- Blend of internet and subnotebook (Wiktionary)
“Accordingly, Psion all has agreed to "allow" others to use the term netbook for undisclosed considerations, if any, given by Intel.”
“I agree the semantical shift to the term netbook has significant implications.”
“In short, the term netbook doesn't seem to have a clear cut definition yet, because despite the standard practice of using Atom processors, there are companies that offer similar-sized alternatives.”
“Most people associate the term netbook with small, simple, and low-cost.”
“Psion says it's only going after those "profiting" from the term netbook RIAA finds its soul, will stop suing individuals downloading music Jan 13th 2009 2: 15PM”
“Before we go any further, we should note that the term netbook has come under fire from Psion, which once marketed a netbook called the cease and desist notices.”
“The term netbook is generally applied to highly portable, low-powered laptops, designed for web surfing, out-of-office productivity and light entertainment tasks.”
“On information and belief, Intel willfully and maliciously has encouraged, aided and abetted other manufacturers and retailers in the electronics industry to adopt and use the term netbook as a generic name for a type of laptop computer in an effort to destroy Psion's trademark rights.”
“In the wake of Psion's stated intention to start a campaign to take back the term netbook even though they had apparently forgotten about their trademark for a year or so, more "day late, dollar short" tech lawsuits are cropping up.”
“We'll have to wait to see how the Sony palmtop (I really dislike the term netbook) sells.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘netbook’.
As defined by the American Dialect Society, the best "word of the year" candidates will be:
—new or newly popular in 2009
—widely or prominently used in 2009
a list of whats new
anyone read the Chambers?
Words come and go, perhaps nowhere faster than online. Some industry terms to stay current -- or to remember as they rest in peace.
Listed various words that have come into my mind. Will edit them at some point - honestly.
dog-gold, shoulderlooker, mr. considering, the pigwoman, stevie is waiting, chingwybodganpwy, thelandscapeisstu..., couchsurfing, cappuccinodrinking, meat-eater, posher, mae rhaid i fi fynd and 581 more...
These are lexical items new to me that I've discovered in actual use (i.e. not in dictionaries, lists, or this site).
Looking back over this list, I haven't the slightest idea what mos...
Trademarks that have lost their character as indicators of source to become a general term for a product or service.
Won by Unfriend
Looking for tweets for netbook.