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.
About Shelly Palmer
Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is Managing Partner at Palmer Advanced Media, a technology-focused strategic advisory practice that helps Fortune 500 companies and growth-stage companies with digital strategy, data science, marketing, branding, and business development. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert and a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.
Like it? Tweet it.
"Microsoft: Windows 8 Ends Tablet Era" by @ShellyPalmer
600,000 subscribers and counting...
We write a daily newsletter featuring current events and the top stories in technology, media, marketing and entertainment.Subscribe