Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Sep 2012 22:22 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems If there's one over-used buzzword currently making the rounds in the technology industry, it's 'post-PC world' - or the notion that desktops and laptops are a dying breed. Todd Bradley, executive vice president of HP's printing and personal systems group, thinks this is a nonsensical notion - and he's right.
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RE[2]: The Tablet Tsunami
by Tony Swash on Sat 22nd Sep 2012 23:16 UTC in reply to "RE: The Tablet Tsunami"
Tony Swash
Member since:
2009-08-22

Good catch, I didn't know that website and it is really fun.
However, I'm not sure that these "experts" realize how silly they are.

Pretending that tablets are replacing PC and saying that it is "the future" is incredibly stupid. Nothing never replaces anything.

Apple success is not about giving better tools, it is to make people buy things they didn't know they needed.

For example, if Mr Jobs was still alive, He would setup a secret lab developping "Home Robots" or "3D printers", things insanely cool, already invented, but just lacking polish and applications for everyone.


Sounds to me like you may have your own reality distortion field ;)

This is worth a look, by Jean-Louis Gassée no less, the guy who had the other OS when Apple chose Next.

http://www.mondaynote.com/2012/09/02/apple-never-invented-anything/

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RE[3]: The Tablet Tsunami
by Treza on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 00:25 in reply to "RE[2]: The Tablet Tsunami"
Treza Member since:
2006-01-11

I don't see how this article contradicts what I wrote.
Is it the "already invented" part that angers you ? WTF ?

I agree with what wrote J.L.Gassée. For example, robots have been around for 30 years, but Apple could transform them into successful products, coming at the right time as suitable technologies emerges.

I was not even negative about Apple!

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RE[4]: The Tablet Tsunami
by Tony Swash on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 10:39 in reply to "RE[3]: The Tablet Tsunami"
Tony Swash Member since:
2009-08-22

Sorry - my bad - I was typing way too late and my brain was frizzled. Keep well.

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