Yesterday I suggested NOKIA may have some strong competition from APPLE – today it seems ALL netbook players have something to be concerned about…
Rumours of the impending release of a new Apple tablet computer reached fever pitch this week after months of speculation.The tablet is tipped to be a larger version of the iPhone. It is small enough to carry in a handbag but too big to fit in a pocket.
It will have a touch screen and be targeted at users who mainly want to surf the web, read books and newspapers or watch movies.The Wall Street Journal reported today that, since Apple chief executive Steve Jobs returned from his extended medical leave of absence for a liver transplant, he has been “pouring almost all of his attention” into a new touch-screen gadget….
Munster said he believed the device would be priced between $US500 and $US700 and be capable of running applications from the iTunes App Store. A new category of apps would be created to support the bigger screen.
He predicted Apple would sell 2 million units in the first year to generate $US1.2 billion in revenue.
read more: http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/computers/tablet-tipped-to-be-the-right-medicine-for-apple-20090826-eyvv.html
APPLE are on the verge of announcing a new tablet NetBook – who will win – APPLE or Nokia – with the touch screen element rumoured by APPLE watchers I think it could be an easy answer – APLINK
Nokia has announced it will start to make laptops, entering a fiercely competitive but fast-growing market with a netbook running Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
Nokia had said earlier this year it was considering entering the laptop industry, crossing the border between two converging industries in the opposite direction to Apple, which entered the phone industry in 2007 with the iPhone.
read more: http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/pcs/nokia-to-enter-netbook-market-20090825-ex8v.html
Many will argue that netbooks are so under powered that it should hardly be called notebooks. But if you look that how the average users are using these devices, it seems the contrary is true. It seems that people are using their netbooks as notebooks and this is a very important observation which explains a growing trend; users are experimenting with running Windows Vista, Windows 7 and other more mainstream software on their netbooks. Netbooks which were initially designed for the casual web surfer and email addict is now a very affordable and capable notebook.
This site is created to provide you with the latest reviews and some tips and tricks on how you can optimize the use of your netbook to be more efficient on the road. Besides me, I have a couple of friends who will help me with content and the technical side of things. We are very proud to be launching this together with our partner Lenovo, during the IT show.
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