Netbooks

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Netbooks

  1. 1. Netbooks
  2. 2. What Are They? <ul><li>Small </li></ul><ul><li>Highly portable </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>*NOT* main machine </li></ul>
  3. 3. History Jan 2005 All Open Source Non-profit ASUS Eee late 2007 Linux commercial Fully commercial Sept 2008 Dell Mini
  4. 4. Next Due out this summer TOUCHBOOK
  5. 5. Netbooks VS Notebooks <ul><li>Atom </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Core </li></ul><ul><li>SSD or HD </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 160 GB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(some very small) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HD & CD/DVD </li></ul><ul><li>320GB + </li></ul>Processor Storage
  6. 6. Netbooks VS Notebooks <ul><li>$300-$600 </li></ul><ul><li>$600-$4,000 </li></ul><ul><li>3-10 Hr </li></ul><ul><li>2-6 Hr </li></ul>Price Battery Life
  7. 7. Netbooks VS Notebooks ‘Peripherals’ <ul><li>Small screen </li></ul><ul><li>Small keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Mic. </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Med – large screen </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Touch screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fingerprint reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ flip-screen’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Netbooks VS Notebooks Software <ul><li>XP; Linux </li></ul><ul><li>Bloatware </li></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>XP; Linux; Vista;... </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Full Compliment’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MSOffice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Premier </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Comparisons SMALL MEDIUM LARGE VERY LARGE
  10. 10. Credits <ul><li>Thanks Wikipedia! </li></ul>

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