What is the modern equivalent of a netbook?

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    • #121756
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      What is the modern equivalent of a netbook?

    • #121759
      Anonymous
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      A phone.

      • #122220
        Anonymous
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        /thread

    • #121762
      Anonymous
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      A $150 chink tablet

    • #121764
      Anonymous
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      ANDROID LAPTOP

      • #122201
        Anonymous
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        That’s not even true anymore. Google keeps restricting what even the NDK can do in newer Android releases. Once Termux stops working I’m done with it.

        • #122202
          Anonymous
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          Android has been downhill ever since KitKat died.

        • #122203
          Anonymous
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          Chinese android laptops dont have this problem

    • #121788
      Anonymous
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      CRAIG

      • #121818
        Anonymous
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        CRAIG

      • #122174
        Anonymous
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        if these things had slightly better hardware and an unlocked bootloader they would sell thousands of them to freetards

        • #122177
          Anonymous
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          It did happen

          • #122178
            Anonymous
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            I want a pyra but it’s too expensive

            • #122180
              Anonymous
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              Pyra sucks, like… Sorry but it does, in every aspect.
              Pandora was actually really nice, at the time it released.

          • #122179
            Anonymous
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            >dual SD card slots
            a worthy contender enters

    • #121790
      Anonymous
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      Phones and tablets.

    • #121792
      Anonymous
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      Smartphone

    • #121795
      Anonymous
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      what the fuck is a netbook? that is just a laptop

      • #121799
        Anonymous
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        A netbook is a laptop that has very shit performance and only makes sense for people that need the internet.

        • #121801
          Anonymous
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          So modern equivalent would be a chromebook

          • #121810
            Anonymous
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            Well a chromebook is usable

            • #121859
              Anonymous
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              Not really.
              It’s a glorified smartphone that’s a stricter walled garden than IOS and has a shittier keyboard than the on-screen one in real smartphones.

              • #121861
                Anonymous
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                This and the hardware usually consists of some super dogshit mediakek/celery CPU that’s so bad that a smartphone like

                Given how they were primarily used for web browsing and watching cat videos and taking notes it would either be:
                A) moto g stylus (if poor)
                B) Galaxy note

                would give you significant performance improvements.

        • #121867
          Anonymous
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          >A netbook is a laptop that has very shit performance
          freaking BS. A netbook is just a small laptop. No one says it must be slow.

          • #121871
            Anonymous
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            They were all intrinsically slow because people expected them to be cheaper than laptops so most of them came with celery/atom dogshit.

            • #121873
              Anonymous
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              Some of the modern 11.6" laptops with quad core Pentiums N5000/N6000, 8GB RAM and M.2 SSDs are quite neat…

              • #121889
                Anonymous
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                More like quite NEET.

          • #122204
            Anonymous
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            A netbook by definition is small, budget, and shit. Small performance laptops were called ultra portables or other names.

      • #121809
        Anonymous
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        Underage detected

        • #121820
          Anonymous
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          You have to be 13 or older to post.

          Not him but I’m 21 and didn’t know what a netbook was until recently. Despite using one for several years.

          • #121833
            Anonymous
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            rule should be changed to if you were underaged in 2000s you not allowed to post

      • #121812
        Anonymous
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        You have to be 13 or older to post.

      • #121983
        Anonymous
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        it’s a miniature laptop, basically

      • #122231
        Anonymous
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        laptop for women

      • #122233
        Anonymous
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        A category of subnotebook.
        Do you call all vehicles cars too?

        >truck?
        >car
        >sedan?
        >car
        >bus?
        >car

    • #121797
      Anonymous
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      chromebook

    • #121802
      Anonymous
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      stinkpad x220

    • #121803
      Anonymous
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      • #121814
        Anonymous
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        Wouldn’t that laptop run out of space eventually because of windows updates?

        • #121869
          Anonymous
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          Yes

      • #122237
        Anonymous
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        >le think

    • #121805
      Anonymous
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      2-in-1 like surface go

    • #121807
      Anonymous
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      [LETHINK]

    • #121816
      Anonymous
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      Asus L210ma

    • #121832
      Anonymous
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      Given how they were primarily used for web browsing and watching cat videos and taking notes it would either be:
      A) moto g stylus (if poor)
      B) Galaxy note

    • #121834
      Anonymous
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      > lightweight
      > portable
      > cheap
      > sufficient enough to do 90% of daily tasks
      Its equivalent would be chromebooks. Though an ipad+dock combo fits more if you drop the ‘cheap’ requirement

    • #121835
      Anonymous
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      chromebook or some of the cheap atom woke af chinese laptops – Jumper EzBook and the like

    • #121836
      Anonymous
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      a phone, simple as. The need for barebones smol laptops died with the rise of smartphones to do all that sort of stuff instead.

