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Old 05-02-2014, 04:21 AM   #1
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LXer: The Tablet Dead End Is Dead Ahead


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Tablets are not the end-all, be-all of computing and eventually the laptop will take over. Again.

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Old 05-02-2014, 11:17 AM   #2
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Good, it's about time this mongrel got put down.
 
Old 05-02-2014, 01:04 PM   #3
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Good, it's about time this mongrel got put down.
I have to agree. As a next step I propose reinstating qwerty keyboards on phones.
 
Old 07-01-2014, 04:31 PM   #4
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Once I noticed that the article was written by the pundit, John C. Dvorak, I immediately lost all interest what was attempting to be conveyed.

Tablets are here to stay and aren't going to disappear any time soon IMO.
 
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Once I noticed that the article was written by the pundit, John C. Dvorak
Okay, now I need to click it and see the trainwreck.

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Unlike on PCs, there are no tablet apps that are so powerful they need more horsepower.
No?

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Old 07-01-2014, 04:34 PM   #6
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Tablets are here to stay and aren't going to disappear any time soon IMO.
They're not going anywhere but they're also not "the future of computing". There's are valid reasons why laptops and desktops exist and those reasons have not gone away. They may do but that hasn't happened yet.
 
Old 07-01-2014, 04:36 PM   #7
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The only tablets I'm interested in at the moment are antihistamines.
 
  


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