Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Apr 2009 15:07 UTC
Editorial Last week, Apple again repeated its claim that the iPhone and iPod Touch are capable of filling the netbook niche. They also claimed that netbooks can barely be called personal computers. Both of these statements are complete and utter nonsense, but instead of writing down some high-level definition of what a netbook is, I decided to simply write down all the things I do with my netbook that the iPhone/iPod Touch cannot do to make the difference between the two that much more tangible.
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by mooselegrand on Mon 27th Apr 2009 16:40 UTC
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The iPhone cannot do all these things because it is NOT a netbook... it's a friggin' PHONE.
Apple actually stated that they don't know how to do a Netbook that would meet their standards, so they're not doing one and that people can use an iPhone to surf the net... which is quite different from saying that the iPhone IS a netbook or can fill that role.

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