Microsoft still isn't divulging official Surface numbers, but it looks like it's at least making a dent in the tablet market.
Both earnings and revenues came in slightly below expectations.
PC shipments fell off the proverbial cliff in the first quarter of 2013, according to IDC, with their biggest drop ever in recorded history.
With over 20 billion games downloaded across all smartphone and tablet platforms in 2012, the mobile gaming market is shifting inexorably away from dedicated handheld consoles.
Editor's Pick The latest IDC numbers are out, and Android is by far the undisputed heavyweight champion of the smartphone world. If Android was Mike Tyson, iOS would be Peewee Herman, and everything else is dust on the floor.
Nokia's smartphone struggles don't show any sign of letting up, according to the latest numbers from IDC.
China will account for 26.5 percent of all smartphones sales in 2012, compared to 17.8 percent for the USA, according to a new study released today by the IDC.
Microsoft is expected to build a little more than 3 million Surface tablets this year, a market researcher IDC has told CNET. That's a good-sized number and gives us an idea of how ambitious Microsoft is with its new Device. The iPad sold a similar number in its first quarter.
The rising popularity of mobile shopping apps is leading to entirely new consumer behaviors, according to a joint report by mobile data compression company Onavo and IDC.
Overall tablet sales were down 1.2 million units in the first three months of 2012, but strong iPad sales boosted Apple’s market share to 68 percent, according to market researcher International Data Corporation (IDC).
IDC had estimated sales of close …
Apple has moved up two spots in the world phone manufacturer rankings, with LG and ZTE dropping down a rank and Nokia and Samsung taking the top two slots, according to new IDC research.
IDC’s latest report on the state …
More people in the United States will access the web via mobile devices than via wireline computers by 2015, according to a new study from IDC.
“Forget what we have taken for granted on how consumers use the Internet,” said …
Advanced Micro Devices regained some lost market share from Intel in the PC microprocessor market during the second quarter, according to market researcher IDC.
The results are interesting because the worldwide PC microprocessor market is a bellwether for the overall …
Global tablet shipments fell 28 percent to 7.2 million units in the first quarter, compared to fourth quarter sales in 2010, according to market intelligence firm IDC.
Sales of ereaders, which IDC counts separately from tablets (rightly so), also fell …
In its latest forecast of the smartphone market, research firm IDC has predicted that Windows Phone 7 will capture the No. 2 spot in market share by 2015, between Google’s Android at No. 1 and Apple iOS at No. 3. …