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Dell (DELL -3.4%) shares stumble after JPMorgan says that "PC-centric" companies are having a...

Dell (DELL -3.4%) shares stumble after JPMorgan says that "PC-centric" companies are having a tougher time than investors realize, citing Gartner data showing greater consumer attention on tablets helped drag down Q1 global PC shipments. JPMorgan also warns on Seagate Technology (STX +3.2%) and Western Digital (WDC +2.4%), but they're higher.
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  • tigersam
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    PCs are not going anywhere. Tablets are good to carry when you are away from the PC. Tablets will replace smart phones but not PCs.
    14 Apr 2011, 01:58 PM Reply Like
  • D_Virginia
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    It is worthwhile to note that one literally CANNOT activate, upgrade, or synchronize an iPad without a Mac or a PC present.

     

    Tablets may cannibalize laptop sales, and certainly netbook sales, but every household with a tablet will have at least one Mac or PC as well.
    14 Apr 2011, 02:13 PM Reply Like
  • Micah
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    PC are for producing content, tablets and mobile phones are for consuming content.
    14 Apr 2011, 02:41 PM Reply Like
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