The future of PCs may look a lot like the Netflix model

January 10, 2018

Blade's Shadow Box transforms any screen into a powerful gaming PC.Image: blade PC ownership is dead. The future of PCs is subscription-based, just like Netflix. That’s what Asher Kagan, president and co-founder of Blade, a French cloud-based computer startup, basically told me as he showed off the full-fledged PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider — detailed 3D graphics and all — running on a phone, tablet, and MacBook…