Posts Tagged ‘PC Industry’

How the Paradox of Choice Will Impact Holiday Tech Sales

The concept of buyer’s remorse in the world of technology is not new. For decades companies have rolled out new TVs, stereos, PCs, laptops and more recently tablets and smartphones and as soon as a person bought … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / October 11th, 2013

I Need a PC and I Know It

One of the fundamental characteristics of a mature market, is mature consumers. These consumers are mature in the sense that they know what they want and more importantly they know why they want it. This … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / June 16th, 2013

The PC Industry of the Past Is Not the PC Industry of the Future

We are, without question, an industry in transition. The 500 lb. gorillas who once dominated the technology industry are experiencing and undergoing major transitions and a new type of growing pain. And for many, this … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 19th, 2013

Why IT buyers are Excited About Convertibles and Hybrids

[dc]W[/dc]hen Steve Jobs introduced the iPad in 2010, he went to great pains to emphasize that the iPad was mainly for content and media consumption. Interestingly, he never even suggested that it could also be … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / December 7th, 2012

Mac Attack

At the Apple Special Event held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, Tim Cook announced these facts regarding Apple’s Mac Computers: 1) Mac notebooks rank #1 in market share in the U.S. for the last 3 … Continue reading

John Kirk / September 17th, 2012

Notebooks are the Past, Tablets are the Future

This may be one of the more controversial columns I have written in sometime, although my goal is not to be controversial but to spur thought- so please hear me out. It is no secret … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 27th, 2012

A PC is a Truck and Sometimes You Need a Truck

Steve Jobs said of the PC as he was developing his post PC theme, “PCs are going to be like trucks; less people will need them. And this is going to make some people uneasy.” … Continue reading

Jon Peddie / April 5th, 2012

Are Netbooks Poised for a Comeback?

The answer to this is no, and yes. Let me explain. In 2007, Netbooks took the market by storm. These small low-cost laptops hit the market at the beginning of the recession and were instant … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / January 23rd, 2012

The PC Landscape is About to Change – Here’s Why

One of my favorite quotes about change is: “Life is a journey, and on a journey the scenery changes.” The technology industry is also on a journey and on that journey the scenery will change. … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / January 17th, 2012

Why Apple Will be #1 in 2012

A couple of weeks ago, market research firm Canalys made a significant prediction that by the end of 2012, Apple would be the number 1 PC vendor in the world. To get to this number, … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / December 5th, 2011

Who Really Needs a PC Anyway?

James Kendrick at ZDNet wrote a post asking an interesting question: Who really needs a stinking tablet anyway? His post is well articulated but misses the bigger picture of what tablets are and more importantly … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / November 28th, 2011

Tech Trends and Disruptors to watch in 2012

You may not know it yet, but when we end 2012, we will look back on it and realize that it was the most disruptive year we will have had in personal computing in over … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / November 28th, 2011

Will an HP PC Spinoff Make a Stronger Competitor?

I have been having conversations with key executives around the industry about HP’s decision to explore spinning off their Personal Systems Group, which is the group that makes their business and consumer PC’s. An interesting … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / September 1st, 2011

6 Ways Apple Has Influenced the Last 30 years of the PC Industry

On Aug 12th, the industry celebrated the birthday of the IBM PC and its impact on our world of information. But we would be remiss if we did not also point out some of the … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 15th, 2011

Why Apple Scares the Wintel Vendors

You might think that this is a trick question. On the surface, the answer should be the iPad and its eco system. But the iPad is a new category and while it is true they … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / August 1st, 2011
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