Thursday, January 03, 2013

The Netbook is Dead. The iPad Killed It - Businessweek [GigaOM]

I suspect most people who tried to use Windows netbooks would agree it was more suicide than murder
"After beginning in late 2007, the age of netbooks is coming to a close. Acer and Asus, the two remaining top-tier manufacturers of the small laptops, are ceasing netbook production today, reports the Guardian’s Charles Arthur. For a computing market that appeared to have unstoppable growth early on, the rise and fall of netbooks happened quickly. It should remind us that disruptive new technologies can quickly erode a product’s market share and even the viability of a product class itself."
The Netbook is Dead. The iPad Killed It - Businessweek
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