One of the biggest surprises in the session with Dell was that even though his company has some well-received netbooks, such as the Mini 10v, he really didn’t have one positive thing to say about them or the fast-growing netbook market. “With the netbook,” he said “if you take a user who is used to a 14-inch or 15-inch notebook, and then give them a 10-inch netbook, a few hours later they want their big screen back.” He characterized netbooks as “not a replacement for a high-end machine for an experienced user,” and noted their “slower performance.”More info at GigaOM.
Michael Dell bashes netbooks
Posted on Thursday, Oct 15 2009 @ 19:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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|Re: Michael Dell bashes netbooks |
by Anonymous on Friday, Oct 16 2009 @ 03:47 CEST
|Most folks think they are just getting a cheap notebook, and they are. But it's when the real meaning of "cheap" settles in with all the things they can't do, that folks get tired of the novelty.|
They won't die, but the fury will be over in a year or two.