Term for super cheap
whose only function is to access
. This consists of reading email
, composing email
the web page
s. Usually small enough
to connect to a TV
, resides amongst the other home theatre appliances
, and costs about the same. Newer device
s include standalone
units that have their own monitor
and maybe a keyboard built-in
Updated for tftv256 who saw fit to rant about my 'error' for unknowingly suggesting that an internet appliance was not an actual computer.
Tell me something... My microwave oven has a microprocessor in it. Should it be classified as a computer? How about my VCR?
No, one is a kitchen appliance the other a home theatre appliance. Their microprocessors were designed to do one thing. Nuke food and play tapes respectively.