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COLUMN: Tablets trump laptops on price and more

Cost and security are key reasons laptop sales are falling as tablet sales rise, writes Adrian Weckler.

23rd April, 2013
It’s not just a trendy form factor that’s contributing to laptops’ demise, writes Adrian Weckler.

Laptop sales are falling fast, while tablet sales are booming in Ireland(!story/Home/News/173%2C000+tablet+PCs+sold+in+Ireland+in+Q4+2012/id/19410615-5218-515d-a774-3bbe79333219).

But it’s not just a trendy form factor that’s contributing to laptops’ demise: it’s cost and security.

This was illustrated sharply to me during an interview I recorded with a security expert for a feature...

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