In India, a significant drop in consumer demand together with high inventory remaining in the channels led to a stronger than expected decline in the consumer and SMB segments, while Intel supply shortages led to a drop in sales to the enterprise customers. Region-wise, the US saw a small increase in volume from the a year ago, whereas it was all negative in the Europe Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region and the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan, saw a single-digit decline - majorly due to the US-China trade war.
Apple shipments declined 3.8 percent to 4.920, though its market share went slightly higher to 7.2 percent form 7.1 percent.
PC shipments of desktop, notebook, and workstation fell 3.7 percent to over 68.1 million units in Q4 2018 and fell 0.4 percent in 2018, according to IDCreport. But a volatile stock market and a post-Black Friday/Cyber Monday downturn saw "the lowest sequential growth for a holiday quarter since the fourth quarter of 2012".
"Political and economic uncertainties in some countries dampened PC demand", said Mikako Kitagawa, Senior Principal Analyst at Gartner. Dell reportedly seems to have performed well as its year-on-year growth among the top OEMs is at 1.6 percent for the quarter and ended 2018 progressing by 5.6 percent.
Geralt of Rivia Joins Monster Hunter
The event will span the better part of a month, ending on the 22nd of February, with the Witcher crossover right in the middle. Lastly, we've yet to hear from Capcom about the release date of the " Monster Hunter World " expansion patch, Iceborne .
There is some good news for Lenovo who managed to beat HP to the number one spot by acquiring 24.2% of the market.
For the year, 2018 PC shipments surpassed 259.4 million units, a 1.3% decline from 2017.
Preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18) showed shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) totaled just over 68.1 million units, marking a decline of 3.7% in year-on-year terms, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. "We expect this demand will be pushed forward into 2019 if CPU availability improves".
ZDNet, on the other hand, lays the blame on the ongoing trade war between the United States and China. Moreover, Acer took fifth place with a market share of 6.7 percent and a year-over-year decline of 8.5 percent. Gartner said that holiday sales were no longer a major factor driving consumer demand for PCs. HP Inc's market share was unchanged at 22.4 percent, with shipments falling 4.4 percent to 15.380 million.
What you probably didn't know, is that VLC reached has been downloaded more than 3 billion times on the official website . The team expects the app to hit that number sometime today, with a quarter of that downloads being onto mobile devices.
He also told CNN he will not do a farewell tour with former coach and childhood idol Stefan Edberg advising against the move. Nadal's plan for longevity revolves around playing fewer tournaments and resting whenever he has persistent injuries.
Bungie seems over ecstatic that the Destiny franchise may have more room to grow without Activision's restrictive schedule. We know that new adventures await us all on new worlds filled with mystery, adventure, and hope.
The firm received the data from a location "aggregator" called Zumigo , which had in turn purchased it directly from T-Mobile. Harris called on the Federal Communications Commission to immediately open an investigation. "That's not right.
When the new iPad Pro was released late past year , there was no doubt it's a great device but the price was quite eye-watering. For those who believe their iPad is bent beyond the 400-micron specification, Apple invites you to contact Apple Support .
Meghan Markle's half-brother, Thomas , was arrested earlier today for drunk driving, this is according to a recent report by TMZ . Thomas Markle Sr. said in a television interview last month he had not heard from her since the wedding.
Transmitted from a relay satellite to a control centre in Beijing , the pictures were first aired by state broadcaster CCTV. The Chinese space administration also released a 12-minute video of the spacecraft's landing, which can be seen below.
Amazon, also in the competition to acquire cloud gaming, remained quiet regarding its ambitions in the market up until Thursday. According to some recent rumors, Amazon is indeed working on its own video games streaming platform.
They also threatened to adopt other means to stop screenings if the film is released without them watching it first. Vijay Ratnakar Gutte-directed The Accidental Prime Minister clashed with Uri: The Surgical Strike at the box office.
Prosecutors say Ghosn underreported his income by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) over five years through 2015. At the court, Ghosn said his actions were backed by managers inside the company as well as external lawyers.
Rams run over Cowboys; Chiefs dominate Colts
Nate Silver's National Football League prediction model, Elo, gives Kansas City a 66 percent win probability over Indianapolis . The Dallas Cowboys hope to ride Ezekiel Elliott , holder of this season's rushing title, out of LA with a win over the Rams .
World Leaders Begin to Arrive for Maduro Inauguration
Venezuela, which sits atop the world's largest oil reserves, produced 3.5 million barrels of crude daily when Chavez took power. Anti-government riots in 2014 left 43 dead, and at least 125 people died in months of protests in 2017.
Woman with Rare Condition Couldn’t Hear Male Voices
Treatment can involve high doses of steroids, but sometimes the condition goes away without any treatment whatsoever, she added. Reports claim that the woman was suffering from nausea and ringing in her ears the night before she woke up with this conditon.
No emergency declaration to end US govt shutdown
President Donald Trump (2nd L) speaks as (L-R) Sheriff Carolyn "Bunny" Welsh of Chester County of Pennsylvania, Sheriff A.J. Until Friday, Trump had suggested numerous times that he was getting closer to taking the controversial decision.
Earth's Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Anticipated
This change would cause sea levels to raise 30 centimeters, ice glaciers to melt, and stronger storms to hit continents. In fact, these scientists say records for ocean warming have been broken nearly yearly since the year 2000.
Man Utd begin talks to sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona
The Brazil global is only a year into his contract at the Camp Nou following his £142million move from Liverpool last January. But already the player's future is in doubt after the latest report suggests he could now be moved on in the summer.
Massive snowstorm pummels US Midwest, leaving 5 dead
But it cited progress Saturday morning as crews worked to clear routes and bring "water and food to stranded motorists". As the storm heads east, up to 16 inches (41 cm) of snow were likely in western Missouri and St.