How is the active life of a piece of computer hardware? Three years, four or five? Well if my beloved first-generation iPad is anything to go by, three years may be all you get.
Barker Bites Back
A look at some newsy stuff and interesting bits as well as those hopefully amusing byways of technology.
Colin Barker is based in London and is Senior Reporter for ZDNet. He has been writing about the IT business for some 30-plus years. He still enjoys it.
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