Forget iDevices: PC Sales Actually Going Up

April 12, 2012 1:21 am

In all the noise around tablets and smartphones, here is one trend that might get lost, primarily bcos it is counter-intuitive – people are buying more PCs. We spotted this today:

“Gartner Inc. said Wednesday that there were 89 million PCs shipped in the first three months of the year, an increase of 1.9 percent from a year earlier. That’s above the research firm’s earlier expectations of 1.2 percent.

Another research group, IDC, also announced Wednesday that shipments were up 2.3 percent, above its expectations of a 0.9 percent decline.”

Statistics Source: CNBC

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