Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Nov 2007 23:16 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "A little over a week ago, reviews of Asus's Eee PC 701 started to trickle out onto the Internet. Some of the larger publications, like CNet and LAPTOP Magazine got their hands on the unit first, but as it has become more widely available sites like HotHardware and PC Perspective have now put out their own reviews of the Eee PC. The overall verdict is fairly unanimous: the device's keyboard is a bit cramped, but in terms of price, performance, and features the Eee PC hits the trifecta. Indeed, Asus appears to have gotten so many things right with the Eee PC that it could be a game-changer in the mobile market, in terms of both hardware and software."
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i don't care
by muffenme on Wed 7th Nov 2007 23:48 UTC
muffenme
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2006-01-05

The size isn't that small if i want a small computer i get palmOne Tungsten E2 Handheld with Wirless Keyboard cost $299.99 CAD at Staples dimention 11.4cmH x 7.9cmW x 1.5cmD and has a mass of 133 g. This is $100 cheaper or the $499.99 CAD notebook from The Soure CC.
overall $399.99 is too high it should be around $199.99 - $299.99.

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RE: i don't care
by Torsten Rahn on Thu 8th Nov 2007 18:06 in reply to "i don't care"
Torsten Rahn Member since:
2005-08-20

Well one of the nice things about the Asus Eee PC is of course the fact that in opposite to other smaller devices it's a "real" computer ;-). That means that people can run all linux-x86 binaries that work on their desktop PC or on their larger notebook. Also you can just plug in a larger USB keyboard, a USB-mouse, maybe an external 2.5"-USB-harddisk and a large LCD monitor and there won't be much of a difference compared to any other "real" PC (except for lower performance). Try to do that with any other "smaller" device :-)

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RE[2]: i don't care
by muffenme on Mon 12th Nov 2007 03:56 in reply to "RE: i don't care"
muffenme Member since:
2006-01-05

Any computer can run linux look at the playstation 2. This isn't a selling point the other thing makes your small light computer into a desk top when you think for what you need to equal to notebooks that was sold 4 years ago. This thing isn't that small.

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RE[2]: i don't care
by muffenme on Mon 12th Nov 2007 03:57 in reply to "RE: i don't care"
muffenme Member since:
2006-01-05

Any computer can run linux look at the playstation 2. This isn't a selling point the other thing makes your small light computer into a desk top when you think for what you need to equal to notebooks that was sold 4 years ago. This thing isn't that small.

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