The PC's Past and Intel's Future
Is the desktop PC on the road to oblivion? Well, let's put it this way: it's hardly an Intel priority anymore.
Yeah, desktops will still be around in 2016, but it's not something Intel -- which makes most PC processors -- thinks about a lot.
Survival in the age of the big-screen smartphone and tablet is what Intel thinks about.
A recent 75-page study from Goldman Sachs titled "Clash of the Titans" puts it, rather delicately, this way: "We believe the ongoing share shift in consumer computing toward smartphones and tablets