Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Yes, tablets are hurting PC sales...kind of | Circuit Breaker - CNET News

An excerpt from more analysis of likely iPad ramifications for PC sales

The more accurate conclusion is that tablets are establishing themselves as a replacement for a second or third computer. Consider the tablet the replacement for that computer people would like to have but could do without.

"Consumers who might have bought a new PC and thought, 'My current PC is good enough,' will buy a tablet or another device. Whereas before it would have been an additional PC purchase," said Michael Gartenberg, analyst with Gartner.

Yes, tablets are hurting PC sales...kind of | Circuit Breaker - CNET News

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