Mobile Internet access to outpace wireline by 2015

Researchers at IDC have determined that the majority of U.S. Internet users will access the 'Net via mobile devices by 2015, rather than through PCs or other wireline devices. 



PC sales ramp up in China as America stagnates

China has reportedly overtaken the U.S. as the largest personal-computer market while America struggles to extricate itself from a self-imposed economic quagmire. 



Ballmer remains bullish on Windows Phone 7

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer remains relatively bullish about the chances of Windows Phone 7 claiming significant mobile market share at some point in the near future.

IDC sees a $72.9 billion public cloud by 2015

Cloud computing is set to "reshape" the IT landscape over the next 5 years, as spending on public IT cloud services remains on track to hit $72.9 billion by 2015.

Why IDC, others think Windows Phone can win

Another research group is saying Microsoft's Windows Phone platform will eventually overtake the iPhone.

Will WP7 trounce the iPhone in 2015?

Sales of Windows Phone 7 devices have thus far been rather underwhelming. But analysts at IDC believe Microsoft's WP7 platform, combined with Nokia's hardware expertise, will help the rapidly evolving OS outpace Apple's iPhone.

Nokia maintains top spot in worldwide mobile phone shipments

IDC has released its quarterly mobile phone shipments statistics, confirming that Nokia is holding the top spot worldwide, although losing some traction in Western Europe to Samsung.

ARM to capture 13% of PC market by 2015

ARM-powered processors remain on track to capture approximately 13% of the lucrative PC market by 2015. 



Survey: Mobile dev momentum "shifting back" to Apple

A new survey concludes that developer momentum is shifting away from Android and back towards Apple.

PC demand drops. Could iPad be to blame?

In the first quarter of 2011, PC shipments fell compared to this time last year, leaving analysts a bit dazed.

Can Windows Phone 7 claim second place in smartphone race?

Sure, the future may be a little brighter for Windows Phone 7 now that Nokia is on board with the platform, but can Redmond’s mobile OS claim second place in the fast-paced smartphone race?

Apple's iPad takes 87.4% of tablet market

No one can possibly be surprised that Apple is at the top of the tablet leaderboard, but an 87.4% majority in any high-profile market is staggering no matter who you are.

Consumer electronic spending plummets as recession worsens

The US consumer electronics (CE) market has been hit disproportionately hard by the Great Recession, with households projected to spend 17% less on CE in 2010 than the previous year.

Can Android maintain its accelerated momentum?

Android is currently the fastest growing operating system in the mobile sphere. But can Google’s popular OS maintain its accelerated momentum and fend off challenges from iOS and Symbian?

iPhone customers stay away in droves

Two-thirds of iPhone owners are holding off upgrading to the iPhone 4 because of the device's antenna problems.

Media tablets play catch up with portable PCs

Media tablets may seem to be all the rage, but the nascent market still has a ways to go before catching up with traditional portable PC sector.

Google and Verizon prep Android-based tablet

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has announced that his company is working with Google to design a tablet computer.

Apple narrows RIM's lead in smartphone market

Apple is catching up fast with Research In Motion in the smartphone market, according to IDC.

Digital Data to Earth: You have run out of memory

A recent study conducted by IDC estimates that the global volume of digital data increased by 62% between 2008 and 2009 to approximately 800,000 petabytes (PB).

Is Windows 7 stunting Mac market growth?

Hardware is making a comeback. It's good for the economy. It's good for us. Might not be so good for Apple.