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5 ways tablets disrupt the tech environment

The year 2012 may well go down as "the year of the tablet," writes Louie Herr on Digital Trends, and not just because of the number and variety of new tablets on the market. Herr lists the market disruptions already caused by tablets and others we might expect. Though these effects are more obvious in the consumer market, government IT watchers can see same transtormation in the public sector.

    1. Death of notebooks
    2. The decline of Flash and rise of HTML5
    3. The rise of cloud storage
    4. The rise of streaming video
    5. "Tabletification" of the user interface

Read Herr's complete article: Tablets are changing the tech you use, whether you own one or not.

Posted by GCN Staff on Sep 12, 2012 at 9:39 AM


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