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dandy7218-Jan-24 3:59
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dandy7218-Jan-24 5:19
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"Appliance" is not a bad term.

And you're absolutely 100% correct. How you use a "general use" PC evolves over time. With few exceptions, most of my systems might be considered mere appliances, as you put it. The exception might be the PC on my desk. It's used primarily to RDP into other systems elsewhere, and general browsing locally. And "browsing" today is nothing alike browsing even just a few years ago.

I have an aunt who - poor her - only "browses the net and plays games on Facebook", with a Windows 7 laptop with 1GB of RAM. I don't know how she can tolerate that. I would imagine it might not have been all that bad initially, but nowadays, a browser - any browser - sharing 1GB of RAM with an entire OS - is ridiculous. I'm pretty sure she just spends less and less time on it over time.
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