Acer feels the pain of the PC’s decline

Analysts believe that the PC has had its day in the sun, and now, we’ve got another shred of proof to toss into the dossier. Acer, the world’s fifth-largest PC maker, has revealed that its revenues fell by the better part of 30 percent in the second quarter of the year. The terse announcement wasn’t supported by a full earnings release, but the figures mean that this period has been the company’s smallest quarter since 2006. The spreadsheet may be missing, but Digitimes is reporting that Acer is betting on Chromebooks, 2-in-1 and gaming laptops will restore the firm to profitability.

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