From the category archives:

Opinion

Fathers, it turns out, want a netbook for Father’s Day. Of course, the mini-laptops are not on top of their list as more cool possessions such as automobiles and yachts top their wish list. That’s according to an opinion poll conducted by retail giant Buy.com who surveyed 1000 US adults to get answers. At NetbookEra.com, [...]

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Last week, the much talked about Apple netbook was unveiled at long last in the form of a MacBook Air 11”. The portable computer was a hit with critics from the moment it was announced and like most things Apple it should do well commercially. What we at Netbook Era are wondering is whether the [...]

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So, according to experts, netbooks’ 15 minutes of fame are up. Sales are down while other computer hardware’s segments are up. That what this article on CBC says. Check it out: End of the netbook? It goes without saying that as an editor of a netbook related blog, readers will be interested for my take [...]

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Many months ago, tech pundits were exclaiming how the Apple tablet was going to make netbooks as obsolete as type writers. Now that the iPad is out and we’ve heard and read what it’s all about, we can safely say that the iPad is not killing netbooks anytime soon.

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2009 was the year netbooks became so mainstream worldwide that they almost became dull to talk about. Read why.

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Acer has now become the second largest computer maker in the world, after HP, taking Dell’s spot. Still think that netbooks are a fad?

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The Nokia Booklet 3G netbook will not have an easy ride and will have a hard time having an impact on the computer industry. Here are a few reasons

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A reader emailed me asking what powerful netbook I recommend. I kind of found such a question strange because in my opinion, the combination of powerful and netbook seems to create an oxymoron.

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Smartbooks are coming. You better be ready for this new revolution. But, the ultimate victim will not be the netbook. Find out who’s going to have to do something to survive the onslaught.

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Is Google about to take on Microsoft head on? Yup? Will it come out of the battle, the winner? That’s a little bit trickier to answer. See why.

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It really has nothing to do with quality, performance, price or raving reviews. Find out about the simple reason why the Acer Aspire One is the most popular netbook and what Asus needs to do catch up

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Who in the world needs a netbook bag? That’s a question I have been asking myself as I get people asking me time and time again, where to spot the best bags for their netbooks

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Psion will lose the trademark war and they could have just saved everyone the trouble by giving it up early in the first place.

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Why exactly do netbooks need TV tuner?

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While a great selection ultimately benefits the netbook user aka the customer, too much choice is a turn off.

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Intel is in a situation. Sales of Atom, the netbook chip are going through the roof but unfortunately at the expense of their most lucrative powerful notebook chips

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The Storm is a Netbook, says RIM’s founder. Not a good comparison, says Netbook Era

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The Asus S121 is a new netbook that tries to change the rules. While it’s a brave move, it will be laughed off the marketplace. Read exactly why.

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The MacBook Mini that will be announced in January will not save Apple in the short-term except for the stock price. In the long-term however, it will the tool that will convert Windows users to Mac en masse. Read more about this not so bold prediction

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Are 10″ netbooks too big? Are 7″ netbooks to small?

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