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Global PC sales stagnated in Q2 as distributors and retailers - cautious of rising inventory levels - bought conservatively. Bean counters Gartner estimated that 87.4 million boxes were flogged into the channel and IDC settled on 86.7 million units - both sets of preliminary figures represent a market decline of 0.1 per cent. …

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Mushroom

Lenovo and IBM - the Great Motherboard Replacement Scam

There is a really interesting article about Lenovo and their bricking of the laptops, IF the power on / supervisor password gets corrupted or forgotten - and their alledged claims of needing to return the laptop to them to replace the motherboard - at nearly the cost of the whole new laptop.

Site Link:

http://tinyurl.com/dxfnx3b

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Facepalm

What do

Even two year old and three year old computers keep up with most of the software available today.

Unless this changes in a radical way why buy top tech just for the sake of top tech?

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Trollface

lets see

To paraphrase article: ultrabooks a flop, tablets and phones cannabilzing sales especially in US and Europe, in Asia where sales growing Asians prefer to buy from Asian companies at expense of US companies.

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"87.4 million boxes were flogged into the channel"

That's a lot of waterlogged PCs.

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