Educational Technology

September 11, 2010

PC industry’s woes could mean bargains this fall

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

By JORDAN ROBERTSON, Associated Press

If you’re looking for bargains on personal computers, bad news from the industry could be good for your pocketbook. Computer makers are scrambling for ways to goose faltering consumer demand after a weak start to the back-to-school shopping season. That could mean deeper price cuts and other promotions beyond the incentives that the industry dangled in front of shoppers to lure them into stores during the worst of the recession. The latest sign of trouble came Friday when Intel Corp. lowered its forecast for the third quarter, saying demand for consumer PCs has been weaker than expected.

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