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Analysts cut 2023 tech spending predictions as consumers hold back

Predicting spending is a tricky business, especially in a period of economic uncertainty. Perhaps that’s why both IDC and Gartner have cut their fall predictions in the new year, with Gartner now pr

PC sales slip for fourth straight quarter in Q4 as demand remains muted

When you look at fourth-quarter worldwide PC sales data from Canalys, IDC and Gartner, it’s fair to say that the news was not great, with all three firms seeing precipitous declines from 2021 highs.

Gartner says Chromebooks take biggest hit as PC sales plunge

With a perfect storm of economic upheaval, war in Ukraine and supply chain difficulties, Gartner is predicting that worldwide PC sales could drop almost 10% this year. But all the woes can’t be attr

Canalys: US PC sales up 17% YoY for quarter, even as tablet sales stagnate

Canalys released its quarterly U.S. PC sales today, and while the news was quite good with sales overall up 17% YoY, the growth slowed significantly from the prior quarter when sales soared to 74% pus

US PC shipments soar 73% in the first quarter as Apple falls from top spot

With increased demand from the pandemic, Canalys reports that U.S. PC shipments were up 73% over the same period last year. That added up to a total of 34 million units sold. While Apple had a good qu

Gartner finds PC sales doldrums continued in 2018

Gartner has released its quarterly PC sales survey for the fourth quarter of 2018, and it was the same old story. PC sales plunged in the fourth quarter and were down 1.3 percent for the year. The thr

Microsoft Reportedly Working On 7″ Surface Tablet As PC Market Slumps To Four-Year Low

According to a report in the WSJ, Microsoft is working on a new line-up of its Windows 8-powered Surface tablets that includes a seven inch version of the slate. This small form factor size would enab

Gartner Says Q4 PC Shipments Down 5% To 90.3M Units, HP Edges Out Lenovo, And Windows 8 Fizzles As Multiscreen Theory Fails To Materialize

If the huge profusion of mobile handsets, phablets and tablets on display at <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/ces/">CES</a> weren't enough of an indicator, we now have some numbers from <a target="

PC sales are finally recovering

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/pc-sales1.jpg" />Someone is buying computers. Connecticut-based research firm Gartner said <a href="http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010