Netbooks = Deja vú all over again?

cv1n.gif51lr5arrfjl_sl210_.jpgI have recently joined the Netbook clan, adding an Asus Eee 1000HE to my portable arsenal. I love the little bugger. The multi-touch trackpad, nice screen, built in SD card slot, built-in webcam, honkin’ big battery life and hard drive space… all for cheap-cheap make this baby a winner in my book.
But why does this all seem eerily familiar?

It’s because this Mac-aficionado had already owned the Sony C1VN, a miraculous feast of engineering from Sony— a decade ago! Continue reading “Netbooks = Deja vú all over again?”

PC Makers bring the Shizzle. Apple yawns.

apple_netbook_31.jpgWhile the netbook category continues to broaden and now develop new spin-offs, Apple continues to twiddle its thumbs. In an age where Apple is all about consumer electronics more so than professional production solutions (i.e. just one) this type of decision just doesn’t make sense.

However they confirmed their stance during their July 21st 3rd quarter fiscal conference call pretty much laid rumors to rest with some pretty strong language. Continue reading “PC Makers bring the Shizzle. Apple yawns.”

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