With the Netbook Summit in San Francisco underway, and Apple's iPad shaking up the mobile computing market, Retrevo.com has released a new "Pulse" study about the mobile computing market. Following are some highlights of the study:
° After the iPad was announced in January, 40% of people surveyed held off on buying a netbook, and bought an iPad instead.
° Thirty percent of people surveyed held off buying a netbook after the iPad was announced in January. Then, they bought a netbook.
° Of people currently looking to buy an iPad or netbook, 78% of them are leaning toward an iPad and 22% are leaning toward a netbook.
° Of people who bought a laptop or netbook last year, 35% choose a netbook and 65% chose a laptop.
°Of people who are looking to buy either a laptop or a netbook this year, 35% are looking to buy a netbook, while 65% of them are looking to buy a laptop.
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