Re: Desktops will never disappear
> The danger is that if desktop machines become significantly less popular, the cost will increase
Nonsense. In the old days the "off brand" machines were always cheaper. I bought my first non-PC in the 80s for $300. It took another 20 years for PCs to catch up to that kind of pricing. Meanwhile you have general purpose ARM devices being sold for $50. The world is full of microprocessors. Anyone can design and build their own variant of a PC and offer it up for the world.
A lot has changed since a really crappy 8088 clone would set you back $1000.