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Smartphone Surge Heralds End of PC Era

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Barbara Jorgensen
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End of PC era?
Barbara Jorgensen   2/10/2012 10:14:10 AM
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Jenn--was I glad to read this blog! I have the same reaction as you: patting my PC and reassuring it that it is still No. 1. And I know you are younger than me. I've decided that it is not really the technology of smartphones (or anything else) that is keeping me from going all in and buying Samsung's Note. It is what I use my various devices for. I still like my full-size keyboard and 17-inch screen. Mobility and always-on communication is great, but when it comes to work, my PC still rules.

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Re: End of PC era?
saranyatil   2/10/2012 11:46:57 AM
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The comfort that you get when you start using your desktop is tremendous, I feel they aid us complete work fast . Whatever hi tech device I use at the end feel so awesome once I am staring at my pc.

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Not yet ;)
Nemos   2/10/2012 5:05:02 PM
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I have the same feelings as you about the PC era,  and I don't believe will see an end.  The tremendous success of the tables in sales can be explained with the following phrase "The greater availability of smart phones at lower price points has helped tremendously," .

And it is very logical to have more sales of smart phones than pcs, but that fact does not mean that the end of PCs as we know it is coming ....

Adeniji Kayode
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Adeniji Kayode   2/10/2012 7:04:32 PM
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 I agree with you Barbara, reading your comments, I felt something for Pc and I feel while it not completely over for PC, I feel we all need to give our PC a pat in the back for a job well done and how far it has brought us and even prepared us to be able to adjust and blend to the new technology with it. Considering the differences between a typewriter and a desktop, I feel the gap is wider when you compared a PC to the new mobile devices around now. PC still prepared us well and served as a solid foundation for these new devices to buld on.

Adeniji Kayode
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Adeniji Kayode   2/10/2012 7:13:37 PM
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@Saranyatil, You are right, Pc really gave us lots of space, comfort and the chance of doing so many things together all at the same time

Adeniji Kayode
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Re: Not yet ;)
Adeniji Kayode   2/10/2012 7:27:41 PM
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While it seems a lot of devices are doing a lot of what PC can do, the device that would completely put an end to the PC era is not yet in market yet. Non of these new devices can fully perform the same tasks as PC. So lets hope for a development or a modification or an invention of something else apart from other devices  we have around now that may end PC era.

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t.alex   2/11/2012 9:22:45 AM
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Long time ago, I loved to have a desktop PC and laptop was too expensive. Now i just need an ultrabook. Grab it before it is totally replaced by tabs.

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_hm   2/11/2012 6:16:41 PM
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I love my desktops with their dual 27 inch monitors. I need to have big monitor to do do good work.

 

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elctrnx_lyf   2/12/2012 6:26:42 AM
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I do not think there is any end to PC but these devices might take a sahpe of all-in-one ocmputers. And I strongly believe the PCs are true work horses.

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Anne   2/12/2012 9:40:34 AM
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@ Saranyatii,

The comfort in using desktop is indeed awesome, and its still maintaining great sales for professional use.

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