Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th May 2010 19:20 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Lies, damned lies, and statistics. A really annoying overused catchphrase which sadly happens to be an adequate description of a story which appeared on Fortune's website, in which a Morgan Stanley report is quoted as saying that the introduction of tablet computers - the iPad specifically - have caused netbook sales to plummet. It seems like the researcher in question, however, needs to learn how to read her own graphs.
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Again I would never buy one
by Chezz on Thu 6th May 2010 19:55 UTC
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The netbook market hasn't really change since my last comment on osnews

Using a smart phone (iphone) and a 15.4" laptop leaves no place for an over-priced low-end machined (netbook) The price range $200 to $500 is an overkill for an atom CPU that doesn't do anything beside googling and email and few gigs of storage that can barely store two movies.

Edited 2010-05-06 19:56 UTC

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