Cheap netbooks strike back at Apple | Consumer affairs

THELast week’s article regarding Apple’s MacBook sparked a heated debate over affordability and the usual battle between Apple and PCs. This week, we’re balancing the books, looking at a few netbooks that are a fraction of the cost of the Apple product. Netbooks are a great alternative for the budget-conscious …

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Vodacom’s Linkbook Linux netbook reviewed

For years, Nicolas Negroponte, Chairman Emeritus of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, pitched the idea for a US $ 100 laptop. His idea was that a cheap machine, adapted to the conditions of the developing world, would transform education in the poorest countries by putting computers …

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