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Are there any upcoming hardware releases that will revolutionize the netbook market? I'm gonna grab an Asus netbook if there isn't any reason to wait. I don't need it to do much, just be very portable and surf/word process.
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post #2 of 9
Probably not. The hit seems to be tablets now. I don't see companies investing in netbooks when there are easy to use tablets many consumers want. The thing I can see is the popularization of these things.
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There's supposed to be some new Atoms released this year that aren't going to be much more powerful but should reduce power consumption. Also, AMD should have another set of APUs I think. But that's all 3 or more months away I think.
     
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post #4 of 9
Just AMD's APU tech is probably the biggest improvement. Zacate is out now, a netbook with that setup would be pretty nice IMO.
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I retract my earlier claims; if rumours are true then Intel will finally have low power yet HD capable Atoms coming this year. Supposedly they are named the N2800 and N2600.
     
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post #6 of 9
Wait until you get married.
    
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post #7 of 9
If I was going to buy a portable computing device for browsing right now it'd be a Transformer.
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Pretty much zacate for the moment

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Thanks guys. I'm gonna grab an Asus netbook. I don't a whole lot of power or pizazz.
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