View Full Version : Will the Desktop PC Live Forever?

October 9th, 2012, 22:34
concealment (http://slashdot.org/~concealment/comments) points out a rebuttal from PCWorld of the increasingly common (http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/03/08/2044256/of-course-we-are-in-a-post-pc-world-says-ray-ozzie) claims (http://apple.slashdot.org/story/12/09/12/1723204/apple-announces-iphone-5) that we live in a post-PC world."It's an intriguing proposition, but don't count on mobile devices killing off your desktop PC any time soon (http://www.pcworld.com/article/2011391/10-reasons-why-the-desktop-pc-will-live-forever.html). While mobile gear is certainly convenient when you're trying to conduct business on the go, it's nowhere near as convenient as a desktop when you're trying to complete serious work in an office environment. Sure, your phone, tablet or even laptop might conveniently fit in your pocket or backpack, but all these devices are fraught with compromises, whether it's computing power, screen size, or, well, a really expensive price tag."