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[3]: Interesting...
by Delgarde on Wed 1st May 2013 22:55 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Interesting..."
Delgarde
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2008-08-19

Your price point on 7 inch tablets is way off.

BTW, anyone else notice that the tablet sizes are almost always in inches? Now that I think of it, screen sizes for everything are also in inches. Is that solely a US or English phenomenon? If so, what do they call a nexus 4, 7, or 10 ? Is it marketed as Nexus 102, 178, and 254 ?


In NZ, sizes for TVs are commonly seen in either inches or cm, but other devices - tablets, phones, computers - tend to be in inches. Which is kind of annoying, since this is the *only* situation where stupid US imperial measures are routinely used...

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