The desktop PC is dead, and IT pros are either replacing them with laptops or dumping the PC entirely for smartphones and tablets, right? Wrong.
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Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
Smartphones and software -- not to mention signs of life in the PC market -- are fueling IT spending this year, according to market researchers.
Despite having sold about one of every three smartphones shipped globally last year, Samsung is dabbling in luxury televisions and investing in memory chip production to diversify away from smartphones and tablets.
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The company's nuclear business is declining, but smartphones and tablets are still doing well — and the maker of flash memory chips is seeing the results.
Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2.5 percent last year, but the growth of memory chip sales for smartphones and tablets is leading to 5 percent growth in 2013, according to IHS
The Japanese electronics firm plans to cut its losses and will instead focus more on developing smartphones for business use in line with its popular "Toughbook" notebook PC series.
Post-PC doesn't have to be about smartphones and tablets. Sometimes a dedicated product can follow the philosophy of post-PC to a most beautiful effect...
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.
Mixed results in the Fortune 500's technology sector, as mobile is up year-over-year, cellular is about flat, but the biggest losses in the PC market, as desktops and laptops are taking a backseat for smartphones.
Not content with posting record PC sales amid a slump in the market, the company is continuing its efforts to steamroll its local Chinese competition.
PC distributors and ODMs are keeping inventories low as a result of falling PC shipments as consumers are turning to smartphones and tablets.
Chinese PC maker wants to sell about triple the number of smartphones it sold last year as it competes with Samsung and Apple for global market share.
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?
PC shipments have had a terrible quarter, and it seems that there's nothing that can be done to save the desktop and notebook from further erosion by post-PC devices such as tablets and smartphones. And things are not going to get any better.
Android fragmentation will wreck Android for smartphones and tablets just as much as Windows fragmentation ruined Windows for the PC.
UPDATED. HP's mobile operating system webOS, which met an untimely demise thanks to the poor management show at the PC maker, will live on—in smart TVs and not in smartphones.
Indian telco inks exclusive partnership with Chinese PC giant to sell dual-band smartphones across the country as they both target the sub-US$150 consumer segment.
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