iPhone, iPad, Android to Trump PCs on the Net
Ever since the debut of Apple's iPhone smartphone, mobile devices have traveled an unstoppable path towards market dominance, with their growth rate dwarfing that of PCs. Now users are using Apple iPad and a host of Android smartphones and tablets from names such as HTC, Lenovo, Dell and others. More people are accessing the internet on the go, too. So it should come as no surprise that as PC market growth has slowed, the momentum of people accessing the Internet via PCs versus accessing the Internet via their mobile devices has shifted. Indeed, IDC is predicting a shift of tectonic proportions in the years to come. Here's a look at the rise of mobile internet browsing and how its shockwaves will affect other trends as well.