IDC device maker ranking shows Apple value, Samsung volume
iPad 4 and iPad Mini. Personal computing devices include tablets, as IDC’s Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market ranking shows.
(Credit: Brooke Crothers)
In the brave new world of connected personal computing devices, Hewlett-Packard is a distant No. 4, with Samsung and Apple leading the way.
Think of IDC’s “Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market” report as the 21st century equivalent of PC maker rankings.
Personal computing today includes tablets and smartphones, not just the laptop in your father’s home office.
That global smart-connected device market grew 27.1 percent year-over-year…
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