Rhakios wrote:Well, if we are to ignore the offerings from Dell, HP, Lenovo, Acer, Asus and Sony (to name the few manufacturers I've noticed), then I suppose that might be true,
Rhakios wrote:Oh and page 77, that'll be, 5 items or fewer, thank you.
Marrea wrote:Rhakios wrote:Well, if we are to ignore the offerings from Dell, HP, Lenovo, Acer, Asus and Sony (to name the few manufacturers I've noticed), then I suppose that might be true,
I happened to be in PC World yesterday and walked past a display of HP TouchSmart All-in-One Desktop PCs, one of which was being prodded enthusiastically by two teenage girls.
Paradigm Shifter wrote:The idea of a touchscreen desktop leaves me baffled. Why would I want one? I sit pretty far back from my monitors so a touchscreen would just not work as I'd have to stretch to reach.
.... I've spent the last nine years (that was when I bought my first TFT) being obsessive about don't-poke-the-screen-because-that-is-bad. Combine that with the fact that there is nothing I hate more than someone poking greasy fingers on my monitor and touchscreens seem worse than pointless - they seem like a personal nightmare.
I am left with the impression that it's less a tech 'advance' and more a company saying "We think it's cool. So we're gonna do it, and you're going to buy it."
Rhakios wrote:Oh come on, if you could afford one of these 82" screens, tell me you wouldn't get one!
wyliecoyoteuk wrote:Our largest screen is a 23" monitor, and that's in the living room as our main TV. More than adequate. (and I had an argument getting one that big)
Nuke wrote:Incidentally, in the last three Geek Desktops we have hardly been able to see the PC itself. How do you get to be featured in that item?
Rhakios wrote:I'm inclined to know what you mean, I bought a 32" TV a few years ago and didn't realise how big it would be in my sitting room, I've got used to it now though. Actually, something 28" with minimum bezel would probably be best.
Still, if someone offered me one of those 82" touch-screen jobs for free, I'd find somewhere to put it.
jonrob wrote:Great question! Feel free to send in pictures of your desktop to any of us. My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember to include descriptions of the different parts.
I should probably make a sticky out of this and put something on TuxRadar. As you might have guessed, we've been running low!
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