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PC sales declined again in 2016

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Worldwide PC sales fell for the fifth year in a row in 2016, totalling 269.7 million units. This represents a 6.2 per cent decline on 2015. Analysts highlight how the most growth has been in sectors of innovation, while stagnation in others has given consumers few reasons to upgrade. Industries …

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Gartner claims increase in PC market

While the entire market has gone up and down like a roller-coaster in recent times, the market for desktop PCs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has been stagnant. Until now. KitGuru pulls out an abacus and checks some Gartner numbers. If Gartner has the number right, then the worldwide market …

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Android takes over but Nokia still sells the most phones

Research firm Gartner has just released their data for sales of smartphones in the last quarter of 2011 and to be honest it doesn’t really hold many surprises. In Q4 2011 over 75 million Android smartphones were sold worldwide which gives them the dominant market share of 50.9%. This number …

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Gartner says Intel must do phone if it wants to grow. Doh.

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Gartner Guru Ken Dulaney has dropped a massive bombshell on the waiting masses. It seems that after much analysis and consideration, the research giant’s advice to Intel is “Er, have you tried phones?”. KitGuru has a quick look at the genius …

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Intel pwns chip market according to Gartner

While it may come as no surprise to anyone, that Intel has just been confirmed as the biggest chip company around for the 20th year running, what might be interesting is the level of it’s market share. In the face of a wave of launches, everywhere from desktop to handheld, …

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Size of UK market for SSD in 2011 revealed

Not many things will increase the performance of an existing system as much as GPU, CPU and SSD. KitGuru spends a lot of time in the Lab looking at this kind of thing, so we know what we’re talking about. While every PC has some form of CPU and GPU, …

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