Om nom nom… That sound you hear is Apple’s iPad cannibalizing sales of personal computers. Fortune reports that Needham & Company analyst Charlie Wolf says that there is now “definitive evidence” that the iPad is gobbling up customers who in years past would have purchased PCs. Wolf’s evidence is that Mac shipments to schools in Q3 2012 fell by 0.1% while overall PC sales to schools dropped nearly 13.9%, even as Apple sold more than 1 million iPads to schools over the same period. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
iPad said to be devouring would-be PC customers
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).