January 25, 2013

About That Post-PC Era...Steve Jobs Was Right

Matt Rosoff, CITE World


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Apple's earnings came out today, and amidst the flood of instant analysis and impassioned claims from Apple fans and foes alike, one thing clearly stood out.

Steve Jobs was right. The post-PC era is here.

Gartner and other analyst firms already measured a year-to-year drop in overall PC sales last quarter, but in the past Apple has managed to overcome that trend with Mac sales. Not so in the fourth quarter of 2012 (which is Q1 of Apple's 2013 fiscal year).

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