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The growth in tablet sales combined with a dealer inventory dump-off prior to the release of Windows 8.1 caused PC shipments in Western Europe to drop some 12.8 per cent in the last quarter. Research firm Gartner said the desktop and laptop market in Western Europe was declining faster than expected and would likely continue …


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  1. Belardi

    Let me take an educated guess...

    Could it be that Windows 8 sucks on top of the fact that most people NEVER liked using PCs/computers anyway? Tablets are far easier for most people...

  2. Mikel

    To those poor souls tasked with selling PCs into this market

    Condolences. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

  3. Khaptain Silver badge

    Words from a prophet

    And so continueth the endless cycle of consumerism.....amen..

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