Android-powered Acer Netbooks launching in Q3

Acer announced of launching an Android-based netbook in the 3rd quarter of 2009. The Android netbooks will run Atom and presumably cost less than Windows XP-based netbooks that require additional $25 tithe to Microsoft. Acer will continue to offer Windows-based netbooks along side the Android builds. Whether Android, an OS designed for smartphones, will succeed in gaining back […]
Acer announced of launching an Android-based netbook in the 3rd quarter of 2009. The Android netbooks will run Atom and presumably cost less than Windows XP-based netbooks that require additional $25 tithe to Microsoft. Acer will continue to offer Windows-based netbooks along side the Android builds. Whether Android, an OS designed for smartphones, will succeed in gaining back market share lost to Microsoft remains to be seen.