Category Archives: Commentary

Wired Magazine on Netbooks

Wired Magazine has written a comprehensive and fairly balanced article on netbooks. Whether it ends up in the November edition of the print magazine (I didn’t see it in October’s), I don’t know. I do know it was pretty well … Continue reading

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The Success of Netbooks vs UMPCs and Tablet PCs

There’s no doubt that netbooks have been wildly successful. Ultraportable laptops in the 11″ and below range have always done fairly well in Asia, even before the netbooks came along, but the netbooks have been more successful in other parts … Continue reading

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Netbooks Are Impacting Notebook Sales

It turns out that netbooks maybe having an impact on notebook sales, going by what some analysts are saying. Back in August, we mentioned comments by Intel’s Chief Financial Officer about the concern of netbooks cannibalizing larger / mainstream notebooks. … Continue reading

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Netbooks, Pricing, and the Used Market

I’ve written about this in the past – the pricing of some netbooks / sub-notebooks and how some of them seemed a bit high. Now we are reaching a point where there is some real competition (from Acer and Lenovo). … Continue reading

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iPhones and Netbooks

James Kendrick has a great article about the rise of the netbooks and how they are changing the laptop landscape these days, and why peoples’ views (mainstream users) are changing. He points to the iPhone as changing how people are … Continue reading

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