Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st May 2013 09:29 UTC, submitted by matthew-sheffield
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless CEO of Blackberry Thorsten Heins said yesterday that he doesn't believe the tablet computer market is long for this world. "In five years I don't think there'll be a reason to have a tablet anymore," he tells Bloomberg News, "Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a good business model." If the dream of one device wirelessly interacting with all sorts of displays and peripherals comes to fruition, he may actually have a point.
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RE: Right
by cdude on Wed 1st May 2013 14:03 UTC in reply to "Right"
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He did not refer to yesterday or tomorrow but to "next 5 years". Think polymer-keyboards, projections, Google Glasses. If the reasons why Tablets are successful, integrated bigger display and input-methods, are changing then whats left that can't be done with smaller devices like smartphones or a watch?

Edited 2013-05-01 14:07 UTC

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