ARM on Tuesday deepened its rivalry with Intel by releasing a batch of new chip technology aimed at grabbing more market share among laptop computers.
Global shipments of PCs rose at their fastest pace in two decades in the first quarter of 2021 as people bought computers to help them work and study remotely during the Covid-19 crisis.
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Back in the day, PCs were hip and investors chased computer stocks to sky-high valuations. Everyone was buying a desktop, and then a laptop, and the companies that supplied them could do no wrong.
Worldwide PC shipments fell by 1.3% in 2018, and by a sharp 4.3% in the fourth quarter of the year, as the years-long pressure on the market continued unabated.
The African and Middle Eastern PC market posted its third successive quarter of year-on-year growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, but a slide in sales in 2015 is on the cards, according to International Data Corp. The improvement in the most recent three quarters follows
Acer, a brand better known for its PCs than itx mobile computing products, has been flogging tablets since 2011. The latest version in its Iconia Tab range is this 8-inch midrange device that costs less than three grand. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 is a good-looking tablet, although it looks remarkably similar to many
After seven successive quarters of year-on-year declines, the African and Middle Eastern PC market has finally returned to growth, posting an annual improvement in sales of 2,2% in the second quarter of 2014 to reach 4,5m units. The data, from research and advisory firm