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?
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The company says its 27-inch curved LCD display provides a more immersive viewing experience for PC gaming and video streaming.
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.
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.
Public PCs aren't safe, so what's a PC user to do? Carry a Linux distribution on a USB stick in their backpocket of course!
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
The line between tablet and PC used to be well defined. Increasingly, though, that distinction is being blurred as tablets become capable of more powerful business tasks and as PCs become more mobile. And then there's the fastest-growing category of all.
Giving away Windows free to OEMs to load onto desktop and notebook PCs might seem like a good idea on the face of it, but in reality it's not necessary, and even if Microsoft were to do it, it's unlikely that it would do anything to overall PC sales.
If you build it, they will come. No truer words were ever spoken. Building a better PC isn't difficult; it's just not something that anyone thinks about while lamenting the dramatic drop in PC sales. Build a better PC and we'll buy it.
The PC business didn't suck nearly as bad as feared and HP's first quarter benefited. The company saw strong enterprise demand for PCs as Windows XP systems are tossed.
Under Microsoft's traditional sales lifecycle, Windows 7 PCs would have disappeared from the marketplace later this year. But Windows 7 Pro has been granted an extension. What does that mean if you're in the market for a Windows 7 PC?
Falling prices are expected to boost tablet PC adoption, but notebooks and ultraslim PCs are expected to rise in price.
Some of Poland's hardware companies are looking to start manufacturing PCs again, despite repeated proclamations the market is on life support. Is there life in the PC yet?
HP and Lenovo are betting that Android PCs can convert both office and home Windows PC users to Android.
Samsung has been working to improve their Exchange email client and has it working on the Galaxy S4. They took a step back with the Note 3, but thankfully NitroDesk's TouchDown fills the void and offers enhanced experience.
Gamers are bucking the trend. While everyone else is shunning the PC in favor of smartphones and tablets, gamers are still buying and building new PCs to meet the demands of modern games.
It's an argument that goes round and round. "Tablets and PCs are the same!" They're really not...
The latest numbers from NetMarketShare show that the PC market might be slowing, but it's not changing much. Windows 8 is growing its share as people replace their old PCs, and despite vocal threats, no one appears to have replaced their Windows PC with a Mac or Linux.
In five and a half years, Android has come from nowhere to crush Apple and Microsoft in the mobile device market. How long until PC OEMs decide to take a gamble on the winning mobile OS and load Android onto PCs?
The PC industry is stagnating, with consumers shifting to iOS and Android-powered tablets and smartphones. If consumers like Android so much — currently over 1.5 million new devices are activated daily — then why not give them Android-powered PCs?
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