[nycbug-talk] new Asus ultraportables
mspitzer at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 16:26:24 EDT 2007
On 9/7/07, Josh McCormack <joshmccormack at travelersdiary.com> wrote:
> On 9/7/07, George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
> > <snip>
> > Valid points, Mr. Nyetwork. . .
> > But I do think low power, cheapo UMPCs aren't just for One Laptop Per
> > Child.
> > I'd certainly be happy dragging around these 2 pounds with my
> > relevant data, internet access capability and ability to SSH over
> > anything else.
> > I played with the ~$1700 UMPCs from OQO and it was nice, but for $259
> > or so, with flash storage, it's very tempting.
> > George
> I love cheap computers, and ultraportables. It would be nice if battery life
> were better, though. I think I'd prefer more weight and twice the battery.
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waiting for the 10 inch screen myself. And I think of it as a vt220
with stuff. It might make sense to buy one for the server room at
work, the serial console is a POS and sometimes I need to console in
in spite of it.
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