PCs outsell tablets in college dorms

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PCs are the most popular gadgets among college students, according to the annual “Back to school” survey by professional services firm Deloitte.

While some 82% of college students own PCs and 80% have smartphones, just 18% own tablets. That may provide hope for the future of the PC.

“The combination of smartphones and laptops makes the tablet redundant for students,” says Brent Schoenbaum, a partner in the retail practice at Deloitte.

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