Breaking News
Blog

PCs strike back at Computex

Blog
6/4/2012 07:18 PM EDT

 5 comments   post a comment
NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
prabhakar_deosthali
User Rank
CEO
re: PCs strike back at Computex
prabhakar_deosthali   6/6/2012 5:16:23 PM
NO RATINGS
It shows that for at leat some more years PC will remain the workhorse for serious computer users at home and in the office

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: PCs strike back at Computex
resistion   6/5/2012 3:05:11 PM
NO RATINGS
The tablet hype could burn out soon, but I don't think notebook PC demand will come back to historical levels as if they are missed. Many nonPC habits have been generated with tablets, it's going to be hard to break.

elctrnx_lyf
User Rank
Manager
re: PCs strike back at Computex
elctrnx_lyf   6/5/2012 5:38:49 AM
NO RATINGS
PC's and laptops are definitely going to be there. The new variants might replace the older types but certainly the market is still there long into future.

Bert22306
User Rank
CEO
re: PCs strike back at Computex
Bert22306   6/5/2012 1:35:04 AM
NO RATINGS
Well, IMO this "resurgence" was bound to happen sooner or later. It couldn't take forever for the average joe to realize that tablets are not useful in the same ways that PCs are, and that the giddy excitement over the new toy did not mean the PC was now rendered useless. As the term "post-PC era," trumpeted so often by the press, seemed to imply. I've seen good things about the desktop version of Win8, believe it or not. Apparently, many of the complaints are not entirely valid. Although it is possible that the "default" settings might be more to the liking of tablet users than desktop or laptop users.

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: PCs strike back at Computex
resistion   6/4/2012 10:30:40 PM
NO RATINGS
Ultrabook sales haven't been great due to the cost of new features. OEMs are at disadvantage if they're not Apple since there is no revenue from downloading of PC apps.

More Blogs
I attended an introduction to LabVIEW workshop to get some hands-on experience with graphical programming.
The wearables space is wide open and exploding with opportunity, but that comes with design and sourcing issues, which some believe could be alleviated in part by the strength of the maker community and an open-source approach to this segment.
Summaries of memory products making news this month, including SD card controllers, SRAMs, RDIMM, LRDIMM, and RAM.
The advent of highly integrated and low-cost Field Programmable Radio Frequency (FPRF) chips has provided the solution to many wireless issues.
An engineer who has experienced firsthand the changes that the engineering profession has undergone since the days of Bill Hewlett and David Packard argues that the loss of innovative capacity is the direct result of a vacuum in American business thought leadership.
Most Recent Comments
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll
Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
How to Cope with a Burpy Comet
October 17, 2pm EDT Friday
EE Times Editorial Director Karen Field interviews Andrea Accomazzo, Flight Director for the Rosetta Spacecraft.