Why Can't PCs Work More Like iPhones?

#Computers

Fri, Feb 26th, 2010 11:41 by capnasty NEWS

The iPhone, although locked and frustratingly placed into a walled garden, is the epitome of simplicity. You control it by touching the screen--an intuitive interface that even a toddler can figure out. It's virtually impossible to change key settings by accident. And if you do somehow mess things up, it's a cinch to reset the machine back to its pristine, out-of-the-box state. Why can't PCs work that way?

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