Best of 2013: It's All About Networking
While some of the mainstays of the electronics business have fallen out of favor with consumers, others are have taken their place ... with a vengeance.
TV sales are struggling and the descent of the personal computer is all but assured.
Meanwhile, shoppers are gobbling up tablets and smartphones, both of which have become this generation’s PC. During the first quarter of this year, for example, PC shipments fell 14 percent compared to the same period last year, according to IDC. Conversely, tablet shipments during the same period sailed ever higher, soaring 142 percent.