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Hewlett Packard retakes top spot in Q1 2012 PC shipments

By Leeky ยท 4 replies
May 2, 2012
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  1. Hewlett Packard regained the top spot for PC sales after losing out to Apple four months ago according to the latest industry figures published yesterday by market research firm Canalys....

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  2. There they go again counting tablet's as PC's.Which they are NOT!..Who ever started coining that phrase should be beating or something till they understand the difference. Apple doesn't make PC's they make/design tablets,iphones,ect. the closest they get to PC's are maybe mac's,airbooks etc.
  3. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    I don't know Guest... They might not be the definition of a personal computer (PC) that you're thinking of, but they are a personal computing device. They have a processor, memory, and an operating system. The user interface and performance differ from more expensive units, for now, but that doesn't put them in a lesser category, such as the territory that a microwave oven or handheld calculator would occupy.
  4. Well 9Nails then by your definition of a computing device
    they could have also included phones, since they meet all of the qualifications
    you stated
  5. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,245   +414

    good point guest totally agreed!

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