Smartphones, tablets to overwhelm notebook PCs

The latest survey of connected intelligent devices from IDC has revealed what we were all beginning to suspect – the day of the PC has gone, while tablets and smartphones continue their inexorable ascent.

Analyst: Tablets will outsell notebook PCs by 2016

Tablet PC shipments are projected to exceed notebook PC shipments by 2016.

ARM and Intel gear up for chip war of attrition

ARM's power-conscious RISC chips remain on track to claim a sizable chunk of the traditional notebook PC market over the next few years.

ARM RISC chips to erode x86 market share

A prominent industry analyst has confirmed that ARM's RISC-based chips remain on track to claim a sizable chunk of the lucrative notebook PC market by 2015.

Quad-core microprocessors headed to notebook PCs

At least half of all notebook PCs are expected to boast quad-core microprocessors by 2015 - up from just 9% in 2011.