10/07/2024  Global PC shipments rise in second quarter, Apple sees biggest jump, IDC says


Global shipments of personal computers rose by 3% in the second quarter, helped by demand for AI-capable devices, with Apple (AAPL.O , opens new tab seeing the biggest growth among PC makers, preliminary data from research firm IDC showed on Tuesday.

PC shipments reached 64.9 million units in the three months ended June, marking a second straight quarter of growth after two years of decline, the report said.
According to IDC, Apple's shipments jumped 20.8% from the second quarter of 2023, the biggest rise among global PC makers, followed by a gain of 13.7% by Acer Group.