The demand and supply curve for tablets are moving to the right. They are seen as substitutes for personal computers for many people. In the article “Intel's outlook fails to inspire hopes for PC recovery,” the global decline in income, especially in Europe and China, has shown that PC’s have a big competitor in their marketplace. The tablets are smaller than and almost as powerful as a personal computer. You can watch your favorite TV shows, listen to the newest songs, or show photos from your recent trip. They also cost less and are much more portable and less cumbersome than a laptop computer. In the fast pace of technological advancements, the time between leaps in technology is growing shorter and shorter. Perhaps one day soon the personal computer may go by the wayside, just like VCR tapes did ten years ago. Some of you may not have even seen a VCR tape unless it was at the local DI store. How soon will it be until the tower computer is only seen at thrift stores?