Besides defending the PS3, Harrison took time to evangelize the device, which will launch worldwide this November. In particular he said the Linux-based operating system on the console's hard drive will have enough processing power and non-gaming functionalities to render traditional PCs--most of which use a form of Microsoft's Windows OS--moot in the home. "We believe that the PS3 will be the place where our users play games, watch films, browse the Web, and use other [home] computer functions," said Harrison. "The PlayStation 3 is a computer. We do not need the PC."More info over here.
PC is dead, Sony says
Posted on Monday, June 12 2006 @ 0:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony made a couple more bold statements; the PC is dead, Nintendo is for kids and Sony innovates: