There is more to this than the headline. Farhad Manjoo:
Steve Jobs Was Right: Smartphones and Tablets Killed the P.C.
Apple sold more Macs in the past year than ever before. Put another way, half of Apple’s money comes from iPhones. Apple sells nearly twice as many iPads as Macs.
There has been only one tech trend worth paying attention to in the 2010s: the dominance of the smartphone. The personal computer was an inevitable casualty.
What’s going on? Are iPads that good?
Not only can you get work done on them; in many ways they’re productivity dream machines. Today’s iPads are powered by custom-designed processors that are faster than the chips on some of the Macs Apple makes, and the iPad’s separately sold keyboard is better and more durable than the accursed, falling-apart mess of a keyboard that Apple is shipping on its much-maligned current line of laptops.
This is an opinion from a major publication. The opinion does not hold water. The Mac has become a truck. iPhone is a car. iPads are bigger cars or smaller trucks.
Nothing has been killed.