May 2021 Speculations

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Walter
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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... but it will take 30 more days until it ends. 8-) 8-) 8-)
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Walter wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 10:45 am
... but it will take 30 more days until it ends. 8-) 8-) 8-)
We NEED a teaser, please. :D
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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vgoudreault wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 8:49 am
Can someone speculate about when in May we could stop speculating about, as we would know what this is all about?
A speculation to stop speculating?
Now that's funny!
vgoudreault wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 8:49 am
Myself, I am still hoping that SwissMicros will go way beyond what HP had done, with a calculator having the HP-48 form factor, but with massively more memory, evidently much more powerful CPU, and a colour screen. One can always dream, right?
Ok, keep on dreaming.
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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No DM48, no care. :lol:
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Just looking at the market from the perspective of SM, I see two areas they could address with new products. First, is follow on products for the existing customer base. This would be peripherals; like printers, extended memory, wireless modules, solar power, data loggers, etc. it could be software and firmware enhancements to extended and supplement current capabilities, such as graphing, printing, or over clocking to increase performance. This would be aimed at current users to round out the current product line.

Second, they could go after new markets with new products aimed a areas where the physical calculator market is growing; namely the educational market and maybe financial market. This could be something like a Python based graphing calculator with solid x86 emulation and BT connectivity. Embedded SW could make this a real teaching tool with math tutorials and guided problem sets.

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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Maybe the prototype of the 43S lol
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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ratwolf wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:37 am
Maybe the prototype of the 43S lol
Hope for the best = prototype 43S
Prepare for the worst = purple DM42
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Harry Potter wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:04 am
ratwolf wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:37 am
Maybe the prototype of the 43S lol
Hope for the best = prototype 43S
Prepare for the worst = purple DM42
Thanks. But which one? :?
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Walter wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:26 am
Harry Potter wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:04 am
ratwolf wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:37 am
Maybe the prototype of the 43S lol
Hope for the best = prototype 43S
Prepare for the worst = purple DM42
Thanks. But which one? :?
I’m an optimist so I think it will be
the prototype 43S :)
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Re: May 2021 Speculations

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Harry Potter wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:56 am
Walter wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 10:26 am
Harry Potter wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 9:04 am

Hope for the best = prototype 43S
Prepare for the worst = purple DM42
Thanks. But which one? :?
I’m an optimist so I think it will be
the prototype 43S :)
I guessed so. But which prototype status? Please see the respective thread. ;)
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