Despite the introduction of Windows 8, the PC market continues to flag.
There are several factors driving this trend:
- The global economy is still frail, depressing consumer and business spending.
- The upgrade cycle for business PCs has lengthened.
- The introduction of the iPad in 2010 killed the market for netbooks, which had been driving PC sales growth.
Windows 8 was supposed to give the PC market a new jolt, and perhaps still might, but for now the PC market remains flat.
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