Why HP CTO don't believe in touch?

The Inquirer printed a story with the headline "Touch Screen Is the Future of Computing, Says Microsoft." The very next day, Vnunet published another story headlined "Touch Screens Are Not the Future of Computing, Says HP." Microsoft is right. HP is wrong. Again. In the article, McKinney is quoted as saying that touch interfaces have […]

The Inquirer printed a story with the headline "Touch Screen Is the Future of Computing, Says Microsoft." The very next day, Vnunet published another story headlined "Touch Screens Are Not the Future of Computing, Says HP." Microsoft is right. HP is wrong. Again. In the article, McKinney is quoted as saying that touch interfaces have "only limited use for desktops and laptops... and will not replace the keyboard and mouse." Why, because users have to "reach over to use the screen" and that typing on glass is unpleasant.

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