Microsoft faces tough competition in netbook sales

Netbook has become as trendy a word as "cloud" and analysts predict sales are will grow 65 percent this year from 2008's totals. But the netbook pricing game is getting complicated as OEMs

Published on: April 7th, 2009

Premium netbook showdown – is the extra cost worth it?

The term "premium netbook" initially sounds like a self-contradiction, particularly given the evolution of this particular species. After all, netbooks were conceived not just to be small and light -- they typically weigh

Published on: March 27th, 2009 David Haskin and Brian Nadel

Net Profit

With the some of the most recognized names in the high-tech industry -- Intel, Arm, Microsoft, Linux, Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, and many more --hyping netbooks as the next big thing, InfoWorld decided

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Ephraim Schwartz

Will Windows 7 oust Linux on Netbooks?

Possibly Microsoft's most important strategic goal for Windows 7, in addition to redeeming the brand damage done by Windows Vista, is to dominate netbooks, now the fastest selling segment of the PC market.

Published on: January 27th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

iPhone will dominate, Sun will get new CEO

Well, we blew it a year ago on the prediction that last month's U.S. presidential election would lead to historic turnout -- it didn't quite hit that mark -- and unprecedented problems with

Published on: December 16th, 2008 Nancy Weil