By Harry McCracken | Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:04 am
PCs to get more expensive?
When’s Windows 7 coming out?
Free e-mail service on airlines.
Lots and lots of e-readers.
LiquaVista’s e-reader screens do color.
Nexus One early termination: pricey?
Would you rent Windows, Office?
MagicJack’s new product is controversial.
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Let’s have some perspective here.
“The cost of semiconductor components in computers has fallen by an average of 7.8 per cent a year since 2000, but is set to rise 2.8 per cent this year, according to data from Gartner, the research consultancy.”
Some of us can remember when core memory costs $1 per byte. Think about it. $1 billion USD for 1 GB of memory. Only you could not buy a GB, the largest amount was a few megabytes.