Subject: Re: Windows 10. Horrible!
> On Monday, 6 November 2017 12:14:14 UTC, android wrote:
> > In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> > Whisky-dave<email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Looking at device shipments
> > >
> > > Android 54.16%
> > > iOS/macOS 12.37%
> > > Windows 11.79%
> > > Other 21.66%
> > > OS Device Shipments, Gartner
> > It's really not fair nor useful to compare mobile devices and tabs with
> > proper PCs.
> what's a proper PC and why not if people like my brother are using a tablet
> rather than their PC.
A proper PC has a display of at least 10", keyboard and can host MS
Office. I have a tablet on me desk, but use less and less and then
mostly for leisure surfing.
I guess that the personal assistant of your brother takes care of most
typing oriented chores... ;-ppp
> > PCs empower the GP while tabs 'n pads depower it.
> No they don't.
Sure they do...
> >No solution at all for
> > those that want to do more than read webmail and communicate with HMHS
> > and such,
> of which there are fewer and fewer.
That's your problem now...
> What about teh millions of PCs sitting on hotel reception and all they do is
> log who;'s currenty occupying the rooms.
No they don't.
> What about the 10 tabs we brought so we could registar the students in a
> classroon rathe rthan having to send them all in a qute to a central room to
> registar their attendance. Is it really better to have ONE PC or 10 tabs to
> do the same job. The tabs were cheap £50 kindles, so far cheaper than having
> ONE PC operated by ONE person with 400 odd students queueing for
As said tabs and pads have some limited functionalities and can be used
for those, off course but do not replace the PC at the workplace nor at
> >sort of . Phones are gadgets on the side, useful on the go but
> > do not replace PCs...
> Phones are phones, PCs are PCs.
> It is far easier for us to get the students to photograph their hardware with
> a phone than with a PC.
PC are not sold for their camera functionality but phones are...
> When the studetsn come and ask me for device X or Y they show me on their
> phone what sot of thing they are looking for I don;t want them brining in
> their desktop PC into the lab.