Originally Posted by monstrosity
iPad tore it a new one.
I'd say the new Macbook Air combined with the iPad is pretty much squeezing the remaining blood from the Netbook corpse ... Microsoft and Intel conspired to (and succeeded in) kill the netbook back in '08 with the graphics-incompetent Atom and Windows Starter.
The Macbook Air 11" is what the netbook should have been. It's really fast on commonplace use-cases due to the SSD, feather-light, and unlike netbooks, the input devices are top-notch. Not to mention it's dead-sexy.