April 19, 2011 – When things don’t go the way the experts expect them to go in the technology universe, it is always entertaining and instructive to watch how those who make predictions from on high cover their respective hindquarters.

According to a recent report from Bloomberg.com, global personal-computer shipments “unexpectedly” fell 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2011 “as businesses and consumers held off on purchasing new machines and shifted focus to tablet computers, market-research firm IDC said.”

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