How far will legacy take the PC industry?

The shift to the cloud is a declining asymptote for the PC.

Jon Peddie

If all, or even most, applications end up running on servers in the cloud, who needs a Windows PC? Most users care less about the OS and underlying hardware, and more (maybe only) about the applications. Where and how an application runs is of no more concern or interest than is where a TV show or movie runs. Streaming entertainment naturally flowed into consumers’ homes because of the horn of plenty of offerings and the non-real-time demand of consumption. It didn’t matter if the music or video was on a USB stick, an optical disc, from a satellite, or over

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