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Windows 7 on 43% of PCs

windows-7 Gartner has pushed out another piece of research, this time concerning the proliferation of Microsoft’s latest desktop OS, Windows 7. And the headline fact regarding the operating system is that according.. more

Mobile connections to hit 5.6bn

mobile-industry Mobile connections worldwide will shoot up to 5.6 billion this year according to a Gartner report. That means an 11 percent hike on the amount of connections to mobile services as.. more

Gartner figures see global PC shipments splutter

Dell Desktop The researchers at Gartner have been tapping away on their calculators to bring us the latest figures regarding the PC market over in America. And the overall story is one of.. more

Apple increases global mobile market share to 3%

Gartner has released a report on the breakdown of worldwide mobile phone sales in 2010. In total, 1.6 billion units were shifted in 2010, which was up 32% on the previous year. Smartphones were up much more than that, with an increase in numbers of.. more

Gartner forecasts mobile app revenue of $15bn this year

The sages at Gartner have been stroking their beards and looking into the mobile apps crystal ball. And they reckon that global mobile app store downloads will reach almost 18 billion in 2011, more than double last year’s total of 8.2 billion. Revenue is predicted.. more

Gartner revises PC sales forecast down slightly

The bean counters at Gartner have been revising their predictions of PC shipments for this year and next. And the movement is a downwards one, but not by all that much, with some decent positive growth still anticipated for this year and 2011. According to.. more

Wednesday NewsBytes: Queen has 200,000+ Facebook fans; Android now on 25% of smartphones worldwide

The Queen now has 205,000 fans on her Facebook page. She had just shy of 200,000 this morning, so it appears that her explosion in social networking popularity over the last 48 hours is now spluttering out. The pro and anti royalty debates are still.. more

Android now on a quarter of smartphones

It’s no secret that Android has experienced massive success this year, propelled forward by manufacturers such as Samsung, HTC and Motorola. But the latest Gartner figures (highlighted by Ubergizmo) for the market share of operating systems on smartphones worldwide in Q3 of this year really.. more

Gartner predicts positive future for security software industry

While security was one of the areas where companies cut back during the recession, analyst Gartner forecast that worldwide spending on security software will increase 11 per cent to $16.5bn this year. Gartner also expects spending on security software, such as anti-virus and anti-phishing products,.. more

Smartphone sales surge by 50% in Q2

Smartphones are selling like, well, shiny compact touchscreen gadgets which allow you to play games, use apps and surf the Internet on the move. In fact, Gartner’s figures for the second quarter of this year show that smartphones have witnessed a 50% boost in the.. more