[nycbug-talk] new Asus ultraportables
george at ceetonetechnology.com
Fri Sep 7 11:04:52 EDT 2007
On Sep 7, 2007, at 10:56 AM, Alex Pilosov wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Sep 2007, George Rosamond wrote:
>> I suspect this will be a NYCBUG craze much like the Soekris thing
>> a long
>> while back. . .
> probably just as useless in reality
> you are paying size premium to have x86-compatible cpu, which isn't
> relevant if you are loonix/bsd user.
> sizewise, its too big to be carried on your person, in fact, its about
> twice as big and twice as heavy as OQO.
> oqo is a-game, eee is b-game or c-game, for people who can't afford
Valid points, Mr. Nyetwork. . .
But I do think low power, cheapo UMPCs aren't just for One Laptop Per
I'd certainly be happy dragging around these 2 pounds with my
relevant data, internet access capability and ability to SSH over
I played with the ~$1700 UMPCs from OQO and it was nice, but for $259
or so, with flash storage, it's very tempting.
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