Fourth Quarter PC Sales Hit New Record
Mar 14, 2011, 16:05 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Reports of the PC's pending demise may be a little premature,
according to the findings of the latest PC sales report from
tracking firm IHS iSuppli.
"In fact, sales of new PCs hit a new high last quarter.
"In the fourth quarter of 2010, sales of PCs, including
desktops, notebooks and netbooks, topped 93 million units, up from
88.9 million in the same quarter of 2009, according to iSuppi.
"For all of 2010, PC makers sold 345.4 million units, up from
302.4 million in 2009. That's a gain of 14.2 percent year over