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Posts tagged “IDC”

Feature: But Will There Be Jetpacks?

Moore’s Law and the Golden Age of PC Gaming

Walker's recent post on the prima facie petrifying plummet in PC sales got me thinking. Or rather rebooted a thought process I've been mulling lately. Just what is happening to the PC? You can make a strong argument, for instance, that we're entering a golden age of PC gaming. Faster graphics, cheaper ultra-HD screens, the new consoles as thinly disguised PCs, VR technology - the…

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Feature: Only 300 million?

PC Sales Drop 10%, But Is There Anything To Worry About?

So we see in the news again that PC shipments are falling. Doom! Doom! Abandon website! Or, indeed, perhaps not. The estimated number of PCs shipped in 2013 is thought to be around 300 million, according to regular soothsayers, IDC. That's the level in around 2008, and they're not expecting that number to significantly rise... Or fall.

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