Linked by kloty on Tue 6th Apr 2010 21:22 UTC
Editorial A few years ago I wrote on OSNews several articles (1,2) about workstations. After three years I had to stop, because there were no workstations left on the market, they became legacy and were not sold any more. Now with the rise of mobile devices with touchscreen and wireless network connectivity virtually everywhere, the question becomes valid, what will happen with the desktop computers, are they still needed, or will they follow the workstations on their way to computer museums?
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RE[2]: Desktop vs Workstation
by steogede2 on Wed 7th Apr 2010 02:25 UTC in reply to "RE: Desktop vs Workstation"
steogede2
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UNIX would probably have been a key differentiator, as would price. In the hay day of SGI etc., a workstation may have cost 5 to 50 times as much as PC.

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