Netbooks, Laptops, Smartphones

I'm going to talk about Netbooks and laptops.  Please don't let this shock you, I know it's very unusual here.

On the 7/10 podcast Bonnie and I made one of our asides to discuss Netbooks and how it was relevant to Google's Chrome OS.  I noted Netbooks do have a niche as what a Laptop is is changing, so I wanted to go a bit further on this since it will have affects on the market.

I used to be a non-believer in Netbooks – they seemed to be stripped down laptops.  Then when Bonnie got one and found it useful, I began to see they served a vital niche, and now I have my own, I really get it.  The importance of netbooks is not overshadowed by Laptops – it compliments them.

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