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1/9/2012 11:52 PM EST
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docdivakar   1/11/2012 6:21:12 PM
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@junko.yoshida: you are a 1000% right, tablets change the computing game by taking it to the next level of consumer activity, in stark comparison to the desktops of earlier generations. I would argue that the innovations in software are needed to 'enable' people with varying competency levels to make productive use of the hardware. To that end, hardly 50% of the capabilities present in a mobile computing hardware gets used. It still remains the domain of specialists and geeks to exploit their full capabilities (like the story you ran right here on EE Times recently, link below): http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4233883/The-human-element--ahead-of-his-time Nice work, Junko & Sylvie. Enjoy your time at the greatest candyland of all, CES! MP Divakar

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docdivakar   1/11/2012 6:21:12 PM
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@junko.yoshida: you are a 1000% right, tablets change the computing game by taking it to the next level of consumer activity, in stark comparison to the desktops of earlier generations. I would argue that the innovations in software are needed to 'enable' people with varying competency levels to make productive use of the hardware. To that end, hardly 50% of the capabilities present in a mobile computing hardware gets used. It still remains the domain of specialists and geeks to exploit their full capabilities (like the story you ran right here on EE Times recently, link below): http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4233883/The-human-element--ahead-of-his-time Nice work, Junko & Sylvie. Enjoy your time at the greatest candyland of all, CES! MP Divakar

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junko.yoshida   1/10/2012 12:38:24 PM
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Tablet with a pen is definitely coming back. And touchscreen MCU companies like Atmel are definitely trying to keep up with that trend.http://bit.ly/wy36kz

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junko.yoshida   1/10/2012 12:38:24 PM
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Tablet with a pen is definitely coming back. And touchscreen MCU companies like Atmel are definitely trying to keep up with that trend.http://bit.ly/wy36kz

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Bert22306   1/10/2012 8:03:02 AM
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I agree with Junko that PCs never used to be classified as consumer electronics products. So in a sense, why should we be suprised if they don't make a big showing at CES? But I think the very interesting trend to look for is whether gadgets like tablets will be expanded more into a real tool for creativity, encroaching into what used to be PC territory. New developments like Windows 8 certainly hint that such things COULD happen. But this would be more related to their CPU design than to the form factor. You have to get away from tiny screens and lack of efficient and flexible user interface, if this new device is really going to replace PCs. That's my take. I'll be interested to see what our intrepid editors discover at CES.

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Bert22306   1/10/2012 8:03:02 AM
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I agree with Junko that PCs never used to be classified as consumer electronics products. So in a sense, why should we be suprised if they don't make a big showing at CES? But I think the very interesting trend to look for is whether gadgets like tablets will be expanded more into a real tool for creativity, encroaching into what used to be PC territory. New developments like Windows 8 certainly hint that such things COULD happen. But this would be more related to their CPU design than to the form factor. You have to get away from tiny screens and lack of efficient and flexible user interface, if this new device is really going to replace PCs. That's my take. I'll be interested to see what our intrepid editors discover at CES.

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chanj0   1/10/2012 12:48:59 AM
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Computer was used to be a tool, helping people to write, to research and to learn. Nowadays, computer has become part of our life. It makes our life a bit easier. It provides entertainment to us. It provides information to us through the web. I believe computer has become more towards a consumer electronic than just a 100+ keys calculator. PC has blend well into Consumer Electronics Show.

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chanj0   1/10/2012 12:48:59 AM
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Computer was used to be a tool, helping people to write, to research and to learn. Nowadays, computer has become part of our life. It makes our life a bit easier. It provides entertainment to us. It provides information to us through the web. I believe computer has become more towards a consumer electronic than just a 100+ keys calculator. PC has blend well into Consumer Electronics Show.

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