Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Feb 2009 11:46 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems We already knew netbooks were popular, but according to new data by research firm IDC, they are even more popular in Europe than we anticipated. The firm says that in 2008, netbooks sales accounted for 30% of total consumer portable sales in Europe, the Middle-East, and Africa. A big contributing factor are the telecommunication providers in Europe who subsidise netbooks.
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RE[2]: does its job for little cost
by Adurbe on Wed 18th Feb 2009 13:31 UTC in reply to "RE: does its job for little cost"
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people may have wanted a portable laptop but didnt buy one once they looked at the price.

Sony, for example, have been making £2k ultra portables for years.

I'm sure if your wife wanted a £2k viao as opposed to a £200 netbook you wouldnt have entertained the idea for as long :-p

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