For a long time the PCs and laptops had very unattractive: the objective of those gray machines was to work with them, nothing more. Its popularity, however, resulted in a new golden era of desktop computing where manufacturers were launching increasingly powerful computers that mattered power for work and play, but also the design.
The advent of smartphones and tablets marked the end of that period, and sales began to decline. This trend is confirmed quarter after quarter, which revealed both IDC and Gartner in its latest reports. And the irony is obvious: never could enjoy best teams, but even that has managed to stop the bleeding.