The PC is not likely to be challenged by the tablet or the smartphone, and many users of the Internet on these devices will turn to the PC for a better experience, Michael Dell said in Bangalore on Monday.

Won’t we laugh about this one in a couple of years. This is the kind of thinking that brought RIM in the gutter and Nokia on the brink of it. In the meantime what everyone is seeing is the PC market taking a beating from iPads.