Why didn't you even mention Linux as an option?
It was Linux that enabled the netbook market to develop. Microsoft then co-opted it and is now trying to kill it in order to switch users to more profitable machines. Google will soon save the day with Chrome OS.
Linux will ultimately enjoy overwhelming market acceptance on smartbooks and netbooks, as it does today with the latest generation of smartphones.
Is extrapolating smartphone dominance to smartbooks really that hard to see?
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