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: Comment by M.Onty
by zima on Mon 6th May 2013 21:42 UTC in reply to "Comment by M.Onty"
zima
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Reminds me about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microcomputer_revolution#The_Home_Comp... - a fairly similar vision, but which just turned out to be a wrong way of doing things.

Electronic innards get less expensive at a steady pace, so each device can have them; networking them is hard.

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