Notebooks? No! Netbooks!
Monday February 16, 2009
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- netbook: or a ultra mobile pc. For the basic notebook user who wants to check email, browse the web, watch movies, listen to music, and etc.
- First "subnotebooks" launched in early 1990's. For more information can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/subnotebook.
- Some disadvantages are smaller keyboard, smaller screen, lower resolution, not your typical computing processor chip, and in most cases no optical drive.
- Linux: For more information visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux.
- Many of the typical notebook manufacturers are selling netbooks such as, Asus, Acer, Dell, HP, Sony, and MSI.
- Acer Aspire One: $300 US (with Linux).
- Sony DRX-S70U External Optical Drive: $100 US.
- Source code: all the lines of programming language that make up a program.
- USB: is a common connector on most computers built since the late 1990's.
- Intel Atom: low-power consumption processor chip.
- For those who haven't heard the novelty hit: http://labrats.hover.com/tinybikini.
- SD and MemoryStick data cards are used in digital cameras and other consumer electronics.
- Mr. Mobile with Jay Goldman: Apple Application - Shazam = $FREE US