Posts Tagged ‘netbook’

Netbook mort?


Over the past few days I’ve seen a few articles about netbooks. One was declaring that 2012 was the year the Netbook Died, another saying the netbook isn’t dead — it’s just resting (with perhaps an even more interesting Hacker News comments thread). So what’s really going on? A couple of years ago I wrote that […]

The screen on my wife’s Lenovo s10e gave up the ghost last week. I thought it might be just a loose connector and that I could fix it, and an initial attempt at strip down and rebuild seemed to work. Sadly my fix didn’t hold. I’ve been using my own s10e mostly to play videos […]

OK. I very nearly bought a new tablety netbook earlier in the year, and I’d still like an s10-3t (or similar)[1], but I’m in no hurry to buy a new netbook and here’s why. Netbooks are good enough. They’re good enough for web surfing. They’re good enough for watching SD video (maybe even 720p if […]

I almost certainly won’t end up buying one of these, but it has the look of something that I’ve been hoping for since giving up my X60T tablet for my s10e netbook. I have missed the ability to draw stuff on the screen. That gap has kind of been filled now as Santa brought me […]

I’m having a bout of tech lust today following the news about Nokia’s ‘Booklet‘. There have been lots of disparaging comments from various quarters that it’s just another Windows 7 Netbook. But that’s missing a couple of key points: It has HDMI out. I really don’t care if this can’t drive a full HD screen […]

Suggestions that people will give up their netbooks for ‘real’ machines once there is some kind of economic recovery are in my opinion ridiculous.