by Mike Masnick

PC Makers Increasingly Becoming Consumer Electronics Companies

from the convergence...-revisited dept

For years people have predicted "convergence" would hit the computer industry, and it seems that (finally) it's happening. Now that Dell has dropped the "Computer" from their name, and all the major PC makers seem to be testing the waters with consumer electronics as well, it should be interesting to see how the traditional consumer electronics companies respond. Already, Sony plays in both spaces, but how long until we see some sort of merger between a typical PC maker and a typical consumer electronics maker?

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