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Is Your Smartphone a Thin Client?

Feb 10, 2010, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Maguire)

[ Thanks to james Maguire for this link. ]

"Since it's 2010, the future was supposed to be here by now. Years ago, we were promised jet packs and moon colonies by now (Look Ma, no gravity). Instead, most people still use landline phones. We get around town thanks to old fashioned petroleum products.

"There is, however, one area that's living up to the Future Shock hype: the ever-expanding capabilities of smartphones. Still in their infancy, it doesn't take much imagination to see them as all-powerful tiny supercomputers.

"How long will it be before IT managers and other techies are running datacenters using their pocket device? "

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