Apple and Netbooks

Kevin Tofel over at jkOnTheRun wrote a good summary of why we’ll probably see an Apple netbook sometime this year. He listed three very good reasons why Apple will produce a netbook, and I agree for the most part – I differ on the issue … Read more

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 written and researched and it … Read more

Acer Chairman on Future of Netbooks

Acer Chairman JT Wang briefly mentioned Acer’s 8.9″ Acer Aspire One netbook in a discussion about Acer’s finances, shipments, and goals for this year and next. Notebooks as a whole accounted for almost 63 million of the 139 million total PCs that Acer shipped in … Read more

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. They felt it was growing … Read more