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Rumors of the personal computer's death have been greatly exaggerated.

If you believe the hype, the smart phone has killed the personal computer. Smart phone platforms like Apple's (AAPL) iPhone and Google's (GOOG) Android systems are super-hot, and PCs are yesterday's news. If you follow this logic, big players in the PC market like Hewlett Packard (HPQ), Microsoft (MSFT), Intel (INTC) and Dell (DELL) will be destroyed as the PC market collapses.

Don't believe the hype.

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Duh...
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what rumors? another article pulled out of somebodys ass
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Consoles have limitations. Try playing Starcaft 2 (or any other strategy game for that matter) on a Playstation 3 and tell me that consoles work for any game.

On a side note, my computer is a computer. Its a tool beyond gaming. A tool that can be programmed to do anything. Computers will be around...

And on the argument of money, a PS3 game is 65 dollars. Steam games are cheaper. 20 games in and the console option doesn't look so cheap anymore does it?

That was venting... Smart phones die to the same arguments.
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You mean people still use their iPhone to type up reports, code & work?

 

Or is the rumor mill started by retardo, who's now finding out that his first phone is better than the computer his parents bought him 5 years ago?

 

 

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Cant do anything Productive in a Phone other then email.
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Obviously.
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Cant do anything Productive in a Phone other then email.

I can view all types of files, including images and videos, i have mini HDMi output on my phone too, I have wifi, 4G, also I have the ability to talk and text, i can post on OCN too. browse the web, however it is too small to be comfortable, but small enough to be convenient. My phone makes a laptop retarded for me.

of course I have a nice phone, idk what kind of phone you got there tongue.gif
    
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I can view all types of files, including images and videos, i have mini HDMi output on my phone too, I have wifi, 4G, also I have the ability to talk and text, i can post on OCN too. browse the web, however it is too small to be comfortable, but small enough to be convenient. My phone makes a laptop retarded for me.
of course I have a nice phone, idk what kind of phone you got there tongue.gif

Phones are just too small to displace a pc anytime soon though. I have a nice phone too but trying to do anything meaningful like ssh into a server is an excersize in frustration even on wifi. Pc's are here to stay.
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