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September 14, 2013

Desktop PC set to Shrink below 5% ,as SMPT takes over (Smartphones,Portable devices And Tablets) by 2017

Smartphones And Tablets To Control 87% Of Smart Connected Devices By 2017 [STUDY]: "International Data Corporation (IDC) has recently forecasted that the worldwide smart-devices market, comprised of PCs, tablets, and smartphones, will grow by 27.8% year-over-year (YoY) in 2013, slightly lower than the 30.3% growth in 2012. The PC segment witnessed a tragic decline in sales earlier this year (second quarter, 2013), selling only 76.3 million units worldwide while the tablet segment showed an impressive 42.9% growth and is expected to surpass total PC shipments (desktop as well as laptop PCs) in the fourth quarter of 2013 (4Q13). "