~650,000 machines still ship every day, but that’s the lowest total since 2007
Source: PC sales still slumping, but more slowly than feared • The Register
Simon Sharwood writes:
Both analyst firms suggest that rising component prices have led to rising PC prices which has led to falling enthusiasm from buyers, especially consumers.
Phone buyers tend to stick with their choices for the long-haul.
More than nine-out-of-ten iPhone owners pick another Apple phone.
Android owners move between brands. Even so, they are more likely to buy another Android than switch to Apple.
Staying put makes sense.…Also on:
There’s something about the screen of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro that feels immediately novel but quickly becomes normal, and something that seems obvious at first but reveals itself as a deeper change after a few days. As a heavy user of the 12.9” iPad Pro, I’ve been pleasantly deceived by this new iPad, and […]
Source: The 10.5” iPad Pro: Future-Proof – MacStories
At MacStories Federico Viticci writes an early review of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro.…
Apple makes money selling Watches. In 2015 Apple said it made more money from watches than any company except Rolex.
By that standard Apple’s Watch business is a success. Imagine the reaction if anyone else had gone from nowhere to the number two watch market position in a couple of years.…
Don Christie writes in the New Zealand Herald Global IT companies are taking profit here and putting nothing back:
An organisation I co-chair, NZRise, has been looking at the problem. We represent New Zealand owned digital companies who generate jobs and good incomes for tens of thousands of Kiwis.