PCs losing popularity in Japan
November 4th, 2007

Japan is losing interest in the personal computer, instead preferring a mix of mobile devices.

analysts… wonder whether Japan will become the first major market to see a decline in personal computer use some 25 years after it revolutionized household electronics — and whether this could be the picture of things to come in other countries.

“The household PC market is losing momentum to other electronics like flat-panel TVs and mobile phones,” said Masahiro Katayama, research group head at market survey firm IDC.


(via Slashdot)


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