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    Out with notebooks, in with tablets & smartphones

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 26/04/2013

    » Not long ago, notebooks replaced desktops, now tablets & smartphones replace notebooks, with declining sales tech markets change quickly.

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    Rise of tablet computers

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 14/01/2011

    » With a larger screen than a mobile phone and lighter than a notebook, tablet computers are the fastest selling new gadget nowadays.

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    Super cheap tablet: Amazon's Kindle Fire

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 30/09/2011

    » Priced at half the price of an iPad, Amazon hopes to draw customers to purchase at its website with a new 7-inch screen tablet.

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    Human override here to stay

    Life, James Hein, Published on 10/04/2019

    » Computers are useful tools and they will emotionlessly churn through thousands of operations in the blink of an eye to produce whatever results they were programmed to do. Most of the time the results are welcomed. When it comes to malware the results generate a different reaction, and then there are those spaces in the middle. The situation surrounding the Boeing 737 Max MCAS aircraft and the recent crash is an excellent example. The latest analysis would seem to indicate that the computer engineers made some choices that have had unintended consequences. In this case overriding the wishes of the pilots by assuming the plane was crashing, when it wasn't, and not allowing the human pilots to correct the computer's decisions.

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