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The PC is dead. Long live the iPad.

Apple, Microsoft, salesEdward KiledjianComment

Top tech analyst firms, Gartner and IDC, are both reporting that the sale of personal computers dropped for the first 3 months of 2011. It seems this is another trend was able to break. It was able to grow its sales and market share (compared to a year ago). Although the increase is different depending on the firm you choose, it is somewhere between 8.5-9.5% (compared to 7% last year).

Could this be the slow and painful death of the traditional PC lead by the tablets? It is too soon to tell but things could definitely get very interesting.