PC makers sold 288.9 million PCs in 2020, a leap of 8.6 percent over the previous year, and the second consecutive year of growth for the once-struggling industry.
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The PC market has now experienced six straight years of decline, with PC sales hitting 261 million units in 2017.
Claiming that Microsoft has somehow made the PC cool again is both wrong and disrespectful to other PC makers.
Gartner and IDC have weighed in on PC market share for the first quarter and come away, as always, with a slightly different take on how things are going. But the truth is out there.
The PC industry has been shrinking for several years, and while the reasons are clear, many questions remain. Key among them is when it ends.
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