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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RE: Some more things to add
by lqsh on Mon 27th Apr 2009 18:08 UTC in reply to "Some more things to add"
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You can't use an iPhone to download a wireless driver for a computer that you're helping to fix.

You can't plug your iPhone into a TV and wirelessly stream ordinary video files from an SMB share to your TV.

Both of these things, I do with my Aspire One.

I don't see this being the purpose of a Netbook, I see this being a Laptop. Yes, a Netbook is a Laptop, so why call them different things?

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