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2:50
Jul 30, 2020

Taiwan-based Asus eyes tender opportunities in SA

The Taiwanese PC maker says it’s witnessing plenty of sales opportunities coming up now as a result of more people working from home.

2:30

SA’s personal computing device market takes a knock

In the MEA region, South Africa experienced the biggest decline in shipments of personal computing devices year-on-year during the first quarter.

3:30
Apr 14, 2020

Coronavirus decimates global PC shipments

After three consecutive quarters of growth, the worldwide PC market experienced its sharpest decline since 2013 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, says Gartner.

3:50
Dec 30, 2019

SA still has a lot to give, says Lenovo

With the country’s PC market on the decline, the Chinese multinational sees many opportunities in South Africa.

2:30

After 19 quarters, MEA PC market finally grows

A total of 5.3 million units were shipped across the region in Q3 2019, indicating an increase of 5.5% in Q3 2018, says IDC.

3:20
Jan 14, 2019

Worldwide PC shipments decline 4.3%

After two quarters of growth in 2Q18 and 3Q18, PC shipments declined in the fourth quarter, says Gartner.

3:20
Oct 11, 2017

Traditional PC market stabilises

Improvement in emerging markets as well as US back-to-school promotions helped boost the market, says IDC.

4:30
Jul 21, 2017

Lenovo buoyant in SA despite PC market free-fall

The Chinese multinational company grows its local business, banking on the strong rand and a reasonably flat inflation rate.

3:00
Jul 18, 2017

Mild improvement in 2Q17 PC shipments

The traditional PC market fared slightly better than expected in 2Q17, tilting just above the previous forecast.

3:20
Apr 18, 2017

Tough phase for traditional PC market

The traditional PC market faces competition from tablets, smartphones and lengthening PC lifecycles, says IDC.

4:30
Jul 12, 2016

PC market suffers 7th consecutive dip

Shipments totalled 64.3 million units in the second quarter of 2016, a 5.2% decline from the second quarter of 2015, says Gartner.

3:20
Mar 30, 2016

MEA PC market suffers steepest decline

The market saw a 28.7% year-on-year slump in shipments in the final quarter of 2015, says IDC.

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