PC Shipments Decline Reflects Good Enough Computing Era

PC Shipments Decline Reflects Good Enough Computing Era.

Cannibalization of PCs by tablets is real. Even Apple experienced a 7.5 % decline in its US PC shipments. Many PC makers were hoping that Microsoft Windows 8 would spur PC sales. Unfortunately, consumer confusion about whether Windows 8 is for tablets or PCs and no clear benefits to upgrade really hurt PC sales. Double digit decline in PC shipments is a sign that mainstream users are increasingly using their mobile tablets or smart phones for their computing needs.

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