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7 million Apple Watches just buried the competition – Canalys

Apple has shipped nearly seven million of its Watches since Cupertino launched the device in April this year. According to Canalys, Apple has hugely outstripped all of its smartwatch competition. The seven million figure, the analyst house noted, was "in excess of all other vendors' combined shipments over the previous five …
Team Register, 5 Nov 2015
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Apple Watch shipments: Pick a number, double it. Hey, it worked for them

Blogger and analyst Carl Howe estimates Apple has planned an initial production run of 3.1 million sparkling wrist jobs, and forecasts that the “Apple Watch product line will become its most profitable ever, with gross margins exceeding 60 per cent". In a detailed blog post, Howe does admit however that "in truth, projections …
Simon Rockman, 21 Apr 2015

Oh noes, fanbois! iPhone 6 Plus shipments 'DELAYED' in the UK

Fanbois in Britain who rushed to buy Apple's iPhone 6 Plus on Friday apparently triggered a delay in shipments. It comes after Cupertino's now well-trodden marketing spiel that demand for its large pocket stroker hit a record number of pre-orders in the US. In Britain, Apple is telling customers shopping via its online store …
Kelly Fiveash, 13 Sep 2014
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Bad news: PC slump worse than feared. Good news: It's Friday

Sales of personal computers – fat workstations, clunky desktops and laptops not running Android or iOS – took a bigger dive as 2012 wound down than the box counters at IDC had expected. People are not necessarily shifting from PCs to smartphones and tablets, but these new devices continue to lengthen the time between PC …
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Samsung: 'We'll nick Nokia's global mobe crown this year'

CES 2012 Samsung is feeling confident that it can ship more handsets than Nokia this year, making it pretty much the top mobile phone company in the world. The South Korean firm has already surpassed Apple as the world's biggest smartphone maker, so if it can overtake Nokia in all handsets, it will take the lead in the competitive …

Asian server sales make like a tiger

The box counters at IDC and Gartner have already given out their report cards for server sales and shipments in the fourth quarter and for the full year on a global basis, which El Reg has dutifully reported and analyzed. Just for fun, and perhaps to show us all what a real server market looks like, Gartner put out a set of …
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Smartphones 'out sell' PCs for first time

The smartphone is the new personal computer of choice. According to the device counters at IDC, makers of smartphones shipped 100.9 million devices in the fourth quarter of 2010, an 87.2 per cent increase from the 53.9 million units that were consumed in the final quarter of 2009. For the first time, smartphones have surpassed …

Linux and Windows iron power Q3 server revenues

The server market got a first opinion about its health from Gartner earlier this week, and now, IDC dons the white coat and snaps on the rubber gloves to give the third quarter server racket a full checkup and a second opinion. By IDC's count, server peddlers moved $11.81bn in machinery in the third quarter, a 13.2 per cent …
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Server biz recovery lags in Europe

The server racket has been recovering in the second quarter, but in Western Europe, spending was affected by faltering economic conditions in some countries and ongoing concern about how all members of the euro zone will be affected. According to the latest statistics from Gartner, worldwide server spending was up 14.3 per …
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Server recovery picks up steam in Q2

The recovery in the server business is building momentum, and the box counters at IDC believe that server makers peddled and pushed $10.9bn in aluminum, tin, and iron in the second quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 per cent compared to last year. Those revenues were driven substantially by increasing shipments of x64-based …

Consumer segment fuels soaring PC sales

Worldwide sales of PCs are up almost a fifth on last year from 308.3 million to 376.6 million. In terms of revenue the market has grown 12 per cent to $245.4bn, as consumers in the developed world increasingly see a computer as a necessity, rather than a luxury. Ranjit Atwal, principal research analyst at Gartner, which …
John Oates, 26 May 2010
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Gartner says world will buy 10.5m tablets in 2010

The global PC business is apparently bouncier than the analysts at Gartner had been projecting only a few months ago, and now, they're predicting that PC shipments will rise by 19.7 per cent in 2010 to 366.1 million machines. With price competition and a trend toward cheaper machines, however, it is going to get harder for PC …
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Europeans spend more on servers in Q3

On a global basis, the server market started to show signs of stabilizing in the third quarter of this year, according to reports from both IDC (here) and Gartner (there). And IT shops in Europe started coming out of their shells to spend a little more on iron than they did earlier this year. According to statistics ginned up …
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Midrange, big iron take the Q3 hits

The server market has been declining sharply for the past five quarters, and everyone is looking for a little good news since spending on iron is a bellwether of sorts for the IT industry as a whole. Echoing comments from rival Gartner earlier this week, the box counters at IDC want you to know that the glass is stabilizing …
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Server sales stabilizing, says study

The server market was down but not out in the third quarter. According to the box counters at Gartner, who released their revenue and shipment statistics for servers today, worldwide server revenues fell by 15.5 per cent in Q3, to $10.7bn. And shipments fell even faster, down 17.1 per cent, to 1.92 million units. While there …

EuroMidEastAfrica server biz tumbles

Last week, the box counters at Gartner put out their report on server shipments and revenues globally in the fourth quarter of 2008, and now, they want to drill down a bit for the EMEA region. Gartner believes that customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa bought 704,830 servers of all types and stripes in the final …
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iSuppli cuts 2009 PC growth forecast by two-thirds

Next up in November's cavalcade of plummeting confidence in the IT industry is the data tracking firm iSuppli, which is lopping off its growth forecast for PC shipments by nearly two-thirds. The bean counting firm now expects global PC shipments to grow by only 4.3 per cent in 2009, compared to its previous forecast of 11.9 …
Austin Modine, 21 Nov 2008
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Acer Q1 profits down, revs revved up

Acer Inc today reported a drop in first quarter net profit after one-off investment gains this time last year. The Taiwan-based firm, which now holds the number three spot behind rivals HP and Dell in global shipments, has reason to be cheerful, however, with its recent aggressive expansion showing stable core growth in the …
Kelly Fiveash, 23 Apr 2008

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