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netbook

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Netbooks: What were we thinking?

These oft-ridiculed, low-powered laptops were crushed by the iPad, but had an important part to play in the story of computing. Check it out.

By October 20, 2014

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What can we learn from netbooks?

From 2007 to 2009, we saw the rise of the low-powered, dirt-cheap netbook. Today these clunky computers are frequently mocked -- but they did teach us a lesson.

By October 20, 2014

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Asus Transformer Book T100

The Asus Transformer Book T100 revives the Netbook value proposition (and Netbook usability issues) in a budget-price 10-inch laptop that doubles as a tablet. You won’t love it, but for sheer bang for the buck, it’s hard to beat.

November 22, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 22, 2013
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​Asus embraces old and new with ZenWatch, Netbook

It's no surprise at the IFA show to see another manufacturing power join the smartwatch market. But weren't Netbooks left for dead after consumers moved to tablets instead?

By September 3, 2014

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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Asus Transformer Book T100 is a netbook-meets-tablet with tremendous budget appeal

Full Windows 8, a touchscreen, a laptop and tablet combined...and great battery life. Did we mention it costs under $400?

By November 22, 2013

Editors' Take

Asus EeeBook X205

Asus is hoping you'll prefer the small, cheap EeeBook X205 notebook to a tablet. But is a return to netbooks a smart move, or misguided?

September 3, 2014

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Cheap Windows 'Chromebook killers' lack the way to slay

Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.

By September 17, 2014

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The HP SlateBook x2 looks a lot like your typical Netbook (pictures)

The HP SlateBook X2 can be used as a standalone tablet, but it was made for its included keyboard.

8 Images By August 23, 2013

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Chromebook sales set to nearly triple by 2017, Gartner says

Chromebooks are the new netbook, but look to have a longer shelf life. Samsung has an overwhelming share of the market at 65 percent, with Acer at 21 percent.

By August 11, 2014