who would have thought they’d be reading a headline like this! Go back six to eight months, and it seemed that every other person…

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Microsoft All Set To Increase Focus On Entry Level Smartphones

Redmond’s mobile operating system has been rocking and rolling recently. The company has a pretty good thing going for its Windows Phone 8 platform, and…

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Windows Tablet Makers Target The 8-Inch Display Form Factor

Up until the start of this year, the number of 8-inch tablets was actually very small. Even if you included devices a shade under this…

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Dell On Track To Become The Third Largest Notebook Vendor

So here’s the story. Despite some calls to do otherwise, Microsoft is staying put on its decision to retire Windows XP early next year. April…

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IDC: Windows 8.1 Quite Unlikely To Uplift The PC Market

Oh boy, that did not take long at all. While one would guess that after the release of Windows 8, most would have understood that…

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Tablet And PC Shipments Expected To Reach 0.5 Billion Combined In 2013

Greatness is pretty much guaranteed when things work in unison. It has been one of the talking points of the technology industry whether tablet devices…

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PC Vendors Planning To Increase Focus On Wearable Computing

Mobile was long hyped up as a bold new frontier for computing. While some companies understood this early and ran away with success others realized…

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Twice As Many Tablet Expected To Ship In 2013 Than Notebooks

The war for mobile computing supremacy seems to be going according to plan. Back in January this year, NPD DisplaySearch foresaw this much when it…

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Windows XP Retirement Could Be Great For Enterprise PC Sales

It appears that desktop PCs may get one last hurrah. Windows XP is finally fading away, and with mere months remaining between official retirement of…

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The Year Ahead Is Vital For Microsoft, Analyst Predicts

A lot has happened in the past few weeks for Microsoft. The software titan unleashed the Windows 8.1 Preview, organized two annual company events, and…

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Windows 95 Was Microsoft’s Peak, Analyst Claims

Troubling times sure do get people talking. And technology analysts usually have a field day whenever some vexing bits come out of Redmond. Microsoft is…

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Steve Ballmer’s Devices And Services Concepts Starts Gaining Momentum

Microsoft CEO has occasionally been criticized in the media for his apparent lack of leadership qualities. But while there is little room to argue that…

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Fujitsu: End Of Support May Not Move Users Away From Windows XP

April 8, 2014 is fast becoming a very important date for Microsoft. The software titan has announced that it will stop releasing security updates and…

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The Windows 8.1 Ecosystem Is Still 18 Months Behind, Microsoft Believes

Windows 8 was a bold new direction for Microsoft, and the company was certain that the new platform would bring an avalanche of new products…

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Smartwatches Are An Huge Opportunity For Microsoft, Says Analyst

It is remarkable to think that just a year or so back, few, if any talked about smartwatches in the media. But now these devices…

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IDC Believes That The Peak Of PC Shipments Was Reached Two Years Ago

The state of the PC hardware industry keeps on getting worse. Earlier this month, both IDC and Gartner released their numbers and statistics regarding PC…

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Analyst: Windows 8.1 Has What It Takes To Remedy Windows 8 Problems

Ah, analysts. You can’t live with them, you can’t live without them. And when it comes to technology analysts they have some really special liking…

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Acer, ASUS, Dell And Lenovo Said To Be Developing 8-Inch Windows Tablets

It appears that Windows RT, the slimmed down version of Microsoft’s new platform is not making the cut for several hardware vendors. As a result,…

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Gartner: Windows 8.1 Features Will Silence Most Of Its Critics

We are nearing the preview version of Windows 8.1, and it is during this time that analysts and market watchers step in with their thoughts…