Reply to post: Re: Microsoft murdered netbooks

Why can't you install Windows 10 Creators Update on your old Atom netbook? Because Intel stopped loving you

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: Microsoft murdered netbooks

>People bought netbooks because they did the job at a decent price, they were big enough to have usable keyboard and yet small and light enough to carry in a rucksack for weeks on end.

Agree, however, thanks to the machinations of Intel and MS the platform was seriously compromised, the OEMs then further crippled it by making sure that variants that were vagly useful eg. internal mobile broadband modem and larger battery weren't readily obtainable.

I note with Android and ARM PCU's the format is getting a second chance...

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