Friday, February 20, 2009

Palm Foleo: Ahead of the curve?

I just got a netbook and remembered how everyone (bloggers, reviewers, etc) shat on Palm for their scaled down computer product - but with the rise in market share of netbooks, I can't help but wonder if they were just ahead of the market (and also lacking a few features like an Linux OS and lower price).  


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Timing is everything, right?

1 comment:

Bowei said...

The difference is a netbook is just a cheapo small commodity laptop (x86!), while all these previous attempts were either too expensive (OQO) or trying to occupy a niche (Foleo).

I've always felt that the MIDs were neither here nor there, not as small as a phone, but less capable than a laptop.