Linked by the_randymon on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 22:01 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Asus is the company that shook up the laptop market a couple of years ago with their introduction of the EeePC netbook. And with their announcement that they will no longer be producing netbooks in 2013, Charles Arthur over at the Guardian UK has declared that the netbook era has now come to an end. Sad news for those of us who still love our netbooks! Harry McCracken over at Time Mag thinks they'll be back. Anybody who spends time wiping the smears off their tablet's touchscreen might agree.
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Tablets + Detachable Keyboard maybe?
by moondevil on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 22:28 UTC
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I am typing this from a trusty EeePC that Asus was selling back in January-February with Linux in Germany.

I already written a few times that I don't see an usage for a tablet vs a laptop in the context of content creation.

But with the increase of tablets with keyboards, I am starting to think that might be a actually possible.

However most tablet OS are not a proper replacement for current desktop OS. At least for the type of work I do personally (software development on the go).

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