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India's traditional PC market sees 14% YoY boost in 3Q23
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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India's traditional PC market witnessed a 14% YoY increase in 3Q23, with HP Inc. holding the largest market share.
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Linnworks appoints Georgia Leybourne as Chief Marketing Officer
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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commerce systems
Linnworks, a leading provider of inventory and warehouse management solutions, has appointed Georgia Leybourne as its new CMO.
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Tablet shipments down 29.9% as demand continues to weaken
Tue, 8th Aug 2023
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Global tablet shipments decline by 29.9% in Q2 2023, with weak demand and low consumer confidence, according to IDC. Apple leads, Samsung ranks second.
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Worldwide smartphone shipments continue to decline
Mon, 31st Jul 2023
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smartphones
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Worldwide smartphone shipments declined 7.8% year over year to 265.3 million units in the second quarter of 2023.
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Smart home devices market hits a slump, APAC opportunities remain
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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video
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smart home
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Global shipments of smart home devices are expected to remain low until 2024, after experiencing a decline in Q1 2023, according to IDC.
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2022’s eSIM downloads up 135%: Trusted Connectivity Alliance
Mon, 24th Apr 2023
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smartphones
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5g
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technology gifts
Shipments reported by TCA members increased 13% year-on-year to reach 382 million units, with TCA estimating the total market in 2022 at 427 million units.
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Smartphone market slower to recover than expected - IDC
Fri, 3rd Mar 2023
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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Real market recovery is not expected to occur until 2024, when IDC expects 5.9% year-over-year growth followed by low single-digit growth.
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400+ million used smartphones to be shipped worldwide in 2026
Tue, 10th Jan 2023
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smartphones
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phone
According to IDC, trade-in programs continue to be the driving factor for the new and used smartphone market globally.
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Wearables growth to stall as macroeconomic pressures continue
Wed, 28th Dec 2022
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The downturn in 2022 was brought on by difficult year-over-year comparisons following the market's dramatic growth during the first two years of the pandemic.
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Smart home market struggling - IDC releases quarterly report
Fri, 23rd Dec 2022
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video
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cloud services
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smart home
Worsening macroeconomic conditions have led to a reduction in the outlook for global smart home device shipments according to IDC.
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IDC finds 3.9% decline in worldwide tablet shipments
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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big data
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Tablet shipments decline 3.9% in Q1 2022, with growth softening as users continue to use existing devices, according to IDC data.
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Omdia lowers revenue forecast for server shipments amid supply chain struggles
Fri, 17th Dec 2021
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ARM-based CPUs are experiencing a surge in demand from cloud service providers, according to Omdia's Data Center Server Tracker.
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Worldwide market for smart home devices holds steady amid disruption
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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Smart home device market sees steady growth despite supply chain disruptions and economic challenges, according to IDC.
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PC shipments decline 2% in Q3 — but numbers still ahead of pre-pandemic levels
Fri, 5th Nov 2021
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apple
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Global shipments of PCs, including tablets, fell by 2% to 122.1 million units, Canalys confirmed in new research.
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Wearables shipments on the rise as consumers head back outdoors - IDC
Tue, 7th Sep 2021
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wearables
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Wearables remain popular as consumers focus on exercise and health, with a 32.3% increase in shipments in Q2 2021, according to IDC.
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Canalys: Smartphone market remains 'resilient' despite supply chain shortages
Tue, 15th Jun 2021
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smartphones
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open source
Although shipments fell 7% in 2020 due to the pandemic, the market has bounced back with shipments expected to grow 12% in 2021.
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Smartphone shipments to reach 1.38 billion units this year despite economic woes — IDC
Thu, 27th May 2021
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smartphones
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This represents a 7.7% increase from 2020, and IDC says the trend will continue: in 2022, shipments will total 1.43 billion — a year-over-year increase of 3.8%.
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Worldwide smartphone market grew 4.3% in Q4 2020, improving over Q3 decline
Fri, 29th Jan 2021
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Global smartphone market grows 4.3% in Q4 2020, buoyed by recovery and strong demand, with Apple reclaiming top vendor spot.
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Gartner: Worldwide smartphone sales decline, Xiaomi moves ahead of Apple
Fri, 4th Dec 2020
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Global smartphone sales declined 5.7% in Q3 2020, despite signs of recovery, with overall mobile phone sales down 8.7%, according to Gartner.
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Xiaomi enters top three for first time as smartphone market picks up in Q320
Tue, 3rd Nov 2020
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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Samsung regains top spot in smartphone shipments, while Xiaomi takes third place for the first time, according to Canalys.
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Worldwide tablet PC market surges by 26% in Q2 2020 - Canalys
Fri, 7th Aug 2020
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mobility
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Global shipments of tablets reached 37.5 million units in Q2 2020, a 26% year-on-year increase, according to new figures from Canalys.
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Coronavirus delaying iWorld Australia shipments
Tue, 10th Mar 2020
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apple
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technology gifts
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iWorld Australia urges customers to order now due to delays caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China and surrounding countries.
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Global device shipments creep up, driven by 5G mobiles
Thu, 23rd Jan 2020
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pc hardware
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5g
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wireless networks
Global device shipments are expected to grow by 0.9% in 2020, with 5G mobile phones seeing a significant increase in market share, according to Gartner.
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VR headset market going nowhere fast, but IDC confident in revival
Thu, 6th Sep 2018
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idc
While VR headset shipments have fallen 33.7% since last year, IDC says there is set to be a u-turn as the commercial sector gains traction.