The long-suffering personal computer market may be finally recovering from the damage inflicted by the shift to smartphones and tablets.
Sales of desk and laptop computers declined last year, extending a slide started in 2012, according to figures released on Wednesday by two market trackers.
Last year ended with a record-setting drop in personal computer shipments, with Apple bucking the trend, according to a report.
The PC industry had another down year in 2015, as global shipments fell for the fourth-consecutive year despite new models and the release of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.
Worldwide shipments of personal computers sank in the recently ended quarter with a strong US dollar weighing down sales, market tracker Gartner reported on Thursday.
Desktop, laptop and tablet sales across the globe have hit a speed bump but could pick up by the end of the year, according to technology analysts.
Despite some glimmers of recovery, the personal computer industry is still struggling with declining sales, according to two market reports issued Monday that show global PC shipments fell in 2014 for the third year in a ...
Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC).
Global personal computer sales saw a modest dip in the first quarter of 2014, as the pace of decline was eased by replacements of older PCs using Windows XP.
A new report says personal computer sales slipped even further during the holiday shopping season, capping the worst annual decline in the PC industry's history.