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Windows Phone Market Share Dipped To Just 2.8% In 2014

Took a little while for the final mobile sale statistics to come out, but according to Gartner, the Windows Phone market share dropped to an…

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Chromebook Sales Expected To Triple By 2017, Gartner

Now, Bingbooks is a word as unofficial as any, but Microsoft recently outlined a new strategy with plans to take on the raging success that…

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A Gigantic App Ecosystem Is Microsoft’s Best Bet, Says Gartner

Software, they say, makes the hardware, which in turn drives the software. It is a perfect circle. We have seen many a great devices, some…

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Windows Market Share To Only Increase By 0.5% This Year, Gartner

Microsoft has taken a number of steps these past few months in order to bring Windows to as many devices as possible. But in the…

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Yes, Windows XP has helped the PC market that has been going down since Windows 7

Analysts love to be right. Most do. With the looming retirement of Window XP on the cards, market watchers readily made a number of predictions, the…

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Tablet Shipments To Rise This Year, PCs Will Drop Another 6 Percent

You all know the drill, by now. PC sales falling worldwide, tablet numbers rising. Gartner once again beats this drum, as the latest forecasts are…

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Microsoft Takes Over 2.1% Of The Tablet Market As Android Overtakes iOS

The green robot is taking over the world. The tablet world to be more specific, as the newest figures signal in the end of an…

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The Wait For Windows 8.1 Affected PC Sales, Says Gartner

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, however, were released one year apart. But so lopsided was the strategy from hardware makers last year at the time Windows…

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Gartner: The Death Of Windows XP Could Boost Up The PC Industry

Microsoft will soon stop releasing security updates and patches for Windows XP, and though the news of the retirement may seem like dire news for…

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Windows 8 Should Not Be Blamed For PC Industry Decline, Says Gartner

Well, it took a fair while, but it seems that sense is finally prevailing. After pinning hopes on Microsoft’s newest operating system, the PC industry…

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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…

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Gartner: Windows 8 Performance In Western Europe Still Lukewarm

Everything is going according to plan as far as Microsoft is concerned, but the same cannot be said for the PC hardware industry that had…

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Gartner Urges Users To Prepare For The Death Of Windows XP

The classic Windows XP is soon destined for retirement, as Microsoft confirmed earlier this month that it was sticking to its April 8, 2014 deadline…

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Gartner Blames Touchscreens, Not Windows 8, For Slow PC Sales

The day was Thursday and the report was on PC shipments. Market researcher IDC reveled in its quarterly report that PC sales took a deep…

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Microsoft could be an irrelevant force in the mobile market in just 4 years, says Gartner

It looks like Gartner has whipped out its crystal ball and is back with another prediction, this time that Microsoft could become irrelevant in the…

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Gartner Believes Microsoft Could Be Irrelevant By 2017

The thing about dominance is that just like it begins it can so easily end. Intensely competitive products from Apple and Google are landing severe…

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Windows Phone Sales Increased 124% in Q4 2012 Over 2011

Today Gartner released its mobile phone market share report for Q4 2012, showing 1.75 billion units for worldwide mobile phone sales, a 1.7 percent decline…

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Gartner Predicts Windows 8 Enterprise Adoption will Remain Slow Going Forward

The year 2012 is winding down and that’s when predictions about next year start showing up from various analysts. This time around we have Gartner’s list…

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Windows Phone platform Continues to Grow, Attributes 2.4% of market in 3rd quarter of 2012

Windows Phone 8 hasn’t been out very long, but it seems to already be picking up the pace when it compares to Windows Phone 7….

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Gartner (again) state the OBVIOUS about Windows 8

Hey did you know that Windows 8 will be a big gamble for Microsoft? Apparently: Microsoft is taking a big gamble over the next few months with…