Sales Archive

Windows Phone Starts To Fade In Europe, Remains Third

The latest overview of the smartphone world from research firm Kantar Worldpanel is out, and Windows Phone has held its position as the third most popular mobile OS on the market. Now while Microsoft’s platform is still

This Chart Shows How Windows XP Retirement Is Helping The PC Industry

One of the bigger news stories of the month is the confirmation that the retirement of Windows XP has helped the faltering PC hardware industry. And now another chart illustrates the positive effect. The first quarter of

Hardware Makers In Japan, Korea Show Heightened Interest In Windows

Windows 8.1 is going places. Well, Microsoft’s modern operating platform has had a decent enough run overall, but there are many markets where it can really carve up a big share. Countries like Japan and Korea represent

Mobile PC Market Dipped By 9.4 Percent In Q4 2013

There is a things called counting your blessings. Mobile PC makers probably are doing just that right now, as the latest facts and figures of global notebook shipments have just come out. Overall there is more sorrowful

Notebook Vendors Brace For A Rough 2014, Unit Forecast Falls Drastically

Never a good feeling starting a new day with distressing news, but the state of affairs of the notebook market leaves little room for glee. The year is still new but the hardware vendors are predicting doom.

The Ridiculous Growth Of The Tablet Market Is Coming To An End, Says IDC

Eight miles high and falling fast! The sharp growth of the tablet market is soon about to be toned down due to market saturation, the newest numbers revealed by research firm IDC reveal. According to the latest

Strong Sales Of Windows Licenses To Manufacturers Surprises Analyst

The inevitable happened. Microsoft made official its financial report for the fourth quarter of last year yesterday, and the growing numbers and sustained profits surprised many. Obviously, numbers like $24.52 billion in revenue for a quarter, and

Notebook Shipments Around The World Could Drop Up To 20% In Q1 2014

It has been many a seasons whereby tablet devices have outsold and outshined notebook computers worldwide. In fact, forget direct competition — the laptop market is fighting its very own battles these days thanks to dropping interest

Microsoft Celebrates The Opening Of Its 36th Retail Store

Redmond has officially reached another important milestone for its retail outlets. The company has officially opened is 36th retail store in Dadeland Mall in Miami. The new store occupies 3,000 square feet (that is 278 square meters,

4.57 Million Touchscreen Notebooks Sold In The First Quarter Of 2013

A figure was recently thrown around that revealed that 20 percent of all notebooks sold during the first quarter of the year were the models that included touchscreens. Now, however, a new research has floated up that