The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
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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.
In response to an evolving market, Intel plans to combine the resources of its PC division with its struggling chip group.
PC sales are declining - despite the end-of-XP support bump - while Mac sales were up 18 percent in Q2 and 21 percent in Q3 of 2014. Why isn't the Mac declining along with Windows PCs?
Chinese hardware maker clocks a 19 percent increase in profit on revenues totaling US$10.5 billion in the second quarter, shipping a "record" 35.6 million devices. But sales from its mobile division drop 6 percent.
End of retail sales for Windows 8 coincides with end of sales of consumer versions of Windows 7 on new PCs.
Microsoft's Surface sales revenue has surged, while Apple's iPad sales slide: what does this say about the state of the PC market?
Apple's Q4 2014 earnings are out, and while iPhone and Mac sales were strong, iPad sales fall well below analyst expectations.
In addition to its new micro-sized PC, the world's largest computer supplier has also boosted its ThinkCentre E63z all-in-one with an Intel Core i3 processor.
The new lineup is being marketed as both a workstation and a gaming notebook, complete with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics.
The move, which goes along with last week's launch of the Cortex M7 processor, is designed to create core standard functions and then let developers add value on top of the hardware.
And this year will see the sharpest decline in sales to date, says IDC.
It looks like the PC market will live for at least another quarter. New sales figures from the U.S. retail channel show slight gains over last year during the back-to-school buying season. Apple had the most impressive results, with sub-$300 notebooks (including Chromebooks) also doing well.
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.
New Zealand is leading the Asia-Pacific region for PC sales for the second quarter of 2014, with the country seeing the highest growth in PC sales for the three-month period, moving 191,000 units.
How low can the price of a Windows PC go? At this week's IFA show in Berlin, PC makers are rolling out new PCs with outrageously aggressive pricing. Here's how they're cutting costs.
Following a precipitous decline of 20 percent last year, year-over-year growth for the top five notebook PC brands collectively reached 16 percent in Q2 2014. But tablet PC shipments are still in freefall.
Everyone knows the PC market has been in decline for the past few years. But one segment of that market is doing spectacularly well, and one company has managed to carve out enviable sales and profits by dominating that niche. Guess who?
The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
Unlike the company's beefier 14-inch sibling, the new notebook weighs in at just 4.5 pounds and is an inch thick, while featuring an Intel Core processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics card.
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