Fans of PCs are far and few between. The former tech giant is heading into a tailspin as consumers snap up tablets and buy less PCs amid sluggish economic conditions. A report from HIS iSuppli estimated PC shipments for 2012 will have declined for the first time in 11 years by 8 percent—the largest drop in sales since 2001. Microsoft is unveiling Windows 8 along with fancy new gadgets later this month, which they hope will revive struggling sales.
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