Netbooks Cause Worry in PC Industry?

MSI Wind PC The New York Times has a two-page article by Matt Richtel covering the rise of netbooks and other smaller PCs and notebooks, and the dramatic impact they are starting to have on the PC industry.

In an article entitled “Smaller PCs Cause Worry for Industry”, he writes that they are a cause for concern among some of the larger manufacturers and retailers because of the smaller profit margins and the dominance by smaller manufacturers.

They mention that Dell, Acer, and HP, among some of the largest overall producers have plans or are in the process of carrying them out:

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Dell E / Mini Inspiron – August?

Looks like the Dell E, aka the Mini Inspiron, (Dell’s 8.9-inch entry into the low-cost netbook market) could be available as soon as this August, according to DigiTimes. DigiTimes is reporting that the Dell E will be manufactured by Compal Electronics, with Samsung Electronics, Chi … Read more