Windows 8 could revive the ‘netbook’

Andy Vandervell at Which? Conversation: No matter what stats you look at, netbooks – once the model of ‘everyman’ computing – are stagnating at an alarming rate. But could Windows 8 breathe new life into a dying breed?

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C_Menz4483d ago

I don't think that netbooks will every become a growing industry ever again. For a few years they were really popular since they were smaller and better than laptops for travel. However now tablets can fill the role of a netbook better than an actual netbook itself, while a laptop is still a better option than both if it is being used for longer periods of time.


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