Looks like even Acer and ASUS are getting bored with the Atom N270 -- Digitimes
says the two companies are suspending development of new netbooks until the first quarter of 2010 when Intel's next-gen Pine Trail platform with the Atom N450
is set to arrive. What's more, Acer's also apparently postponing that dual-boot Android / XP machine
since it's found demand to be low -- we could have told you that months ago, but whatever. Still, turning off the netbook spigot will be a big step for the two companies most responsible for the segment's overheated product cycle, but don't you worry about them -- they'll have plenty of CULV
thin-and-light machines to obsessively iterate in the meantime.