      Shit, personally I find laptops in general to just be a huge meme unless you’re in a specific situation that requires you to travel with your computer. Otherwise it’s like how people go gaga over the Nintendo Switch even though the overwhelming majority just play it at home anyway.
      Personally I haven’t even used a laptop since college

      • #121837
        Anonymous
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        Thats the point though. Its not always viable to use phones (e.g. education, business, multimedia.) I heard that ThinkPads have pretty good form factor.

        • #121838
          Anonymous
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          I agree, that’s why I said there are exceptions. My point though is that if you already have a desktop for when you need to actually be productive, as well as a smartphone for doing light consooming away from the desk, a laptop just seems totally redundant in most cases. But of course if you’re in school and you’re a cuck who absolutely needs to take notes on a computer during lectures (you don’t, doing them by hand is superior), or if you’re self-employed and need to be able to get actual work done at different locations or on the go, then that’s fine.

          • #121839
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            I can do assignments at uni or at my mom’s place when I visit. And I can have all my projects with me without freaking around with cloud shit.
            As for normalscrotes, the main reason most have laptops is because it’s an all in one pc. Most people I know barely ever move the thing.

    • #121840
      Anonymous
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      Steam DECK aka Handheld pc

    • #121841
      Anonymous
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      [LETHINK]

    • #121854
      Anonymous
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      Framework

    • #121857
      Anonymous
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      A chromebook, obviously. What a silly question.

    • #121863
      Anonymous
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      my god i used to have this dumb Acer netbook that’s always bsod’d quite often, i hate netbook so freaking much

    • #121865
      Anonymous
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      Ultrabook

    • #121891
      Anonymous
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      Acer TravelMate B1 TMB118
      11.6’’ screen, 4 cores, 4 GB RAM, upgradeable storage. Got mine for $180.

      • #121894
        Anonymous
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        >dual core celery
        Does it at least have 1080p60fps VP9 video decoding?

        • #121895
          Anonymous
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          Quad core, ACKSHUALLY.
          And yeah, it can handle both VP9 and H.265 1080p video.

    • #121897
      Anonymous
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      Nothing. Maybe some piece of shit tablet with a barely functional keyboard case that still doesn’t have a built-in trackpad or pointing stick.

    • #121899
      Anonymous
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      Chromebook

    • #121901
      Anonymous
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      I didn’t know cute and utilitarian combos were possible.

    • #121903
      Anonymous
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      thinkpad x200
      yes

    • #121905
      Anonymous
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      chromebook, tablet with "keyboard" cover, or phone

      the super low end very small very light laptop market basically only exists as chromebooks now

    • #121907
      Anonymous
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      A netbook. They never went anywhere, what’s up with this meme?

      • #121921
        Anonymous
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        THIS
        Holy shit how I hate this "where did netbooks go" shit

        also every time this gets posted, the thread dies for some reason, I wonder freaking why

        • #121923
          Anonymous
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          >11.6" screen
          Anything over 10" is too big for a netbook imo.

          • #121925
            Anonymous
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            7-12" is netbook by definition

            • #121927
              Anonymous
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              12" is way too big.

              • #121931
                Anonymous
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                Doesn’t make it less of a netbook, by definition.
                Many of *THE* netbooks we talk about today like eeePC, were 11", even if they only had 9" screens, the bezel was just big.

          • #122004
            Anonymous
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            for me it’s around
            <11" – netbook
            11-14" – subnotebook
            >14" – notebook

    • #121929
      Anonymous
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      netbook is more than just screen size. it’s a vibe. an aesthetic. nothing modern fills the role. where have all the cowboys gone? doot doo doo, doot doo doo.

      • #121946
        Anonymous
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        I don’t think the vibe has gone anywhere. I actually think modern 12" have more of the vibe of the old style while being actually usable.

        • #121950
          Anonymous
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          how is that vibey? that’s a typical macbook clone. i’ll assume you’re a zoomer

          • #121952
            Anonymous
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            That Macbook design pre-dates netbooks, what are you on about?
            I thought you meant efficient space usage of the small device, not "plastic piece of shit" when you mentioned "vibey" or not the colours of the materials.

            • #122002
              Anonymous
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              >That Macbook design pre-dates netbooks
              macbooks looked like this in 2007

              • #122020
                Anonymous
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                2008 was the year this design was first introduced.

                • #122039
                  Anonymous
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                  and netbooks predate that, i know because i bought an eeepc 701a when they came out in late 2007

                  • #122045
                    Anonymous
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                    See:

                    […]
                    Unless you think that this is what "netbook vibe" is about, dating 2007.

