What do consumers want from PCs these days? This article tries to get there, and so do the analysts quoted in it, but they talk too much like [email protected] to really get it.
People do want 'convergence', or combinatorial benefits, but that word has to mean something. So here's what I think - there are two kinds of combinatorial benefits people want from PCs - plasticity and connectivity. They want to be able to hook their computers up to all their other toys, and then play with the data across all of them.