Is Your Smartphone a Thin Client?
Feb 10, 2010, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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? "