Though Q1 PC sales were better than expected and positive supply-chain data has emerged in...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though Q1 PC sales were better than expected and positive supply-chain data has emerged in recent weeks, Digitimes reports retailers have become conservative about their Q2 outlooks, out of concern consumers will hold off on purchases until Windows 8 (MSFT) arrives. Nonetheless, they expect demand to eventually pick up thanks to Windows 8 and the release of cheaper Intel (INTC) Ivy Bridge CPUs.