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Re: Asus takes netbooks back to its roots...with Linux!

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____/ Anonymous on Friday 29 Jul 2011 13:53 : \____

> http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Asus-Eee-PC-X101-R011PX-R105D/
> Low priced, reliable, secure and running Linux. That's the new take on
> netbooks by Asus. Their price will drop below $200 and since they run
> Ubuntu Linux, users will never feel the need to install anti-virus
> software.
> Asus takes netbooks back to their roots, which didn't pan out
> originally because the company instead opted to focus on profits, not
> lower prices. Now that sub $100 Android tablets are appearing the
> company has no choice but to lower prices. And to still make a profit
> they'll have to install Linux on it.
> In the coming years, we'll see even lower-priced smartbooks (with ARM
> processors) running Ubuntu is my guess, since $200 is still too
> expensive for a netbook.

Vista 7 was a false promise to ASUS then.

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