Tablets To Grow 42.7% This Year, Says Gartner, As The Traditional PC declines 11.2%

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The tablet category is continuing to eat the PC’s lunch, albeit it’s a large lunch so the feast is taking a while. Analyst Gartner expects worldwide tablet shipments to grow 42.7% this year, with shipments reaching 184 million units.

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

Are we surprised by this? As a school librarian, articles like this leave me thinking about my library space and future needs. With the uptick in tablet sales and the decline of PCs, I see more flexibility in how I arrange the technology in my room to give students access to information. Look around your own space and think about how a smaller device will change arrangement, flow, and traffic.

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