quote: It isn't just a shift in OS, but form factor.
quote: At this point, unfortunately, it seems clear that the Windows 8 launch not only failed to provide a positive boost to the PC market, but appears to have slowed the market
quote: Apple's drop in sales is excused while all others are the fault of Windows 8.
quote: The desktop computer market is down because people have less to spend, computers are lasting longer, and people are buying mobile devices. It has almost nothing to do with the OS, especially since we see that OSX is dropping as well.
quote: From the article....did you read it?
quote: Apple fared better than the overall U.S. market, but still saw shipments decline as its own PCs also face competition from iPads.
quote: Windows 8 launch not only failed to provide a positive boost to the PC market, but appears to have slowed the market
quote: Most people resist change.... especially when they do not understand the advantages of the change. In time, I believe people will be less afraid of the transition.