iPad vs Netbooks: What’s the difference? What’s better?

Eee PC-Blog provides a pretty good overview of the iPad vs Netbook discussion with its Spec by Spec Breakdown of the two machines. The winner depends on what users intend to do with the tool.

In a nutshell, the iPad is great for consuming content, but the lack of a built-in keyboard makes creating content tricky.

If Milne library offered both netbooks and iPads, what would you use more?surveys

About Bonnie J. M. Swoger
Science Librarian at SUNY Geneseo, a small, public liberal arts college. I am interested in scientific communication in general and how we teach students about how scientists share information.

3 Responses to iPad vs Netbooks: What’s the difference? What’s better?

  1. Anonymous says:

    Early iPad reviews say: iPad=giant iPod Touch. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2362042,00.asp

  2. Philosophe says:

    Your in-text link is broken

  3. J Elmore says:

    Thanks for the heads-up Philosophe, the blog we were linking to archived that post. The link should work again now. šŸ™‚

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