When netbooks were first brought to market, they were pushed as a computer for tweens. The smaller form factor and less powerful processing was pushed as a way to get kids their own computer at a lower cost.
Then the business people jumped on. Seeing netbooks as a gateway to the cloud to access data that lives on sites like Google Docs, or process email with a form factor that was larger than a phone, but still smaller and lighter than a full size notebook, the market for netbooks exploded in the past year.
But the new Sony Vaio P isn’t a netbook – at least that’s what Sony wants to tell you.
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