Netbook Speculation: Lenovo, Dell, HP... And Linux
Jan 06, 2010, 19:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Courbanou)
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[ Thanks to The
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"The Netbook. Once considered a toy, it now seems like
the preferred device for many productivity-driven workhorse
travelers. And even if you’re not a mobile workaholic,
there’s something simplistically perfect about sofa-browsing
while watching TV and catching up on some e-mail. With a small form
factor, there comes caveats at the expense of size and portability.
But recent moves by Lenovo and others show some promising trends
— several of which involve Linux.
"In terms of design, size has been adjusted, and 10 inch screens
seem to be the de-facto design now."