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?
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.
The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.
Full Windows 8, a touchscreen, a laptop and tablet combined...and great battery life. Did we mention it costs under $400?
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?
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Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.
The HP SlateBook X2 can be used as a standalone tablet, but it was made for its included keyboard.
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.
Reminiscent of the original netbook, these new 10.1-inch Android hybrids are powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Bay Trail processor.
Netbooks were just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced Netbooks into extinction.