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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RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 06:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by MOS6510"
MOS6510
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I'd consider that to be a tablet with a keyboard accessory.

In our field it's often difficult to draw a line somewhere, but if a computer can be used as a touch screen tablet without a keyboard I consider it a tablet.

A netbook can't be used without a keyboard, which can't be removed anyway.

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