PC Market Returns To Positive Growth, Though Gains Remain Small, According to IDC

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IDC Press Release 

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – The worldwide PC market saw a slight increase in volume during the first quarter of 2012 (1Q12) compared to the same quarter in 2011, with shipments rising 2.3%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDCWorldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The results are slightly above IDC’s February projections of a 0.9% year-on-year decline due to hard disk drive (HDD) supply constraints in addition to weak economic conditions, competition from other devices, and uncertainty about Windows 8.

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