The latest research shows people want to use computers for entertainment in the living room and other areas of the house, but they don't want the machines to be intrusive or overwhelming, according to Microsoft.
As a result, computers are becoming quieter and more attractive, adapting sleek, geometric designs. They will begin to blend in with the flow of a home, hanging on the walls, perhaps, and staying out of the way.
At least that's the thinking of members of Microsoft's hardware division, who presented their findings yesterday at the company's annual Windows Hardware Engineering Conference this week in Seattle.
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