Microsoft: Windows 8 Ends Tablet Era

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It’s the end of the tablet era. The touch PC era is beginning. I’m not positive I believe that, but it’s basically the vision Microsoft has for Windows 8. Tablets, they say, are PCs, and should be expected to do the things PCs can do. Windows 8 tablets can do PC things, and Windows 8 PCs can do tablet things. I do want to believe it’s true. A tablet isn’t enough for what I do. I also need to carry a notebook around with me. This means that my tablet is *another* thing I have to schlep around. Wouldn’t it be nice for them to be effectively consolidated? Read the full story at Information Week.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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