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40% Of PCs To Be Media PCs By 2008

Home computers specifically designed for entertainment applications – so-called “Media-PCs” – will account for 40% of home computer sales by the end of 2008, according to Parks Associates’ The PC as a Multimedia Platform. This new report indicates that net additions of media-PC hardware units and software packages will reach seven million U.S. households, approximately 20% of all U.S. households, in five years. Sales of specialized home networking equipment for PC-to-CE connectivity will similarly grow, surpassing 21 million units shipped by the end of 2008.

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Found VIA Engadget