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Subject: Re: Windows 10. Horrible!
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Subject: Re: Windows 10. Horrible!
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On Tuesday, 7 November 2017 14:15:20 UTC, android  wrote:
> In article<>,
>  Whisky-dave<> wrote:
> > So what are they sold for considering numbers are dropping.
> > 
> >
> > -years/
> > 
> > Technology researcher IDC said PC shipments had increased by 0.6pc in the 
> > first quarter of 2017, the first quarter they had risen year-on-year since 
> > the same period in 2012.
> > 
> > However, competing data from Gartner said PC sales had fallen by 2.4pc in the 
> > quarter. Gartner said that sales were now at their lowest level since early 
> > 2007.
> They don't distinguish between tabs/pads and phones.

But they do distinguish between those devices and PCs, that was the point.

> That that I see is 
> that lots of folks got a tablet, tried it and moved on to a new PC.

That's not what it shows at all, what it shows is that people are buying portable devices adn NOT
buying desktop PCs

> They 
> keep the tab by the sofa as a telly guide:

far easier than switching the PC on and going to the relivant website.
I can change channels using my iphone or ipad can you do that from your PC.

> "IDC's Jay Chou said that as sales of smartphones and tablets have 
> risen, consumers had not stopped using PCs,

Except they have, thats what the stats show anyway.
I guess you haven't noticed that few PCs are advertised on the TV over the last few years.
Have you been to a shop that sels compters such as PC world or anywhere else recently. You'll notice
that there aren;t that many desktops on show mostly laptops, notebooks tablets and phones.

> but merely replaced them 
> less often. He said the market is now entering a "replacement cycle" 
> which should lead it to growth."

Yeah sure , we'll wait and see.

> -- 
> teleportation kills