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John Akers, who had died aged 79, was CEO and president of IBM when the company lost control of the PC business, and made the biggest annual loss in its history.
Despite falling PC sales, this history of the desktop computer from the 1970s to around 2009 sees a future for the original personal computing form factor.
Despite some optimism here and there, Gartner also labeled 2013 as "the worst decline in PC market history, equal to the shipment level in 2009."
Nobel-winning economist and New York Times opinionator Paul Krugman tries to put into context Steve Ballmer's exit announcement, the history of the Wintel industry and the rise of smart phones. What's hindering Krugman's analysis is that he's a typical Windows PC end-user.
The longest PC sales decline in history has the industry in shock. We are in a new era with smart phones and tablets. But the bottom is deeper than many expect. Here's why.
R-Wipe & Clean is a complete R-Tools solution to wipe useless files and maintain your computer privacy. It irretrievably deletes private...
Windows 8, like Vista before it, is on its way to the trash heap of PC history unless Microsoft makes some big changes as soon as possible.
For the first time in history, China has recorded a PC shipment decline as the market in the region takes an overall hit, according to analyst firm Gartner.
DL Cleaner Lite is a simple and safe tool that includes utilities to keep your PC clean, healthy and fast. Junk files, temporary files,...
It is beginning to look like Microsoft is about to repeat the Tablet PC history with Windows 8, and that is not a good thing.
The PC maker also said it has nine percent worldwide market share, the highest total in its history
Dell is just the latest Android convert. Google's mobile OS is beginning to swamp the market and it's going to be very interesting to see if other operating systems can continue to gain market share.
Rumors are flying around claiming that Apple is secretly developing a Tablet PC. But keyboard-free, touch-screen portable PCs are nothing new, and over the past two decades history is littered with the corpses of failed ideas. Can Apple make a Tablet PC "cool"?
Shipments of new PCs are set to fall by 11.9 percent this year in the industry's 'sharpest unit decline in history', analysts at Gartner have predicted
The PC industry will experience its sharpest unit decline in history, with PC shipments totaling 257 mln units in 2009, an 11.9% decline from 2008, according to Gartner. Previously, PC units experienced their worst decline in 2001 when unit shipments contracted 3.2%. Up to this point, emerging markets collectively recorded their lowest growth in 2002, [...]
Shipments of new PCs are set to fall by 11.9 percent this year in the industry's 'sharpest unit decline in history', analysts at Gartner have predicted.
This is the kind of thing I don't particularly enjoy writing, but as I have been blogging about learning Linux, and I've tried to approach as an "ordinary PC user" would, I think it's important to pass along lessons learned from mistakes. Of course, my approach to Linux is tainted by my very long history with Unix, and perhaps that's what happened in this case...
HP, the world's largest PC manufacturer, rolled out 50 new products on Tuesday at a conference in Berlin, the largest such product refresh in the Personal Systems Group's history.
OOP has been a mixed bag, but I say this only because like with the PC, the creative vision of OOP was lost. What follows is largely based on Alan Kay's presentation called "The Computer Revolution Hasn't Happened Yet" that he gave at the 1997 OOPSLA conference (available at Google Video), and a paper he wrote many years ago, available online, called "The Early History of Smalltalk", among other sources. (A guest blog by Mark Miller).
What history tells me is to bet on Google. In many ways it is replicating the strategy Microsoft used over 20 years ago to take the PC market from Apple's Macintosh.
The whole PC thing is a social phenonmenon - and what history shows us is that social phenonmena don't last.
I just read this in today's e-mail newsletter from our local business newspaper: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is opening a permanent exhibit hall that will highlight the computer revolution in the state where it all started. The exhibit, titled "Startup: Albuquerque and the Personal Computer Revolution," will feature a history of Microsoft that dates to the 1960s.
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