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Re: $199 GNU/Linux Machine From Asus

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 09 Aug 2011 11:08 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> $199 Asus X101 targets Linux tablet alternative
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Though bearing some of the hallmarks of a Netbook, the Asus
>>| Eee PC X101 will be offered as an alternative to that category
>>| of small laptops, according to an Asus blog post.
>>| Asus spelled out today that the X101 is a departure from
>>| the Netbook as we know it. First of all, it's even thinner
>>| and lighter than a traditional Netbook (which is already pretty
>>| light and thin to begin with) at 0.69-inches and two pounds,
>>| respectively.
>> `----
>> http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20088439-64/$199-asus-x101-targets-linux-tablet-alternative/
> More:
>    Alas, Asus will also offer a model--the X101H--with Windows 7 Starter
>    that has more storage and keeps the Ethernet and VGA ports. But that
>    design won't be as sleek and will address a market that is most likely on
>    its last legs, at least in the U.S.

I think *all* markets are on their last leg TBH. But those who offer
cheap product will still get buyers.

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