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Are Tablets the New PCs?

computer resellingWill we see a day where tablets and smartphones outnumber desktop or laptops at the office?

More than one expert seems to think so.

Last year, the market research firm Gartner said that by 2018, more than half of all users will use a tablet or smartphone for all online activity.

“The use pattern that has emerged for nearly all consumers, based on device accessibility, is the smartphone first as a device that is carried when mobile, followed by the tablet that is used for longer sessions, with the PC increasingly reserved for more-complex tasks,” Gartner research vice president Van Baker said in a statement at the time.

As the technology drops in price and Wi-Fi becomes more prevalent to meet the needs of a BYOD (“bring your own device”) culture, use of tablets and smartphones is expected to become more common.

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