By - Tim Bajarin

IDG Contributor Network: Are we about to enter a golden era of mobile computing?

I began covering the PC industry in 1981 and was one of the first professional analysts to study and chronicle the PC market. Over 38 years, the PC industry has produced close to $3 trillion in revenue and created a lot of wealth and jobs for people who create PC’s, PC software and services that support them. At its height,