HP Stream 11 review: meet the next generation of cheap laptops

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Netbooks were actually a great idea.

When you boil it all the way down, it’s simple: build a computer that does all the things an average user needs and doesn’t try to do anything else, and sell it as cheap as possible. The problem was in the execution: netbooks were poorly made, slow, ugly, thick, hard to use, too small, didn’t last long enough, and were just generally a mean thing to force upon anyone you care about.

Windows manufacturers ran away from the netbook after it was…

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