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Windows PC Market Very Unlikely to Improve in 2017

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The personal computer sector is stuck in a downturn. Worldwide shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs) — including a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstation PCs, plus slate and detachable tablets — are forecast to decline from a total of 435 million units in 2016 to 405.2 million units in 2021, according to the latest market study by IDC.

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Media Tablet Demand Contracts Across the Globe

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The worldwide media tablet market contracted in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with total shipments of 36.2 million — that’s a year-over-year decline of 8.5 percent, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Global PC Market Decline will Continue into 2017

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Personal computer (PC) vendors will remember 2016 as yet another year where their hopes for a market growth recovery failed to materialize. Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 6.4 percent in 2016, according to the latest worldwide market study by IDC.

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How Savvy Smartphone Vendors Disrupted the Tablet Market

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Seasonality combined with disinterested customers led to an annual decline of 14.7 percent in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16). Global shipments of tablets reached 39.6 million, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Global PC Market Stagnation will Continue During 2016

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Personal computer (PC) demand is still a major concern. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 60.6 million units in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) — that’s a year-on-year decline of 11.5 percent, according to the latest market study by IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Compute Sticks: Good PC Things Come in Small Packages

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With the recent introduction of the compute stick form-factor — such as ASUS Chromebit, Intel Compute Stick, and Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 — key players in the PC sector have uncovered yet another gap in which existing devices are sub-optimal for specific use cases.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Transition in Mobility Product Operating System Software

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Demand for mobile devices also drives the associated software upside potential. Recent estimates show that 1.74 billion smartphones, media tablets, two-in-one PCs and notebooks shipped in 2015 — that’s a year-on-year increase of 5 percent, according to Canalys.

Source: Digital Lifescapes