On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 09:21:20 +0100, Per Jessen firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
- Desktops are about making information workers productive - period.
They're *not* about eye candy or games or media consumption.
I would qualify that slightly differently -
Desktops are _primarily_ about making information workers productive - eye candy, games and media consumption are secondary, but nonetheless important.
-- Per Jessen, Zürich (3.8°C)
Up until the iPad took off, I would have agreed with you - Windows home users *were* about games and media consumption. But I think the tide is turning and consumers really don't want the hassle of a "whole PC" when they can get game consoles and tablets and phones that show movies and play games.