Recovering economy doesn’t buoy PC sales

While the economy is turning around, it doesn’t appear that PC shipments are turning around with it. In fact, according to a recent report on worldwide PC shipments from analyst firm Gartner, things

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian PC shipments worst in world in Q4: IDC

The fourth quarter wasn't pretty for Canadian PC manufacturers. According to IDC Canada shipments continued to decline, dropping by 13.8 per cent from the same quarter a year ago, a worse performance than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Tablets killing the secondary PC market: Gartner

Following a report last week from research firm IDC Corp. reporting declining PC sales for the fourth quarter of 2012, rival research firm Gartner Inc. chimed in with similar numbers this week, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Windows 8 hasn’t boosted PC sales yet

While Microsoft Corp. continues to tout what it characterizes as strong license sales for its new Windows 8 operating system, launched last October, the new OS has yet to boost the flagging fortunes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Businesses embracing cloud software: IDC

Cloud-based software offerings overcame recent high profile data breaches to grow 27 per cent in the Canadian market, according to an IDC Canada study.Revenues from cloud software, or software as a service (SaaS),

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Global IT spending on track to grow six per cent in 2012: IDC

Global IT spending remains on a pace to grow by six per cent in 2012, IDC said Monday in its latest forecast.Although the tough economy has softened the spending climate worldwide,sales have been

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Apple would maintain tablet dominance with ‘iPad mini': IDC

Apple will continue to dominate the world's tablet market through 2016 if it launches a smaller iPad this year, according to research firm IDC.In a revised five-year forecast, IDC said last week that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Small business spending more on IT, but not hiring new staff

For Canadian solution providers targeting the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market, reports of stable IT budgets and general health within that market should seem promising. But as the trend toward mobile technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 6th, 2012 Harmeet Singh

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Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Samsung tops Apple in smartphone sales: IDC

The worldwide smartphone market grew 42.5 percent year-over-year during the first quarter, as Samsung Electronics overtook Apple for the smartphone leadership position, according to IDC's estimates.Vendors shipped 144.9 million smartphones during the first

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SMB retailers should cast mobile in ‘theatre of the store’

Leslie Hand is standing with her legs slightly apart, her head bowed over the smart phone in her hands, pretending she is in a checkout line frantically doing price comparisons before handing over

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 27th, 2012 Shane Schick

How Canada’s SMB cloud providers are changing the global landscape

Toronto-based Rypple became a poster child for Canadian cloud success stories when Salesforce.com announced plans to buy the firm last December.Although the financial value of the Rypple acquisition deal wasn'tdisclosed, it proved that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Android tablets to surpass iPad in global sales by 2015: IDC

The Kindle Fire is burning a hole in Apple Inc.'s global dominance of the tablet market, International Data Corp. research suggests.In fact, Android tablets could suprass Apple's iPad as the top selling tablets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM CEO Heins courts tablet developers at his first public event

Appearing at his first public event since becoming CEO of Research in Motion, Thorstein Heins confirmed today the company's BlackBerry 10 operating system will make its debut later this year.In a keynote at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff