This year will see the first full year of decline in iPad shipments, according to new figures, sending a signal to the rest of the tablet market.
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While tablet PC shipments continue to fall, the global notebook PC market seems to be doing much better, and grew 10 percent year over year during the third quarter of this year.
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Apple's iPad event on Oct. 16 could go a long way toward positioning the tablet more as an enterprise device. If Apple wants more unit shipments and market share, the enterprise is going to be its best option.
After consolidating its PC leadership position for the sixth straight quarter worldwide, Lenovo has vowed to diversify its business and look for new growth opportunities to maintain the momentum.
Just days after announcing job cuts in its global PC business, the Japanese hardware vendor says it will invest US$1 billion over the next five years in Southeast Asia and wants to double sales to US$7 billion.
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The global market research firm adjusted its outlook for PC shipment declines toward the positive end of the spectrum -- but just by a smidge.
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Don't expect a turnaround from the PC industry just yet. Global shipments dropped between one and five percent during the first quarter, depending on varying analyst reports.
The global market intelligence firm described 2013's PC industry slump as "the most severe contraction on record."
OEMs have responded to the PC sales crisis in a variety of ways. We've seen them try to embrace Android, we've seen them betting the farm on different form factors, and we've seen they try to outgun Apple's iPad. But none of it seems to be working. The ball is now in Microsoft's court.
Despite seeing the strongest sequential quarterly growth in four years, the global mobile PC market is not faring as well as previously expected, according to new figures.
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Falling prices are expected to boost tablet PC adoption, but notebooks and ultraslim PCs are expected to rise in price.
How low can they go? PC shipments continue to slide as hardware companies still grapple with the rise of tablets.
Even as iPad sales continue to grow, Mac figures demonstrate Apple is not immune to the PC industry woes either.
But analysts warned that this report should not be construed as a comeback for the global PC industry.
Desktop virtualization and iPad deployments in the enterprise sector is expected to put further pressure on PC sales, and Intel's Haswell processors and cheap ultrabooks might not offer OEMs much hope.
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