                    I thought you were serious and actually meant things like Lenovo S10, which came out later.
                    Otherwise you might as well say that UMPC as a concept with 7" devices pre-dates netbooks anyways, even with very similar "Macbook design", i.e. Vaio.

                    • #122085
                      Anonymous
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                      i don’t recall netbooks being popular beyond the eeepc series, they quickly became big enough to just call them small laptops

                      • #122094
                        Anonymous
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                        EeePC defined what a "netbook" was at that time, like that 900HD in your pic
                        >8.9" screen
                        >Intel Atom paired with a chipset that uses 2x the wattage of said Atom
                        >Underpowered out of the box

                      • #122101
                        Anonymous
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                        netbooks got bigger and laptops got smaller
                        it was no longer 7" netbook and 15" laptop, but 10" netbook and 11" laptop, making two categories kind of nonsense

                      • #122124
                        Anonymous
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                        X200 came out in 2008 and was a 12" laptop, Vaio P series, 7" came out in 2008, wasn’t called a netbook.

                      • #122099
                        Anonymous
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                        Both Asus and Lenovo released most of their netbooks after 2007. The 700 series was very early and not actually as popular, majority of what gave people netbooks, i.e. free with a contract, gift, extra, etc were later netbooks, like the previously mentioned S10 or 900 series from Asus.
                        Year 2007 was very early for the category of portable machine you’d define as "netbook" today and not just UMPC.

                      • #122121
                        Anonymous
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                        Lot of retail vendors used them at the time since it was a cheaper and easier alternative to PDA and cellular/tablet devices. Once tablets became cheap they died off, though.

                      • #122127
                        Anonymous
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                        Exactly, it was mostly about cost, low power and cheap to manufacture.
                        There’s a reason the sweet-spot today is between 11"-13" when it comes to small yet usable laptops.

                      • #122130
                        Anonymous
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                        10 inch netbooks were pretty cool
                        still prefer 12 inch sub notebooks these days though

                      • #122206
                        Anonymous
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                        holy fuck I hadn’t thought about Adium in forever!
                        I miss the good days.

                      • #122133
                        Anonymous
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                        Yep. I got an MSI Wind back then. Was a piece of shit from day one.

                      • #122159
                        Anonymous
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                        did you get a shit atom version or what? The MSI Wind with intel chip was amazing. The performance and battery was insane for a small laptop

                      • #122161
                        Anonymous
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                        Pre-2010 Atom chips weren’t bad though for their power usage. Don’t know where this meme comes from. Single core was totally usabe, chatting while watching YouTube? No problem. While having a 10 hours battery life.
                        Also Atom *IS* Intel.

                      • #122168
                        Anonymous
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                        >Don’t know where this meme comes from
                        2010 – 2015 didn’t really progress the atom lineup
                        last atoms were decent against (for their power usage)
                        intel dropped the name shortly afterwards, not they are just celerons and pentiums

                      • #122162
                        Anonymous
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                        Pretty sure they were all Atom woke af. Mine was an N270.

                      • #122166
                        Anonymous
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                        Everything before N5xx Atom was shit.

                      • #122167
                        Anonymous
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                        See:

                        10 inch netbooks were pretty cool
                        still prefer 12 inch sub notebooks these days though

                        Was a N270 and even in 2011 was still absolutely fine for browsing and media consumption.

                      • #122169
                        Anonymous
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                        That’s now your screenshot scrote, you copied it from another thread

                      • #122171
                        Anonymous
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                        You okay anon?

              • #122038
                Anonymous
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                2008 was the year this design was first introduced.

                Unless you think that this is what "netbook vibe" is about, dating 2007.

                • #122165
                  Anonymous
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                  I still have one of these
                  It’s running Lubuntu 20.04 now

                  • #122181
                    Anonymous
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                    Do you actually use it?

                    • #122190
                      Anonymous
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                      >800mhz cpu
                      >512mb memory
                      >4gb emmc
                      No, there’s literally no reason to
                      I thought it may be something neat to set up in location to gather data or something though

                • #122196
                  Anonymous
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                  What was the OS the original ones ran on? It looks like one of those fake OS’es you’d see in a TV show

                  • #122205
                    Anonymous
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                    Xandros

    • #121955
      Anonymous
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      Anyone still use netbooks? I have an old Dell one that I use for D&D

    • #121956
      Anonymous
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      switch lite

    • #122003
      Anonymous
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      chink android smartphones unless brand new chromebooks are suddenly in the 50~100$ range

    • #122023
      Anonymous
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      chromebooks?

    • #122040
      Anonymous
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      GPD Pocket

      • #122042
        Anonymous
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        that’s a umpc

        • #122047
          Anonymous
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          nah, dimensions are netbook tier

        • #122088
          Anonymous
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          GPD P2 Max if you really insist on a touchpad.

