If you’re planning on buying a PC or laptop in the U.S., may I suggest you hold off for a while.
Given the slumping sales of desktop and notebook computers and growth in popularity of tablets and smartphones, there’s considerable pricing pressure on PCs.
I expect that in the coming months there will be further erosion on PC prices in the U.S.
Just keep checking your weekly Best Buy, Staples or Office Depot flyers!
Apple has proven to be the principal beneficiary and leader in two of the fastest non-PC categories – tablets and smartphones.
Except for some highly specialized apps, there’s little an average person cannot do with a tablet. Plus, tablets are far more secure compared to the virus-plagued PCs and notebooks.
And Dell’s fortunes have taken a beating given its focus on PCs and failure with other consumer devices. Any surprise then that Dell decided to go private!