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Old 21st August, 2008, 05:01 AM
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Asus' Eee PC 1000 40G netbook

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Just one year ago, there was no such thing as a netbook. The word simply didn't exist. Today, however, everyone and their contract manufacturer seems to have at least one of a new breed of diminutive portables available for sale or looming just over the horizon. This explosion of interest in what was formerly the budget subnotebook space all started with Asus' Eee PC—an unlikely hero saddled with a low-resolution 7" screen, a cramped keyboard comfortable only for munchkin fingers, limited storage capacity, an underclocked Celeron processor, and average battery life.

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Old 22nd August, 2008, 04:51 PM
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Look what the postman left me today!

Linux model with 40GB SSD.

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Old 22nd August, 2008, 07:29 PM
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I'm not surprised at all. I'm sure they were thinking it as soon as they thought up eepc's. $699 is getting steep.
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