2008: The Year That MS Loses the Notebook Wars?
Dec 28, 2007, 18:15 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ross Brunson)
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[ Thanks to Ross
Brunson for this link. ]
"Face it, now that the dam has broken with the OLPC, the EEE PC
and now the prospect of Everex's Cloudbook coming out in January at
CES, Microsoft is really feeling the heat from Linux in this
market. It also doesn't help that people have to Microsoft's UMPC
hardware offering with either loathing, disbelief ($1100 for
THAT?!) or just plain ignored it.
"I've probably had most of the subnotebooks that have come out,
and for someone who's fingertips are about the size of 4+
Blackberry keyboard keys, I shouldn't love this form factor, but
somehow the convenience and just plain handiness of this genre has
fascinated me for decades..."