It’s not a pretty picture around the technology sector.  But there are some bright spots in Changewave’s latest survey.  Although Apple’s desktops are down significantly (we just heard our first tip of a desktop hardware update – more on that), MacBook sales remain strong.

Within the shrinking overall PC spending environment, Apple (AAPL) planned laptop purchases (30%) for the next 90 days have improved 3-pts since our previous survey in January. But at the same time, planned desktop purchases (26%) have dipped 2-pts.

…and Apple’s customer satisfaction remains way out in front of the pack.  Not a big shock there really…

 

…the rest is all carnage.(PDF link)

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