US PC shipments rocket 73% in a year driven by backlog orders

The PC market in the United States grew 73% year on year in Q1 2021, with total shipments of desktops, notebooks, tablets and workstations exceeding 34 million units. Notebooks and tablets led the way with impressive growth, while desktops lagged amid weak demand during the pandemic.

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North American wearables market grows 10% as selling prices take a hit, says Canalys

The value of North America’s wearable band market in Q2 2020 remained flat year-on-year at US$2 billion (€1 billion), despite shipments growing 10% annually.

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Wearable band shipments rocket by 684%, but are privacy and fashion issues still slowing adoption?

According to the latest device shipment estimates, the wearable band market grew 684% worldwide in the first half of 2014 compared with the first half of 2013. If true that’s impressive growth, writes Jeremy Cowan, but wearable technology could see even bigger growth if it wasn’t for key concerns around fashion and privacy.

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Smart wearable band shipments grow by more than 500% in second half of 2013

Shanghai, China, Palo Alto, USA, Singapore and Reading, UK – Worldwide shipments of smart wearable bands are on the rise. Just over 200,000 smart wearable bands were shipped in the first half of 2013, but this figure is set to grow by well over 500% in the second half of the year, according to industry analyst

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