320°
Submitted by -Mezzo- 370d ago | opinion piece

PCs aren't dead, they're microwaves

PC World - Last week's news wasn't generous to PCs. In fact, half the Internet was ready to eulogize our beloved black boxes after market research showed that computer shipments fell by double-digit percentages in the first quarter. Stick a fork in 'em, the common wisdom declared. PCs are done.

But nothing could be further from the truth. PCs aren't dead—they're microwaves. But not for much longer. (PC hardware)

-Mezzo-  +   370d ago
Sounds a bit ridiculous.
Doctor_Freeman  +   369d ago
It's often funny how some people forget where we came from. PC's started it all, it would be stupid to turn our back on them.
Mottsy  +   369d ago
I love my rig, but truth of the matter is; With all these new devices I use it a lot less then I use to. 5-10 years back I was on the PC all the time, now with phones, consoles, tablets most of the activities I would use for PC are now done on their. Used less? For sure! But dead? Not in a long shot.
Dasteru  +   369d ago
PC's will not die until size of hardware becomes completely irrelivent to capabilities, Good luck with that ever happening.

You may be able to surf the web and check facebook fine with a tablet or smartphone but they will never come close for anything graphical like games. You cannot kill something without the ability to duplicate ALL of its capabilities.
#4 (Edited 369d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Facebook "Excited About the Intersection of Hollywood and Virtual Reality"

4h ago - VRFocus - Facebook, the social networking giant that is set to purchase virtual reality (VR) spec... | Gadgets
30°

WhatsApp in numbers: 500 million users, 700 million photos, 100 million videos

4h ago - The numbers released by WhatsApp on Wednesday shows that the instant messaging app continues to f... | Software
30°

AMD Catalyst 14.4 Release Candidate Adds Support for Radeon R9 295X2

12h ago - Maximum PC: AMD this week made available to download its Catalyst 14.4 driver in Release Candidat... | Software
20°

Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought, study shows

12h ago - Reuters: The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking Earth is higher than scientists previo... | Culture
Ad

Enter to Win a PS4 and More!

Now - We are buying one lucky N4Ger a PS4 just for commenting on any N4G story! | Promoted post
20°

Here’s What Android Looked Like Before the iPhone

12h ago - One of the more interesting documents that came to light during the Apple-Samsung document last w... | Software