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An Uncertain Future for the PC Market Lingers in 2017

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Worldwide personal computer (PC) shipments totaled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017 — that’s a 2.4 percent decline from the first quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. Moreover, it’s the first time since 2007 that shipments fell below 63 million units in one quarter.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Mobile is the Default Device for Internet Access in 2017

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According to eMarketer’s latest estimates, there will be just 17.9 million desktop or laptop-only internet users in the U.S. this year — that’s down from 20.3 million in 2016. And the number is expected to edge lower in the future.

Source: eMarketer

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.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Chromebooks are Gaining More Momentum in Global PC Market 

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Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 7.2% year over year in 2016, followed by a decline of 2.1% in 2017, according to IDC. This forecast remains quite close to their earlier projections for declines of 7.3% in 2016 and 1.6% in 2017.

Source: IDC

How Cloud Computing Services have Disrupted PC Growth

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As more people around the globe discover that they don’t need a personal computer (PC) to participate in the Global Networked Economy, the market for smartphones and phablets has satisfied the demand for internet access and web browsing. This is now the pervasive trend worldwide.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

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

How Smartphones and Phablets Compete with PC Spending

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The decline in PC volume since early 2012 is expected to linger throughout 2016, with later years offering few opportunities to boost volumes as economic issues and other consumer electronic products sap the growth potential, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Source: Digital Lifescapes