back to article Reseller gives Brits Insight into value webcam shipments of the future-ture-ture-ture

Worried about the impact of Brexit and COVID-19 on your supply chain? Wondering about the operating systems of the future? A reseller has the inside scoop on when you should expect that shipment of 17 "Windows XP" cams, and it's 2051. Three decades on – whether we're in or out of the EU (perhaps the whole planet will be …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    By 2051, we'll all have our brains hooked into to a global consciousness which projects custom avatars of ourselves into the minds of anyone else we want to talk to.

    Plus, HS2 will just about be getting finished.

  2. Yet Another Hierachial Anonynmous Coward


    We may laugh, but I am pretty sure, that somewhere in the world there will be at least one machine running Xp in 2051. There are still plenty of bits of 1989 technology running today. Though of course, an Xp box in 2051 could well be 50 years old.

    1. Down not across Silver badge

      Re: Laugh.....

      I have a lot of pre-1989 technology running. Some pre-1980s as well. It works, is pretty reliable. Might not be quite so small or so power efficient as more modetn stuff but I'm in no rush to "upgrade".

  3. John Brown (no body) Silver badge

    Will they honour the price...

    ....if I "But It Now!"

    Allowing for inflation, that could be quite the bargain!

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