You know where it’s all headed eh? Disposable tablets.
That’s right. Tablet PCs are being produced so cheaply in India that they are starting to become a single-use device. Companies there are currently selling these machines for as low as $30 US apiece, and predict they can bring them down to $10. So it isn’t hard to imagine a world where, for example, conference attendees receive their delegate packages burnt onto flash memory in a tablet PC.
So instead of killing trees, we’ll be littering our planet with discarded equipment.
And what about paper? Remember all the talk about the paperless office? Read more