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New Media Presentation


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New Media Presentation

  1. 1. Is the PC Doomed? By: Megan O’Hare
  2. 2. Creation of the iPhone <ul><li>June 29, 2007- The iPhone introduced </li></ul><ul><li>AT&T </li></ul><ul><li>Initial price: $599 </li></ul><ul><li>Lowered to: $399 </li></ul><ul><li>Now: $199 for 8 GB and $299 for 16 GB </li></ul><ul><li>$99 rumor </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is All the Buzz About? <ul><li>Wireless Internet </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Texts </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul>
  4. 4. Will the iPhone Replace the PC? <ul><li>Excitement in mobile phones </li></ul><ul><li>New business, leaving old behind </li></ul><ul><li>Big money </li></ul><ul><li>Move from “second screen” (computers) to “third screen” (phones) </li></ul><ul><li>Intriguing new platform </li></ul>
  5. 5. PC: A Technology of the Past? <ul><li>Phones-dynamic and appealing </li></ul><ul><li>Upwards “virtuous cycle” </li></ul><ul><li>Old technology no longer has creative power </li></ul><ul><li>Downward “vicious cycle” </li></ul><ul><li>Computer companies not taking revolutionary leaps </li></ul>
  6. 6. vs. Bulky Wireless card MapQuest Keyboard and mouse iTunes Confined Electric power/2 hrs. battery No camera Software Small, compact Wireless GPS Touch screen iPod Easily accessible Longer battery life Camera Thousands of applications
  7. 7. iPhone Applications <ul><li>Shazam </li></ul><ul><li>Loopt </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanspoon </li></ul><ul><li>Vicinity </li></ul>
  8. 8. Discussion <ul><li>Do you think the iPhone will replace PC’s? </li></ul><ul><li>Can PC companies improve their products to compete with the iPhone? </li></ul><ul><li>What would Apple have to change about the iPhone for it to be more popular? </li></ul><ul><li>If you purchased an iPhone, would you get rid of your PC? </li></ul>