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Is the Desktop PC on the Road to Oblivion?

December 20th, 2012

The PC’s past and Intel’s future

The leading purveyor of PC chips doesn’t really think a lot about the desktop anymore.

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.

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