Hurry up and Wait, 2.0
Source:Summary: Windows 8.1 may be the fastest refresh from Microsoft other. What's unclear is whether an OS refresh and Intel's latest can save the day.
For the PC industry, the Computex trade show in Taiwan will have a heavy dose of deja vu. New form factors, the latest from Intel and a new version of Microsoft's Windows (sort of) are aligned to drive demand.
Funny how a year makes little to no difference in the Wintel story line.
Last year, Computex highlighted a bevy of Windows 8 devices such as hybrid laptops, touchscreen laptops and tablet convertible devices. None of those devices---excluding touchscreen laptops---generated enough demand to fuel a PC upgrade cycle.
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