I think my boredom with PCs is about to come to an end. I’ve been covering the PC industry since IBM introduced its first PC in 1981 and, for the most part, the news coming from PC makers has been pretty ho-hum. The original IBM PC was big news, as was introduction of the Apple Macintosh in 1984. Then came laptops that, over time, got smaller, cheaper and more powerful. The first tablet PCs from Microsoft were interesting but not very good. Then the iPad caused me to perk up for awhile, as did the many Android tablets that followed, but now even tablets are starting to feel like old news. Read the full story at Larry’s World.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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