Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Oct 2010 16:00 UTC
In the News An interesting discussion is currently raging through the world of computing, or more accurately, through the world of bloggers and analysts. It basically comes down to this: should the iPad be included in laptop and desktop sales figures? If it is included - Apple becomes the largest PC manufacturer in the United States. But, if the iPad should be included - why not the modern smartphone?
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

No offence, but I think its terrible. Its not that an ipad is borderline on one of those. I think it meets all three as well as some laptops and desktops do. And I don't think an ipad is a pc. Therefore, I do not think it is a good system of classification.

Maybe you should define tablets and smart phones first, then the classification of PC might jump out at you as being something that meets these criteria but not the smart phone /tablet definition.

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