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  • Netbooks, Notebooks and Cloud Computing

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.My response to the Are netbooks quietly driving us toward cloud computing? article turned into an article in its own right: I’ve been saying for a long time that…

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  • Lessons learnt the likely loss of the “netbook” trademark

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Reposted from the Save the Netbooks Blog: There’s a number of things that Psion could have done to avoid losing the “netbook” trademark. For a start, trademarks relate to…

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  • Conspiracy theories about Intel’s role in the “netbook” craze

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.The last few days working on Save the Netbooks have been enlightening to say the least. It’s surprising that something as mundane as a moniker for a generic class…

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  • Blogger fights Psion’s right to ‘netbook’ name

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.The Register: Blogger fights Psion’s right to ‘netbook’ name‘Considerable chutzpah’ By Gavin Clarke in San Francisco Posted in PCs & Chips, 19th February 2009 01:44 GMT A campaign has been…

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  • Psion Teklogix may lose Netbook trademark

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Psion Teklogix, who own international trademarks on the term “netbook” relating to a product that was discontinued in 2003, had recently sent cease and desist letters to “literally hundreds”…

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  • “Save the Netbooks” campaign launched to fight impending trademark threat

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.The “Save the Netbooks” campaign is fighting the impending trademark threat from Psion Teklogix, who have given until the end of March 2009 to cease using the term, citing…

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  • Cloud Computing Doghouse Updates (Incoming): Psion / Netbook trademark

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.Many of you will remember Psion from their heydey of making PDAs and other consumer devices and will be surprised to see them being discussed in the context of…

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  • Size doesn’t matter (for Netbooks anyway)

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.I’ve just finished overhauling Wikipedia’s Netbook article which currently does a much better job of reflecting reality than it did previously. In particular, the term ‘Netbook’ pertains to connectivity…

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  • 2009: The year of the ‘Enterprise Netbook’ (and other cloud clients)

    This content is 15 years old and may not reflect reality today nor the author’s current opinion. Please keep its age in mind as you read it.There’s exciting times ahead in 2009 for the enterprise – the maturity of cloud computing services like Google Apps and [Sales]Force.com is finally enabling them to reach to the…

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