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)