[Nottingham] Miss netbooks? Think they were maybe too bulky?
fay_knight at zoho.com
Wed Feb 15 11:20:57 UTC 2017
Glad I'm not the only one still using them.
I'll try and get to tomorrow's meeting.
On 15 February 2017 10:58:29 GMT+00:00, Martin via Nottingham <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
>Strangely enough... As seen at the meetings, I'm still using a decades
>old Acer Aspire One netbook from the first days of the various Linux
>netbooks that did very successfully smash into a new Market niche.
>Until that is... Microsoft noticed and then 'persuaded' the
>manufacturers to double the spec and halve the battery life for the
>of pushing Windows at above twice the original pricing...
>More recently, we have the Chromebooks that only just now compare
>And then there are the "RaspberryPi" netbooks/laptops that keep popping
>The GPD is interesting for portability but for myself, I'll be watching
>this one from the sidelines...
>BTW: Usual Angel NLUG meeting *Tomorrow* !
>On 15/02/17 10:44, Fay Knight via Nottingham wrote:
>> To be fair my old netbook still runs OK with Openbox; comes in useful
>> for meetings where I can't be bothered to lug a full sized laptop
>> But I would definitely look at something like this when the netbook
>> eventually dies.
>> On 15 February 2017 10:30:19 GMT+00:00, Jason Irwin via Nottingham
>> <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
>> Check this out:
>> Interesting little idea.
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