Technology is the third-worst performing sector in the S&P this year, beating only healthcare and utilities.
This may surprise most investors, because a handful of tech stocks—Apple , Amazon and Texas Instruments —had a strong 2010.
"The only constant in the technology world is really the volatility," Jack Andrews, principal at the tech focused hedge fund Inflection Partners, told CNBC's "
"There's lots of volatility in terms of product cycles getting shorter and shorter. In fact, there are some deflationary trends in technology when you think about the rise of open-source software for example," Andrews said.