Linked by David Adams on Fri 13th Nov 2009 18:16 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Techvideoblog has a video review of the Menq Easypc E760, an $80 ARM-based laptop that runs Android. From the looks of it, I don't think this is a very good gadget, because it's slow (less powerful than an iPhone 3GS, but of course also a lot cheaper), but I agree with the Techvideo guy: the Easypc is important because it's the vanguard of a likely wave of cheap, ARM-based devices that will very soon have the necessary power for a pleasant and productive web browsing experience. Once that happens, a sizable portion of the current laptop and netbook userbase will move downmarket, and some of the constituents that the OLPC program was trying to serve (young students and the lower economic stratum) will have a network communication device available to them that's more accessible.
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annoying
by haus on Fri 13th Nov 2009 20:35 UTC
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2009-08-18

The guy is too annoying

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RE: annoying
by Tuishimi on Fri 13th Nov 2009 22:30 in reply to "annoying"
Tuishimi Member since:
2005-07-06

He writes fairly well, but he is not exactly eloquent in speech. ;) He's kind of funny too.

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RE[2]: annoying
by John Blink on Sat 14th Nov 2009 00:39 in reply to "RE: annoying"
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2005-10-11

I loved it! He was trying to be funny.

"The Queen of England".

"Download Divx..Totally legally...but you must ask permission from the guy.."

Edited 2009-11-14 00:40 UTC

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RE: annoying
by QuadSix50 on Sat 14th Nov 2009 00:37 in reply to "annoying"
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2005-07-07

I'd have to agree. While I did like the ARM device, I couldn't go through the entire video because he just annoyed me to no end. Almost like Borat, but less funny.

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RE[2]: annoying
by anevilyak on Sat 14th Nov 2009 04:51 in reply to "RE: annoying"
anevilyak Member since:
2005-09-14

Borat was funny?

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