Good news! For the first time in six years, things are looking up! PC shipments have been declining since 2011, but the 2017 holidays season brought good news for the longsuffering market. Signaling perhaps the winds of change for the PC hardware industry. This report from IDC, the market tracker, reveals that...

The retirement of Windows XP is, once again, the talking point as PC shipments across the globe dropped by significant margins in the first quarter of 2015. Data published by IDC reveals that sales of computer hardware in Europe, the Middle East and Africa regions (collectively known as EMEA) reached 20.2 million...

Time for some fresh Windows Phone shipments and market share analysis. Microsoft’s mobile operating platform had a tough year, with fewer high profile smartphone releases than before. Just when the platform needed flagships to add to the momentum it had gained in 2013, Redmond opted for a strategy to sell as many...

Let’s start the week with some talk about Microsoft’s mobile platform. The lack of flagship devices has started to affect Windows Phone share, with shipments likely to drop. No new flagship smartphones are planned for the start of 2015, and the next few months are going to be quite a bit troublesome for the Lumia...

Surface Pro 3 sold out, now that’s a phrase you don’t hear all too often. Microsoft’s newest slate is a darn good tablet, it’s a darn good device, period. And it’s selling very well too. Redmond provided a status update of sorts on the official Surface blog. According to the company, the Surface Pro 3 is sold out...

Windows XP retirement is at it again. Almost every other manufacturer has confirmed that Microsoft pulling the plug on the old operating system has had a positive effect on PC shipments. And Lenovo, the king of the hardware market is here to approve ratify this statement. Hard times on the industry, the declining...

Well, what do you know!? Probably the last technology item anyone expected to pick up in sales due to the Windows XP retirement is those good old monitors and display screens. You know, the LCD screens (and in some cases those fat CRT displays). The world is increasingly going mobile — smartphones, tablets and...

IDC have just released their newest figures revealing the worldwide shipments of smartphones by operating systems for Q2 2014, and Windows Phone suffered both a dip in shipments and drop in market share. In other words, nothing too surprising. Android and iOS both continue to dominate the market, even as smartphone...

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 news to report, as the market declined by another large amount. The numbers published by IHS...

Since Nokia is currently the heart and soul of the Windows Phone platform, the fortunes of the mobile operating platform are largely linked with how the mobile phone maker performs. As the financial results made public last week show, Nokia managed to ship a slightly lower amount of Lumia devices in the final quarter...