Yahoo News: Microsoft Tries To Jazz Up PCs

My spin PC’s – the lowly grey box. To get more money PC vendors just keep adding more and more features to them and extending them in more places in our lives. Sure there’s now a computer chip (or many) in elevators to make our elevator rides better – but there is a LIMIT to how much technology we can practically use. I’m all for gadgets but let’s not forget the real world.
News Clip: Microsoft is applying more manpower to influence computer design as the market for PCs stays in a slump. As part of a reorganization of its Windows client business on March 5, Microsoft has pulled hundreds of employees from its Windows development, research, and business-productivity divisions to work in a new Windows Extended Platforms Division that will prototype PCs of the future(full story)