          • #122097
            Anonymous
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            no i don’t give a shit about a touchpad

    • #122091
      Anonymous
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      I miss eee PC’s

      They were comfy lil shitboxes

    • #122113
      Anonymous
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      gpd stuff

      • #122115
        Anonymous
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        >glossy screen

        • #122118
          Anonymous
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          Yes. Just apply a matte screen protector if you are one of these scrotebrains.

      • #122182
        Anonymous
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        What laptop is the one on the right?

        • #122183
          Anonymous
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          The GPD thingy
          Google GPD netbook

          • #122187
            Anonymous
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            >600 hundo for a piece of shit

            • #122228
              Anonymous
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              Original eeePC was 500 bucks, so what’s the problem?

              • #122230
                Anonymous
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                What did you expect? You’re posting in a zoomer thread.

                >Wow, netbooks cool! Literally 576p screen and Atom CPU! Wooow!
                >Hurr modern small laptop too expensive (literally same price or even cheaper than most much worse netbooks at their time).

              • #122234
                Anonymous
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                more like 300 bucks
                i don’t remember how much i paid for mine, but it sure as shit wasn’t 500

                • #122235
                  Anonymous
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                  Often retailed for 450-500 when it came out.
                  That’s *NOT* accounting for inflation. So even if you got it for 300 USD then is comparable to 400+ USD now.

      • #122195
        Anonymous
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        >no trackpoint.
        neck urself

    • #122131
      Anonymous
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      • #122136
        Anonymous
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        everything’s a netbook

    • #122151
      Anonymous
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      what’s the modern day bear computer?

      • #122157
        Anonymous
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      • #122158
        Anonymous
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        Pinebook probably

      • #122170
        Anonymous
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        >tfw we haven’t had a bear computer thread in a while

        • #122173
          Anonymous
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          When did we have a trapcode post in general?

    • #122152
      Anonymous
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      Phone

    • #122160
      Anonymous
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      surface laptop go’s a centimetre wider than a dell latitude 2100 while being like half the thickness and not having dogshit internals.
      remember using 2100s in 2010~ and the size was neat but so slow they were unusable, also the screen was dogshit

    • #122163
      Anonymous
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      Pinebook

    • #122164
      Anonymous
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      a chromebook with the shittiest arm cpu you can find. or one of those chink tabs with intel atom

    • #122172
      Anonymous
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      [LETHINK]

    • #122189
      Anonymous
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      >lenovo ideapad 3 chromebook
      >$120
      >LXDE
      come home

    • #122191
      Anonymous
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      Chinese android laptops with 1GB RAM and Ethernet cost $75

    • #122194
      Anonymous
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      Smartphone and/or tablets

    • #122200
      Anonymous
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      a small chromebook

    • #122207
      Anonymous
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      • #122210
        Anonymous
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        Yes, he was
        I think the only capable third option devices were high end tablets

    • #122208
      Anonymous
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      ipad

    • #122211
      Anonymous
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      Lenovo G405
      AMD E1-2100, Radeon HD 8210M
      Can barely play 720p anime. Good screen for LULZ and porn though.

      • #122212
        Anonymous
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        >Can barely play 720p anime
        wtf
        how is that possible?

        • #122214
          Anonymous
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          it’s not, its gpu supports uvd 4.2 which is capable of hardware decoding up to 2K H.264

        • #122216
          Anonymous
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          he’s probably using windows media player or some shit

        • #122222
          Anonymous
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          I didnt install drivers yet. Using Linux mint and its built in video player it manages 29fps at 720p

          • #122224
            Anonymous
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            well you kinda need drivers to get hardware accelerated video, without any hardware support the cpu has do do everything from decoding to drawing onto the framebuffer, so that’s no surprise

            • #122229
              Anonymous
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              Kek thanks

    • #122218
      Anonymous
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      Netbooks were a product of the 2008 global financial crisis when not many people could afford to spend out a lot of money on a big laptop. If you want to find out what the next equivalent will be, just wait a few months when the next global financial crisis hits.

    • #122219
      Anonymous
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      MacBook, MacBook Air
      "Intel Ultrabook"
      Chromebook

      basically every single laptop available for sale, regardeless of OS or manufacturer, is this thin trash.
      buy a clevo/sager shell, assemble your own parts, and save yourself form this consumer hell.

    • #122221
      Anonymous
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      Anything with a network connection and a working ssh client will do…
      I’d rather spend my money on clothes & entertainment…
      less tech garbage also means my bedroom doesn’t scare the bitches away

    • #122223
      Anonymous
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      thinkpads

    • #122225
      Anonymous
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      [LETHINK]s

    • #122232
      Anonymous
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      scrotebrained intel atom tablets

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