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The PC industry just showed its first signs of growth in 6 years - but don't expect this rebound to last

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Worldwide PC shipments grew in the second quarter for the first time in six years, Gartner reported Thursday.
But that rebound isn't likely to last, Gartner warned.
Consumers continue to abandon PCs for smartphones, schools are turning to Chromebooks, and business demand was boosted by an upgrade cycle that will likely taper off within two years.
The PC business isn't dead yet.
But it sure doesn't look very good, and its prospects continue to look bleak.
Those seem to be the takeaways from Gartner's latest report on PC shipments, which it issued on Thursday. The report showed that for the...
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Gartner: Global PC shipments grew 1.4% in Q2 2018, first increase in 6 years

Gartner: Global PC shipments grew 1.4% in Q2 2018, first increase in 6 years

5 days ago   |   By Venture Beat

The PC market has seen its first growth quarter in six years, according to research firm Gartner. The streak is over: Gartner found PC shipments were up globally in Q2 2018, the first quarter of year-over-year global PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012. Gartner estimates that worldwide PC shipments grew 1.4 percent to 62.1 million un...
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