"Tablets will play a major role in the Post-PC Era: IDC is now predicting tablet shipments will exceed those of portable PCs this year and will outpace the entire PC market (portables and desktops combined) by 2015.IDC: PC shipments worse than predicted, tablet shipments get better | Desktop pcs - InfoWorld
"What started as a sign of tough economic times has quickly shifted to a change in the global computing paradigm with mobile being the primary benefactor," said Ryan Reith, program manager for IDC's Mobility Trackers. "Tablets surpassing portables in 2013, and total PCs in 2015, marks a significant change in consumer attitudes about compute devices and the applications and ecosystems that power them.""
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
IDC: PC shipments worse than predicted, tablet shipments get better | Desktop pcs - InfoWorld
It's still more "PC-plus" than "post-PC," but that's probably small comfort for PC vendors at this point