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Computer Industry Almanac Inc. publishes market research reports for the PC, Internet and wireless industry. Previously, Computer Industry Almanac Inc. published two reference books. The company was founded in 1986.

Market Research Reports
Computer Industry Almanac Inc. sells six market research reports about the PC, PDA, Smartphone, Cellular Subscribers, Information Appliance and Internet Industry. The reports are updated yearly.

Reference Books
Computer Industry Almanac Inc. has published eight editions of the Computer Industry Almanac and one Internet Industry Almanac. The reference books cover the 1985 to 1998 timeframe. Future versions are not planned at this time.

Latest Press Releases

August 14, 2006 - 25-Year PC Anniversary Statistics. IBM-Compatible PC Sales have topped 1.5B units Worth $B 3,100. .. Continue...

June 12, 2006 - 1.3B Cumulative PC Sales Over Next 5 Years. Dell & HP Will Each Sell Over 200M PCs In Next 5 Years. .. Continue...

May 22, 2006 - PCs In-Use Surpassed 900M in 2005. USA Accounts for over 25% of PCs In-Use. .. Continue...

March 27, 2006 - Smartphones to Outsell PDAs by 5:1 in 2006. Ratio Will Top 11:1 by 2011. What a difference two years can make.. Continue...

February 28, 2006 - Europe #1 in Per Capita Cell Phone Use. USA Leads in PC & Internet Per Capita Use. USA has traditionally been the leader when new high-tech products and services are introduced. Continue...

January 4, 2006 - Worldwide Internet Users Top 1B in 2005. The worldwide number of Internet users surpassed 1 billion in 2005—up from only 45M in 1995 and 420M in 2000. Continue...

November 14, 2005 - USA Leads Broadband Subscriber Top 15 Rankings. Worldwide Broadband Subscribers Will Top 215M in 2005. The worldwide number of Internet broadband subscribers will surpass 215 million in 2005—up from less than 5M in 1999 and 67M in 2002. Continue...

September 26, 2005 - China Leads Cellular Subscriber Top 15 Rankings. Cellular Subscribers Will Top 2B in 2005. The worldwide number of cellular subscribers will surpass 2 billion in 2005—up from 11M in 1990 and 750M in 2000. Continue...

June 20, 2005 - Mobile PCs In-Use Surpassed 200M. Over 25% of Worldwide PCs are Mobile PCs. In 2005 the worldwide number of mobile PCs-in-use are projected to reach nearly 230M units—up from 31M mobile PCs ten years ago. Continue...

March 9, 2005 - PCs In-Use Surpassed 820M in 2004. Will Top 1B in 2007. The U.S. has a large lead with over 220M PCs in-use - over 3X the number in Japan. The U.S. accounts for over 27% of all PCs in-use compared to 4.6% of worldwide population. Continue...

September 3, 2004 - Worldwide Internet Users will Top 1 Billion in 2005. USA Remains #1 with 185M Internet Users. The worldwide number of Internet users will reach nearly 935 million in 2004 and will top 1 billion in mid 2005. The U.S. continues to lead with over 185M Internet users forecasted for year-end 2004. Continue...

December 8, 2003 - Dell and HP has 3X Lead in PC Sales New PC Opportunities Are Emerging
Dell and HP are currently the leading PC manufacturers and they will remain the top two vendors for many years. The next table shows historical PC sales and future projections of these two companies and the total PC market. Both Dell and HP will sell over 24M PCs worldwide in 2003, which are three times as many PCs as any other vendor. Continue...

June 30, 2003 - Smartphones Are Impacting PDA Sales
The sales of traditional PDAs slowed or declined in the last two years. The soft economy was a big contributing factor, but the growth of PDA-Phones or Smartphones is also a contributing factor. When Smartphones are included in PDA sales as shown in the table below, the worldwide PDA demand did not decline in 2002, but saw a small sales increase. Continue...

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