Going, going … 5 signs the personal computer may be on the way out

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Keyboards? Mice? Disc drives? It may be time to pull the plugs, experts say.

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) brought this one to my attention. The article does make a lot of sense. Change is happening so fast that many are having a hard time keeping up, so the idea of having technology that "anchors" the user is appealing, like eating comfort food–it’s what you know. Getting rid of disks, wires and utilizing the cloud, among other things, is where we are going. I also think a big part of why tablets and other mobile items are becoming more popular is cost. After experiencing a big recession, tablets offer the kind of flexibility that many people seek for basic computing needs at an affordable price. Time will tell is the personal computer disappears altogether…


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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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