IDC's recent outlook for the industry is one of continued struggles and slight gains, while ABI analysts remain more optimistic about the future.
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The EliteBook 1020 and 1020 SE are thin and light, but come with military-grade ruggedness, a range of security features and Intel's new Core M chip.
Low-cost PCs, Chromebooks and Windows XP migrations continue to help, but competition from other devices means declines in the future.
During a launch of several new consumer systems, HP also rolled out the Slate 7 Extreme, a tablet based on Nvidia’s Tegra Note design.
Google is growing its retailer network for Chromebooks as it hopes to get more of the devices into the hands of consumers.