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: Data Entry
by Bobthearch on Mon 27th Apr 2009 20:33 UTC in reply to "Data Entry"
Bobthearch
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2006-01-27

I don't have particularly small hands, but I can get pretty close to my full desktop touch-typing speed on a compact keyboard. Even on my old Psion Netbook, a smaller device with a smaller keyboard than most modern netbooks, I could type far faster than on any touch screen.

Better yet, when convenient, a full-sized keyboard can easily be attached to any netbook through a standard USB plug.

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