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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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.
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?
Feast your eyes on the new 64-bit Lenovo Vibe Z2 Android smartphone.
Full Windows 8, a touchscreen, a laptop and tablet combined...and great battery life. Did we mention it costs under $400?
The HP SlateBook X2 can be used as a standalone tablet, but it was made for its included keyboard.
Asus Tablet 810 when docked harkens back to the days when the Netbook was in vogue.
Netbooks were just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced Netbooks into extinction.
There's a significant interest in AMD's Fusion chip versus Intel's Atom. And that means more un-Netbooks, like Sony's 11.6-inch Y series--very deliberately not labeled a Netbook.