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Technology Predictions–2008 January 2, 2008

Posted by sharynheili in Uncategorized.
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Predictions for 2008 abound.  These technology predictions from Tim Bajarin (Creative Strategies),  PC Magazine,  are worth sharing.  Here they are:

  • Smartphones Get Smarter
  • Flash-based Laptops Arrive
  • Introduction of the “Basic PC”
  • Social Networks Are Targeted by Botnets 
  • Smartphones Become Targets for Viruses and Identity Theft
  • Social Networks Catch On with Corporate Users
  • Little Screens Get Video
  • Corporate IT and Users Demand Green PCs
  • Apple Will Gain Significant New Market Share
  • Technology Spending Could SlowDown

See his complete post at PC Magazine; also at PC Magazine see Lance Ulanoff’s year end review and guesses for 2008 here .  How will these trends affect libraries?   Are we ready? 

 Sharyn Heili