PC Prices On The Rise? Thank Apple For That

After seven straight quarters of falling prices, the average price of PCs went up slightly in the third quarter, as consumers shelled out more for higher-end computers with features not already found on their smartphones and tablets.

It would be inaccurate to conclude that PC prices are increasing, however; instead, the figures suggest that users are spending more money on their PC purchases.

Which begs the question: why?

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