Keep in mind the netbook Crowdfunding is bringing it back Saloncom Salon

“Since Apple rolled out the first iPad in 2010, tablet computers have become so ubiquitous and cheap that netbooks, the mobile device category they effectively killed off, have largely been forgotten. The mini-laptops once were all the rage among students, writers and anyone else looking for a portable computer that could do a lot for a low price. Netbooks, which were introduced around 2007, were a great solution provided you could live with the compromises they demanded in terms of processing power and keyboard size. They also helped revolutionize the…

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Can netbooks be cool again The Verge

“Earlier this week, my colleague Chaim Gartenberg covered a laptop called the GPD Pocket, which is currently being funded on Indiegogo. As Chaim pointed out, the Pocketu2019s main advantage is its size u2014 with a 7-inch screen, the thing is really, really small u2014 and its price, a reasonable $399. But he didnu2019t mention that the Pocket is the resurrection of one of the most compelling, yet fatally flawed, computing trends of the u201800s: the netbook. So after ten years, are netbooks finally cool again? That might be putting it…

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Can netbooks be cool again The Verge

“Earlier this week, my colleague Chaim Gartenberg covered a laptop called the GPD Pocket, which is currently being funded on Indiegogo. As Chaim pointed out, the Pocketu2019s main advantage is its size u2014 with a 7-inch screen, the thing is really, really small u2014 and its price, a reasonable $399. But he didnu2019t mention that the Pocket is the resurrection of one of the most compelling, yet fatally flawed, computing trends of the u201800s: the netbook. So after ten years, are netbooks finally cool again? That might be putting it…

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