Thin and Inexpensive Netbooks Affect the PC Industry

Burchers said a number of companies already making netbooks will showcase a new series of machines using cell phone chips at the Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan, in June. Qualcomm, the San Diego-based company that built an empire on cellphone chips, recently introduced Snapdragon, a chip created for smartphones and …

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HP Mini 1000 Netbook – Linux

The Gadgeteer is supported by readers like you! If you buy something through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Thank you! Learn more. I’ve wanted something like a netbook for a long time – and I’ve scoured a lot of PDAs, phones, and other portable devices …

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The Netbook Effect: How Small, Inexpensive Laptops Have Been Most Popular

What happened was something completely different. When Asustek launched the Eee PC in the fall of 2007, it sold its entire inventory of 350,000 units in a matter of months. Eee PCs weren’t bought by people in poor countries, but by middle-class consumers in Western Europe and the United States, …

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