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: Term Confusion
by lqsh on Mon 27th Apr 2009 18:49 UTC in reply to "Term Confusion"
lqsh
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It also depends on what your version 'small' means. A Netbook is a smaller laptop, but I wouldn't call it small by any means.

If your netbook has 3G or wifi, I'd call that a 'net'book. If it doesn't, it's just a small laptop. In that regard I'd call an iPhone a netbook.

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