On Thu, 2011-11-17 at 02:38 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote: > > Am 17.11.2011 02:32, schrieb fred smith: > > Well, I'm happy with my "stupid phone". I don't especially want a > > pocket-sized computer (at least not one that's tightly chained inside > > a walled garden, whether it be Apple's, or Microsoft's, or any one > > else's garden). As long as it reliably makes phone calls, and doesn't > > require charging EVERY DAY I can be happy with it. > > well but computers are much more than on a smartphone will ever be possible > smartphones are nice for many low-end users but they will NEVER replace > a full featured PC and so so developers all over the world should stop > to think they are the only target for software because they will not ---- Consider the upcoming Asus Transformer Prime tablet which has more horsepower than my desktop computer (by far) though less RAM and less storage. The cloud can be your storage... heck all of my music is already on Google Music. It's thoroughly conceivable that these devices will indeed displace what is generally thought of as the irreplaceable home computer and maybe in the near future - after all, probably 80-90% of what occupies our computer usage is e-mail & web browsing. Just take a look at the latest 3 phones added to Verizon... the Razr, Rezound, Nexxus. Wow! Craig -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.