Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Uh-oh, PC: Half of computing device sales are mobile [GigaOM]

A timely device dynamics reality check

[…] For some time to come, especially in certain industries or specific use cases, the PC will be important. For most folks, however, the PC is losing relevance as we’re morphing from a local / desktop user base to one of mobile / cloud.

A rather timely graph illustrates this. Horace Dediu, who tracks market data on his Asymco blog, tweeted an image showing a “brief history of personal computing platforms” on Saturday, going back from present day to 1975. Notice anything interesting?

http://gigaom.com/mobile/uh-oh-pc-half-of-computing-device-sales-are-mobile/

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