September 18, 2012 AT 5:12 am

“Hardware is dead”

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Hardware is dead @ VentureBeat via Reddit.

I think this leads to an important conclusion: No one can make money selling hardware anymore. The only way to make money with hardware is to sell something else and get consumers to pay for the whole device and experience.

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1 Comment

  1. > No one can make money selling hardware anymore.

    Someone is!

    > "This is really bad news for anyone who makes computing hardware."

    Well, maybe; maybe not.
    But it’s certainly very, very GOOD news for almost everyone else!

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