netbooks

Is the netbook dead?

It may be hard to remember, but just a few short years ago consumers were snapping up ‘netbooks‘, those laptop lookalikes that were as affordable as they were small, at a rapid pace.

How rapid? 5.6m of them were sold in the third quarter of 2008 alone.

Tablets aren’t killers: report

Thanks to Apple, we know that there’s a market for tablet computing devices. But what we still don’t know is how the growth of tablet devices will impact the usage of other computing devices.

Some, not surprisingly, believe that the tablet is a killer. A popular meme on this front: the iPad is killing netbooks. But is that really the case?