Posts Tagged: 'netbooks'
Intel are joining Dell in challenging Psion’s claim to the netbook trademark. I realise that Dell and Intel’s motives are purely commercial, but I dislike the patent and trademark litigation culture that has grown alongside the technology industry. I agree wholeheartedly that companies ideas and designs should be protected but only when their claims are Continue Reading
As an ex-Psion employee I was disappointed and a little saddened to learn of Psion’s spurious trademark claim to the word netbook. Psion were once a great technology company practically inventing the PDA , creating some classic hardware designs and creating the operating system that powers a huge proporation of today’s smartphones: Symbian. Psion launched Continue Reading
I mentioned in my earlier post A Quick Chat About Netbooks that I had had problems with both my Eee PC and a new MacBook ; so here, as promised, are the details of my circular journey from netbook to netbook. When Jas interviewed me at FOWA I as using an Eee PC 901 and Continue Reading
While I was at the Future of Web Apps conference last month my friend and fellow netbook user Jas Dhaliwal interviewed me for a piece on his blog and has kindly let me use it here. Being the shy and retiring type I am it’s taken me this long to publish it. Since FOWA I’ve Continue Reading