Microsoft's own data, released as part of its recent financial disclosure, reveals something we suggested a while back: The netbook phenomenon is winding to a close. As the recession ends, people want more powerful PCs.
As smartphones and handheld computers move into classrooms worldwide, we may be witnessing the start of an educational revolution. How technology could unleash childhood creativity — and transform the role of the teacher.
How do you know when a device has moved from being the hot, must-have tech to a standard commodity, cheap at half the price? When you can buy a DIY mix-n-match version of it, like you now can for netbooks thanks to a chinese vendor.