PC Market Continues To Shrink
Dell and Lenovo could be considered the first quarter's winners in the PC market, while HP Inc. faltered, according to a recent report on PC shipments from research firm IDC.
IDC's numbers show a PC market that is contracting dramatically. Overall PC shipments in the U.S. declined nearly 6 percent year over year in the first quarter and fell 11.5 percent worldwide, cementing an ongoing trend that favors mobile devices.
Consumer PC sales were hurt during the quarter by Microsoft's offering of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system. Likewise, enterprise customers are still testing Windows 10 and are expected to begin adopting the system in full later this year.
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