Three Culprits Behind The PC's Decline (Video)


CRN TV looks at three big culprits behind the PC sales decline this quarter, from low Windows 8 demand to mobile device growth.

The PC market is down again this year. Both Gartner and IDC recently reported double-digit decreases in PC shipments for the first quarter, which negatively impacted the stock prices of several major PC manufacturers. But what's behind the drop in PC sales? Solution providers say PC life cycles are longer than they used to be, so businesses are holding on to their systems for more than just three or four years. But there are other culprits behind the PC slump, too. Here's a look at three big ones.

PUBLISHED APRIL 25, 2013