The PC industry is in shambles
and no one is going to be hit harder than Microsoft
) and Intel
), according to the latest forecasts from market research
. Consumers continue to favor Android and iOS tablets
and Intel (a.k.a., “Wintel”) PCs. The research firm found that combined shipments of desktops, netbooks and notebooks in the fourth quarter of 2012 declined roughly 10% year-over-year. The Wintel PC market is expected to suffer further and is estimated to fall from a 72% market share in 2012 to a 65% share in 2013, representing a 5% decline in unit shipments.