Has the iPad Killed the Netbook?

Discussion in 'Apple iPad News' started by Maura, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. thewitt

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    There are plenty of keyboard covers already available.

    I prefer a detached keyboard, and carry one in my iPad case for those times when I need to enter more than a few lines of text.

    Yes it killed the NetBook. Dead and buried.
     
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    Case closed! No further questions
     
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    Its rare when I turn my macbook on, im so attached to my Mini. Its my daily driver along with my Nexus 4. Apple definitely got it right with the ipad and smashed all competition.


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    OK, first of all, let me say that I love my iDevices...I have them all except an iPad mini. So don't shoot me...yet. But after seeing what the Windows surface can do (via the Microsoft launch video), I want one of those. Be honest when asking yourself if this had hit the street before iPad, would I still have the iPad? I know there are the apps that we all love built just for the iPad, but being able to have a device that runs my business apps like Office in the form of a tablet with a detachable keyboard cover...wow! I want one!
     
  5. thewitt

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    We have two for evaluation and app development. Neither runs more than 4 hours without recharging. It's a NetBook, not a tablet in my opinion, and we won't be doing any independent titles for them, only enterprise apps.
     
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    This is certainly the feather in microsofts cap. The business options are far and wide. But, the windows 8 tablets lack in many other critical areas. Basically people would be buying them strictly as a way to run office on a mobile device. The rest of its features are of dubious value. And, that nasty UI.....YUK!
     
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    I just looked, my netbook, laptop, and desktop are still alive. I use my desktop the most and my iPad the least. I might use my iPhone as much or more than the desktop though. It just depends on what I need to do. Whatever device best does the job I need it for.
     
  8. s2mikey

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    Ultimately, that's how it goes. You use what handles whatever situation you are in. However, reducing the number of devices required to handle all of these things is most people's goal. Getting down to just one device would be great. Probably a ways off from that yet though.
     
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    I have just sole my net book as I now have an ipad. So IMHO I think it has
     
  10. Kaykaykay

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    If iPad killed your netbook, you probably wouldn't have been able to sell it. If someone found it worthwhile to buy, it's not dead unless they're using it for a doorstop, etc., lol.
     

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