PC market
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.

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.

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.

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.

Apr 18, 2017

Tough phase for traditional PC market

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

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.

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.

Mar 14, 2016

Detachables to boost waning tablet market

The overall market will return to positive growth, driven by the growing demand for detachable devices, says IDC.

Oct 19, 2015

PC rental trend on the rise

With the volatile rand causing PC price increases, more companies turn to rentals.

Sep 17, 2015

HP shares rise amid separation plans

Investors welcome plans for the company's soon-to-be separated PC and printer business to return more capital to shareholders.


MEA PC market suffers sharp decline

The PC market in the Middle East and Africa records its steepest decline to date for a single quarter.

Aug 13, 2015

Lenovo suffers Motorola hangover, cuts jobs

China's Lenovo will lay off 10% of staff after Motorola sales fell by a third, raising doubts over the PC giant's $3?billion bet on a money-losing brand.

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