The top four Linux netbook trends
Jun 04, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"3) The ARM processors seem to be lagging behind the
Intel Atom family. That said, Asus, Compal, Foxconn, HTC (High Tech
Computer), Inventec, Toshiba, and Wistron all showed off
Snapdragon-powered devices at the show. What I see as the
ARM/Snapdragon problem is that it's largely waiting on Android.
"Once Google Android arrives, I see this end of the netbook
market exploding. The sub-$200, 6-hour+ battery life netbook with
Google's name on it is sure to sell like hot-dogs at a baseball