September 17, 2004
The Inevitable Return To Proprietary Hardware
Kelly McNeill writes "Which computer companies will be around in 10, 15 and 20 years? This question seems tough without a technological crystal ball, but the answer is easier than you might think. Kelly McNeill submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews which details the reasons why the x86 OEM PC business is destined for a rapid decline due to the inibility to diferentiate products from the competition on anything other than price. he says this guarantees a future with only one PC manufacturer but that we will see the return of proprietary hardware dominance."