More iPads sold than HP computers in Q4 of 2011

Apple's First Generation iPad

iPads continue to rise in popularity. They beat out HP computer sales, according to new sales data released by Apple yesterday.

An article on PC Mag.com said:

Those numbers make Apple ‘the largest technology company in the world,’ Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White said in a Wednesday note to investors.

What does this mean for the future of computing?

Content will continue to go mobile.

More content will be available on the go via on demand services.

Companies like LG, Samsung, Apple, Toshiba and Asus will continue to manufacture new versions of tablet computers and other mobile devices.

But there is also a lingering question: Are iPads and other tablet computers in the same category as personal computers (PCs)?

What are your thoughts about tablet computers like the iPad? Are they in the same category as PCs? Or are they supplemental devices to PCs?

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