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Tablets threaten to make netbooks obsolete

Tony Bradley | Sept. 8, 2010
Analysts predict that Apple could sell 28 million iPads in 2011--leading a tablet revolution that threatens netbooks


Some aspects of the tablet require users to adapt to new ways of embracing mobile computing, and a culture shift from looking at it as just another portable computer form factor. That said, tablets offer most, if not all, of the advantages of netbooks, and add in some new benefits as well, making it a more compelling mobile computing platform than netbooks in many cases, and making the concept of the netbook somewhat obsolete.

 

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