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My netbook experiment: Where's the niche?

My grand netbook experiment continues. It works well on a plane--especially when you're sitting behind an offensive lineman.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor on

My grand netbook experiment continues. It works well on a plane--especially when you're sitting behind an offensive lineman. But overall, I'm still on the fence about the use case. In this video, I talk to Sumi about my netbook and where it fits into my gadget arsenal.

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Bottom line:  The first version of the netbook is interesting, but 2009 may bring more intrigue to the category. Intel is already mapping out its future netbook roadmap and I expected the 2.0 versions of these devices to be more useful.

Also see: Netbooks + Ubuntu: On fence about form factor; OS solid

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