Smartbook = ultimate display appliance?

Always on, internet ready, dirt cheap. Hmm...

"A Netbook in our view is just a cheap laptop that runs Windows. We see the smartbook cannibalizing the Netbook. It is a connected 3G device that's always on, has data always pushed to the device, and all-day battery life. In other words, the smartphone experience," said Luis Pineda, senior vice president of marketing and product management at Qualcomm CDMA.

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