“What exactly is a PC? That question is likely to become a hot topic over the next few years,” MG Siegler writes for TechCrunch.
“People are now carrying around computers in their pockets, called smartphones. But those aren’t considered PCs. Instead, they’re considered descendants of the original mobile phones. The truth is that they’re closer in just about every way to a personal computer — in fact, they may be the most personal computers ever,” Siegler writes. “And now this line is being further blurred by the rise of the tablet… Again, if anything, these machines seem more personal than the personal computers of yesteryear.”
Siegler writes, “That’s why I agree with British research firm Canalys’ decision to include tablet sales alongside PC sales in their new report. That’s going to piss some people off because the combination has them projecting that Apple will become the top PC vendor by the middle of next year. If their data is right, Apple will unseat HP to take the crown.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: The once and future ling, Apple assumes its rightful throne.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]