By now you should be well aware that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has had a difficult time revitalizing the PC market. As a result, the PC has hit a bit of a rough patch, with most recent estimations calling for a 13.9% drop in year-over-year shipments. In terms of form factor, ease of use, and affordability, the PC lags far behind the tablet. However, the PC is rapidly evolving to be more tablet-like in the future, and the prospect of a $200 Windows 8 tablet isn't too far off. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller weighs in on the prospect of a $200 Windows 8 tablet and what it could mean for the PC industry as a whole.

Erin Miller has no position in any stocks mentioned. Fool contributor Steve Heller owns shares of Google and Intel. The Motley Fool recommends Google and Intel. The Motley Fool owns shares of Google, Intel, and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.