Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Dell to Offer 'Netbook' - WSJ.com

Interesting times -- with the shift to cloud-based computing and products such as Windows Home Server, this type of net-centric device is increasingly practical

Dell Inc. will soon introduce a mininotebook computer, people familiar with the matter said, entering into a fast-growing market for inexpensive, no-frills portables that offer Internet capabilities at low prices.

One person familiar with the matter said the new device will likely sell for less than $400. That price range would put the Dell device into competition with products such as the Eee PC from Asustek Computer Inc., which helped define a breed of systems that are sometimes called netbooks.

Dell to Offer 'Netbook' - WSJ.com

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