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Gartner shows Android tablets overtake iPad on world market

Gartner shows Android tablets overtake iPad on world market

This week the folks at Gartner have released their worldwide tablet sales charts for the full year of 2013, showing Android on the rise. This is the first year since the iPad was released that Gartner has shown Apple to be selling fewer tablets than the entire Android ecosystem. Back in 2012, Android had just 45.8% of the tablet market while iOS (with the iPad only) had 52.8% of the market.

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Tablet shipments to grow 42.7% in 2013 tips Gartner

Tablet shipments to grow 42.7% in 2013 tips Gartner

Research firm Gartner follows global trends for a number of technology devices including PCs, tablets, and mobile phones. The research firm has issued a new note predicting that shipments of PCs, tablets, and mobile phones combined around the world will grow by a slight 4.5% in 2013. The research firm says that lower-priced devices will drive growth.

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Smartphones outsell standard cellphones worldwide: Gartner chimes in

Smartphones outsell standard cellphones worldwide: Gartner chimes in

This week the folks at Gartner have suggested that for the first time in history, smartphones have outsold feature phones. This includes the cellphones of the world, be they Samsung, LG, Nokia, or otherwise, just so long as they're not considered "smart" with modern-day mobile operating systems like Android, Windows Phone, or iOS. This suggestion from Gartner comes after the analyst group's quarterly mobile phone sales study saw smartphone sales outpace standard phones in the second quarter of the year - meanwhile the analysis team at IDC called the mark back in Q1.

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Gartner reports 2013 Q2 PC shipments fell 10.9%

Gartner reports 2013 Q2 PC shipments fell 10.9%

Gartner has released its preliminary findings on PC shipments for the second quarter of this year, reporting that gobal shipments fell by 10.9-percent over the same quarter last year. This represents a total of 76 million units shipped, and further shows the change in consumer behavior as users gravitate towards mobile devices.

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Forget the economy, the PC slump is here to stay warns Gartner

Forget the economy, the PC slump is here to stay warns Gartner

Tablets and smartphones will squash traditional PC and laptop sales in a trend that looks unlikely to slow down any time soon, analysts predict, with demand for cheaper, more approachable slates hiding a slump in the PC market. In fact, Gartner expects a 7.6-percent dive in PC and notebook sales in 2013 alone, despite combined shipments of PCs, tablets, and phones expected to climb 9-percent in the same period.

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