Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Aug 2009 12:25 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems The big thing in notebooks right now are netbooks. They're cheap, more than powerful enough for day-to-day tasks, and small enough to actually carry around without anyone even noticing you're carrying one (not a bad thing in some parts of the world). However, they also receive a lot of criticism, such as cramped keyboards and displays that are too small. So, at Kaiwai's suggestion, here's a question for you all: how do you use your netbook?
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Lenovo S10 2.5gb ram, MacOSX 10.5.8
by uridium on Thu 20th Aug 2009 21:36 UTC
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Mine gets used for coding (C/C++, ASM, Perl), Web Browsing, text editing (MS Word), excel, email, pretty much everything. OSX recognises the 2.5gb ram. I *WISH* Apple made a 10" .. I would love to buy it. 85% keyboard is fine, you really get used to it fast.

I use many tools off NetBSD Package source, xmms, meld, wget, screen, irssi, nmap, wireshark and also with a fair bit of fiddling Wine, to run win32 binaries because atom n270 has no VT technology so this kills the idea of using parallels, vmware fusion and sun virtual box. Won't run. Wine with some trickery will compile under pkgsrc 2009-Q2 on MacOS. Most common application I use is Least used application iLife (I do not think I have ever loaded it).

Love this thing. It actually recognises the full 2.5gb ram if you fiddle the efi boot loader kernel params.

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