The Washington Post: Will 2013 Bring the End of the iPod, Digital Camera and DVD Player?

by Ned Sherman 0

Citing results of a recent Accenture report on consumer demand for a range of devices, Washington Post reporter Caitlin Dewey questions whether changes in technology and consumer demand will signal an end of the iPod, digital camera and DVD player era.

Citing results of a recent Accenture report on consumer demand for a range of devices, Washington Post reporter Caitlin Dewey questions whether changes in technology and consumer demand will signal an end of the iPod, digital camera and DVD player era. Writes Dewey: “Techies predictably love their smartphones, tablets, computers and HDTVs, those multitasking devices that can screen the latest episode of Downton Abbey and tell you the weather. But demand for cameras, music players, DVD players and other single-use products has plummeted, according to the report. In 2012, for instance, nearly a third fewer people owned DVD players than did a mere three years before.”  Read more.

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