02 October 2009

Netbooks: The Missing Manual

I bought my first netbook just after the first Asus EeePCs were launched. At that time they were in short supply. Now the shops are full of them. You're spoiled for choice. What's the difference between a netbook and a notebook (you might ask)? Well, netbooks are smaller, cheaper, and many of them use open source software such as Linux operating systems and the Open Office suite which does away with the need for (expensive) Microsoft programs. They are also designed to be low on power consumption, and they don't come with floppy or CD drives: you use USB ports instead. They have automatic Internet connection, and assume that you'll be emailing, downloading software, and maybe even storing your ... Read more >>

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