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PC market continues to drop as Skylake, Windows 10 fail to spark recovery

PC market continues to drop as Skylake, Windows 10 fail to spark recovery Last year, analysts from Gartner and IDC predicted that we might see tentative signs of recovery in the PC industry this year as enterprise upgrades to Windows 10, Skylake, and new all-in-ones finally sparked some signs of growth.That could still happen later this year, but it hasn’t happened yet — Q1 2016 sales fell 11.

Mobile app install rates strong but slowing

Mobile app install rates strong but slowing The smartphone app market may have hit its peak, with app installations and a maturing market still growing but at a slower rate, an IDC study reports.The report, which analysed both install rates and ad revenue from mobile apps, forecasted a 6% growth rate for mobile app installs, with a further 10.

New Zealand big winner in 2016 Top Smart City Projects

New Zealand big winner in 2016 Top Smart City Projects New Zealand is proving itself on the world stage, winning three awards at the 2016 Smart City Asia Pacific Awards, which recognises the most outstanding smart city projects in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan region.New Zealand came out on top in three categories: Land Use and Environmental Management, Smart Grid and Public Works.

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled

Spark is in but Alcatel is out: NZ's top five smartphone vendors reshuffled The drop was caused by Spark's decision to reduce its own line of phones.This year Spark has six devices across its range, including the Spark Lite and Plus models, R84, as well as its line of Skinny and cobranded devices.

Apple pips Samsung following ‘roller aster’ year for the smartphone

Apple pips Samsung following ‘roller aster’ year for the smartphone 5 million units during 4Q16.47 billion units shipped, marking the highest year of shipments on record, yet up only 2.

Sales of Apple’s iPhone declined in China despite overall worldwide growth

Sales of Apple’s iPhone declined in China despite overall worldwide growth Conversely, Apple iPhone sales dipped 23.2 percent, shrinking Apple’s overall market share in the country to 9.

Reality-bending headset shipments could reach 100 million by 2021

Reality-bending headset shipments could reach 100 million by 2021 The number of augmented and virtual reality headsets shipped out to stores around the world could total as many as 100 million by 2021, according to new research from the International Data Corporation (IDC).This comes from an expected compound growth rate in shipments of almost 60 percent year-on-year from now until then.

Worldwide smartphone shipments heat up - despite exploding devices

Worldwide smartphone shipments heat up - despite exploding devices A study from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed a rise in smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2017.Program vice president with IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Device Trackers, Ryan Reith says the results further prove that the smartphone industry is not dead and that growth still exists.