Global PC shipments are still down and at their lowest since 2007

To the shock of absolutely no one, Gartner, Inc. is reporting that global PC shipments decreased for an 11th straight quarter. Worldwide shipments totaled 61.1 million units in Q2 2017, the lowest quarter

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Gartner reports worldwide PC shipment decline

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Global PC shipments slump to 71 million in Q3 2015

A combination of unsettled currencies, inventory issues and operating system transitions are the factors being blamed for a larger-than-expected slump in PC shipments for the third quarter of 2015. iCharts   "The PC

Published on: October 13th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

More expensive PCs will mean extended PC lifecycles

New research from Gartner says PC prices will be going up by as much as 10 per cent in 2015, leading to significant changes in what PCs we purchase and how long we

Published on: May 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Global PC shipment decline not as bad as IDC feared

On the one hand, worldwide PC shipments dropped by 6.7 per cent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2015, but on the other hand that’s not as bad a decline as IDC Corp.

Published on: April 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

End of Windows XP-fueled replacement cycle drags down PC shipment numbers

Research on worldwide PC shipments from Gartner Inc. shows a weak market for desktop computers is eclipsing renewed strength in thin and light notebooks and the hybrid PC market. According to Gartner, worldwide

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

PC sales stabilizing for the first time in two years, Gartner says

Good news for PC makers today – while sales of the desktop computer aren’t exactly booming, they’re no longer plunging the way they have been for the past two years either, according to

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Candice So

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

Published on: April 11th, 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

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras