So, you want more than a tablet. But you want less then a laptop. Fussy? No, you just know what you want. Thankfully you’ve discovered netbooks, the in between device with instant access to online tasks, without the weight and complexity needed with full laptops. Since the said compact computer hit the market a few years ago, sales have soared.
One of the things these lightweight, net-ready devices are great for is online shopping. With life as busy as it is these days, buying online has never made more sense and here’s some reasons why.
Do it wherever you want to
In general, the said compact computers are built for the internet. With built in wi-fi and ethernet and compatibility with a wide range of 3G and 4G USB mobile broadband devices (and sometimes sold on special package deals like this one, you can shop whenever and wherever you want. Maybe you’re on holiday, you’ve seen something great and you want one. Fire up your small but perfectly formed online shopping kit, get online, buy it and have it delivered on the day after you return.
Full laptops are designed to work as much like desktop computers as possible. They need to be able to do so many things. This can be a bit of a compromise sometimes, with a potential for a speed slowdown when things get tough. This is not the case with netbooks since they are designed primarily for making the most of the internet, so speed is a focus. Combine this with your choice of browser and you are well on your way to online shopping heaven in a short space of time.
Online grocery shopping can be a bit, well, erm, tedious. It can be time consuming and even an online shop needs loads of planning before you even start. With little devices like these, you can take them around the house, take a quick look at what you need and order as you go.
If you’re really serious about grabbing the latest fashion bargains in an online auction , then you’ll need a quick device that you can take around with you to keep an eye in those closing seconds and ensure you’re not outbid on those bargain clothes. You’ll find that that they are ideal for beating others to the stuff you really, really want.
Work and play
Obviously, we wouldn’t want you to think that netbooks are purely for shopping. They’re great for making the most of anything on the web, for work and play.