The PC industry is losing a lot of momentum. For one thing, PC’s have been dropping when it comes to the amount of shipments being made. Experts have been following this decline from the beginning for eight consecutive quarters. In other words, the PC industry has been in a steady decline for 2 years. Therefore, people are buying less PCs. While some companies may be alarmed by this, some of the more knowledgeable people would have expected this because they are aware of the trends that have been emerging in technology. There have been an increase in different gadgets that people are using that have some of the same capabilities as a computer.
Among the factors that are contributing to the decline in PC sales are smartphones. A lot of people are making use of what is essentially a much smaller computer. They are able to do many of the things that a PC computer can do. However, tablets are also a contributor to the downfall of the PC. As the computer becomes more mobile, people are more likely to leave their more bulky counterparts for something that is sleek and portable.
Perhaps one thing that is causing trouble for the PC is the changing business atmosphere. Businesses are becoming mobile by nature. People are learning how to use their mobile phone to market and sell their products. Of course, this takes away the need of a bulky and stationary device.
Even gamers are not feeling the need to get a PC for their games. The gaming consoles have caught up to them. As a matter of fact, consoles are getting really good versions of the games while the PCs are getting inferior ports. This is a long away from the times when things were the reverse. However, the gaming consoles are also basically computers as well. They have download capabilities and the ability to surf the Internet. People could also watch TV with their gaming consoles. It is amazing how technology has advanced to the point where more devices are versatile.