As iPad Grows, PC Replacement Cycle Slows
PC market growth has been decelerating for some time now and will continue to do so for some time to come. That’s the word from Barclays Capital’s hardware analyst Ben Reitzes, who says that there’s no end in sight to the PC market’s slow decline.
Why? As the use case for tablets and smartphones grows, particularly in enterprise and education, those devices are beginning to eclipse the PC. And in doing so, they’re extending the PC replacement cycle.
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