Analysts are readjusting their expectations for the PC industry next year, and it's not looking good.
On Wednesday, IDC released an updated forecast for the number of PCs expected to be shipped next year. In 2009, PC shipments will rise just 3.8 percent worldwide, according to the report.
That's a drastic cut from the 13.7 percent growth IDC had predicted for 2009 earlier this year. The hardest hit areas will be the emerging PC markets of Latin America, Central Europe, the Middle East, and Africa due to falling commodity prices and the worldwide credit crunch.
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