The future of the desktop computer

Posted on Saturday, Apr 15 2006 @ 15:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Roger L. Kay from eWeek takes a look at the future of the desktop:
With all the hoopla over climbing sales of notebooks, the desktop is already a dead puppy in many people's minds. This leap of imagination exists despite the fact that desktops still represent the majority of systems shipped worldwide each year.

While the rise of the "notebook ratio" (the number of notebooks divided by the number of notebooks and desktops combined) can't be ignored, several ongoing requirements will drive the survival of the desktop as it morphs into more usable forms.
You can read more over at eWeek.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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