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    3-Year Netbook Failure Rate is 20% Higher Than Laptop Failure Rate

    SquareTrade, an independent warranty provider, has done research on the failure rates for 30,000+ netbooks and laptops covered by warranty plans. They’ve found out that roughly a third of laptops will fail within three years and that the failure rate for netbooks is 20% higher than that for laptops. Further breakdown of the results indicates that 20.4% of laptop failures were due to hardware malfunctions and 10.4% were due to accidental damage. Here’s a graph showing some empirical evidence: 5.8% of netbooks malfunction within the first 12 months of ownership, which is 20% higher than the malfunction rate for entry-level laptops and 40% higher than the malfunction rate for premium…

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    Netbooks used for On-line Casinos and Social Media

    Netbooks have proven to be very popular with consumers, as the price point has dropped to where it’s convenient and affordable for many people to buy a netbook solely for tasks such as checking e-mail and Facebook around the house or when on vacation. With plenty of affordable netbooks under $400, it’s not an either/or situation for consumers when it comes to choosing a desktop PC, laptop, or netbook, but more a both/and situation as more and more people check out netbook reviews and make the leap and purchase one. Some people believe that you have to sacrifice performance and speed if you purchase a netbook, but the truth is…