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The Day The Netbook Died

The Day The Netbook Died
By Caitlyn Martin
October 7, 2009

On that Friday, with no warning, the little netbook failed to boot up. I couldn't even get to the BIOS. For the third time a Sylvania netbook I owned had suffered a premature hardware failure.

A Linux Netbook Done The Right Way: the Sylvania g Netbook Meso

A Linux Netbook Done The Right Way: the Sylvania g Netbook Meso
By Caitlyn Martin
April 1, 2009

In just over two months of use so far I have been very impressed with the Sylvania g Netbook Meso. None of the issues, hardware or software, that I encountered with the original g Netbook, are seen in the somewhat newer model. The Meso has proven to be an upgrade in performance, in reliability, and most definitely in the area of software.

Netbook Nightmare: My Experience With the Sylvania g Netbook

Netbook Nightmare:  My Experience With the Sylvania g Netbook
By Caitlyn Martin
February 13, 2009

I would have rated the hardware in this unit highly if it hadn't failed on me on two consecutive systems. I understand that two units is hardly a scientific sample and that I may just have had really bad luck. Unfortunately the software proved to be a disaster as well.


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