1970 called They want their dumb-terminals-hooked-up-to-timesharing-mainframe-computers back.
While we're at it, does anybody else remember the first iteration of Microsoft's "dot-NET"? It was a GUI client hooked up to a remote server. These things seem to go in cycles.
yep! basically what was WebTV as well. But this thing is coming back out. Google Books are just that- a dumb terminal. and major businesses and universities use them as well. That is the whole point why Dell bought Wyse.