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Apple, Verizon could launch tablet in time for the holidays

In case you  missed it, Apple isn’t developing a netbook. The company has reiterated this point at every possible opportunity over the last year or so. But that doesn’t mean the company has nothing to offer in the small, light, and ultraportable computing category. Rumors of an Apple tablet that will be larger than an […]

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Update: Apple still thinks netbooks stink

Apple execs haven’t ever been shy in telling the world what they think about netbooks. And during an earnings call yesterday Apple COO Tim Cook reiterated Apple’s position on netbooks: they’re awful little things that Apple doesn’t “believe that customers will be interested in,” and you’re better off buying an iPhone or iPod touch. Never […]

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This isn’t the Apple tablet/netbook, but it sure is pretty

There’s been a lot of talk about a possible Apple netbook, or touchscreen tablet, or something. Apple executives have repeatedly state that the iPhone is currently the company’s entry into the mobile, low cost space and that today’s netbooks are “junky.” But word on the street is that Apple has also placed orders for a […]

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Another view: Maybe Apple shouldn’t make a netbook

Apple has consistently denied each and every rumor that the company is making a netbook, while dropping hints that we could see something new in the ultraportable (and hopefully low cost) space iin the future. Most recently, Apple COO called netbooks “junky” and maligned the software and hardware of today’s models. On the service, it […]