[Chugalug] Raspberry Pi on track to sell more units than Apple II computers

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 6 16:46:50 UTC 2013


Quoting Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>:

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> On 11/6/2013 10:52 AM, Tim Youngblood wrote:
>> Is the PC dead? It is on life support.
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>> http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2013/11/5/mobile-is-eating-the-world-autumn-2013-edition
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> Anyone
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> know anyone buying phones or tablets to replace computers?  In
> my experience, all we are seeing are these things: New shiny gadgets
> are selling.  Powerful enough PCs of a 4-5 year old vintage aren't
> being replaced as quickly as in prior years, no new OS to drive bigger
> and better hardware specs.  Anyone have differing experience?
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Dave,
The only reason my employer is replacing PCs, as best I can tell, is  
that the O/S on them is not going to be supported after next Spring.  
Windows XP is going bye-bye.


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