Nokia's new 3G netbook: Will it matter?


Struggling cell-phone maker Nokia (NOK) has jumped into the tiny laptop game, training its sights on the hottest name in the tech hardware space, Apple (AAPL).

Just don't call Nokia's new device a "netbook."

The Finnish company -- the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer -- this morning announced the release of its "Booklet 3G," a foray aimed squarely at the heart of the nascent market for mobile devices which have more functionality than cell-phones but without the bulk and heft of traditional laptops.