re: Down 3% in rest of EU, down 11% in UK.
Britain leads Europe in tech.
I remember I had broadband years before my sister in Germany got rid of her government issue modem.
PCs are dying. For perfectly good reasons, like everyone who needs one has got one now, and there is no software led drive to cause people to buy new ones.
In fact the reverse is true. As many people are so happy to point out, WinXP was almost as good as it needed to be for many many people.
Slabs & smartphones are where the consumer tat is at.