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Re: [News] New GNU/Linux Sub-notebooks to Cost $149

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____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 04 Feb 2010 21:33 : \____

> Lusotec <nomail@xxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Mark Kent wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Lusotec wrote:
>>>>> The CPU is weak but my main problems with these machines is the small
>>>>> screen and keyboard size. I find it hard to type on those things.
>>>> Today I used Palm Tungsten with foldable keyboard to do all my typing.
>>>> Heavy desktops are not needed for everything. It's a misconception.
>>> I've no trouble typing on my Acer Aspire 1;  I equally have no problems
>>> with my Nokia bluetooth keyboard and the N800.  I can touch-type, which
>>> might make some difference, but I cannot see that having smaller keys,
>>> within reason, makes much difference to the majority of people.
>> The keys on my Eee 1000 keyboard have a good size and feel but some of the
>> smaller devices have much smaller keys and I find it hard to type
>> comfortably on them.
> Are you able to touch type?  I've found that people who seem to have
> problems with smaller keys are usually either those who cannot
> touch-type, or they are visually or motor-impaired in some way.  I'm
> curious as to whether my model still fits..

I guess it depends on tiny. iPhone keyboard, for example, is a gimmick/joke.

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