Friday Poll: What would Intel see as a grown-up gadget?

Intel senior vice president says Netbooks are for kids. What are we expected to use if not Netbooks without drawing snickers from Intel? Let us know in our poll.

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If not Netbooks...
What would Intel see as a grown-up gadget?

New Intel Oatmeal motherboard
LoJack for Snuggies
IKEA locator app for iPhone
Buttonless ShamWow Shuffle
Crank-powered fax/copy/printer combo



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A couple of days ago, Anand Chandrasekher, Intel senior vice president and general manager of the Ultra Mobility Group, said, in essence, that Netbooks--one of the fastest-growing tech markets in the world right now-- are for kids . Which is to say the mini-laptops are not for adults. We, of course, politely disagree.

But now we must wonder: what tech is for grown-ups? What are we expected to use if not Netbooks without drawing snickers from Intel? If we missed anything, please let us know in the TalkBack section below.

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    With more than 15 years experience testing hardware (and being obsessed with it), Crave freelance writer Matt Hickey can tell the good gadgets from the great. He also has a keen eye for future technology trends. Matt has blogged for publications including TechCrunch, CrunchGear, and most recently, Gizmodo. Matt is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not an employee of CBS Interactive. E-mail Matt.

     

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