PCs hit by an ugly quarterly drop as Windows 8 flops

PCs hit by an ugly quarterly drop as Windows 8 flops
As if that wasn't enough, the main factor expected to boost the PC market — the release of Microsoft's Windows 8 — actually hurt computer shipments. And even if people desire PCs with touch screens, they still cost too much and suffer from component …
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Tablets conspire with 'good enough' PCs to nuke Windows 8
In the wake of very ugly numbers released today by market researchers IDC and Gartner, Windows 8 is getting a lot of the blame. But there's more going on than just a lack of interest in Microsoft's latest operating system. The problem begins with the …
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Don't Blame Windows 8 For Falling PC Sales
“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.” Indeed, calls have been growing for Microsoft to do something about the …
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