Personal computers were once a novelty, and new models being released often led to exciting new things that weren’t possible (or weren’t possible in a reasonable timeframe) with the model from just a year or two previous.
And then, at some point, computers became good enough. Good enough for most of us to do everything we needed to do. Sure, there might be a faster processor in next year’s model, but this year’s processor was fast enough for us to write letters, browse the web, or edit our photos.
Computers became interchangeable. The reality is that pretty much any computer on the market today will do a good enough job for nearly everyone to do everything they need it to do.
Are cameras now there as well? Petapixel explores this topic: