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Nigerians are ‘buying more personal computing devices’ 

Nigeria recorded strong year-on-year growth in by Q2 2018 in demand for personal computing devices (PCD) ranging from desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Nigeria is one of the countries that defied the fall in shipments recorded in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) where the global technology research and […]

TECH+ 2015: Mystery grips attention of Lagosians

Acer ships PCs ‘upgradable to Windows 10’

Acer says it is shipping Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 portfolio will support the free Windows 10 upgrade when it becomes available on July 29, 2015. The company also announced that its full 2015 Windows-powered product lineup will also have a smooth transition to the much anticipated Windows 10 operating system. “Acer’s diverse range of […]

20 Nigerian entrepreneurs ‘to get started’ by Microsoft

IDC: African PC market outlook brighten amid ‘uncertainty’ over Nigeria

The African PC market posted its third successive quarter of year-on-year growth in Q4 2014, but uncertainty hangs over Nigeria over local currency fluctuation and upcoming elections, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The top three vendor rankings in terms of PC market share remained unchanged for the sixth consecutive quarter with HP in lead […]

Demo Africa 2015: European Angel Network eyes African tech startups

PC shipment declines by 1.7% in Q1 2014, Gartner says

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7 percent decline from the first quarter of 2013 figure of 77.9 million units, Gartner has said in a preliminary result of the worldwide PC vendor unit shipment estimates for the first quarter of 2014.[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”Gartner”]The result shows that Lenovo […]

BSA: South Africa is software piracy capital of Africa