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Originally posted by dogstar23
I worry about this. If the "average home user" stops buying PCs, downgrading to laptops and tablets instead,and if the average businness user follows suit, people like me will be forced to either pay exhorbitant prices for good desktop technology, or downgrade with the rest.
It's sad that just as computers are becoming really, really powerful and useful, the market is ready to break them into little chunks focused on playing music, updating Facebook and Twitter, and browsing the internet.
I guess it is what it is, and those of us who want "real" computers will one day just have to suck it up and pay stupid money for components.
Originally posted by unityemissions
For people who think this is somehow taking a step back here's a sneak peak of the future, now:
Epiphany IV 64-core Processor 2 watts, less than the size of a penny!
Now Imagine a 2ghz+ quad or octa core hooked up to this co-processor in a tablet.
This is just the beginning!
Originally posted by D.Wolf
A tablet, phone, laptop is a step back by default. I don't get peeps who trade in the full grown desktop for a tiny workspace like that. True it's mobile, I know, I sit in front of these swipejunks every day at lunch break. Swipers are no fun at all.