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Asus Eee PC: Easy Enough for a Kid

May 06, 2008, 02:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

I broke down and purchased the Asus Eee PC from a retail superstore today. At $299 for the older 2GB model, it seemed like a steal. And compared to my MacBook Pro, the Eee PC is super small. Here are some initial thoughts about the Eee PC, including the most important one of all: The Eee PC shatters the myth that consumers can't use Linux.

"We've only been using it for a few hours at home, and the Eee PC certainly has some limitations. But without a doubt, this is a great little Linux-driven computer for selected applications. Perhaps most surprising: My pre-teen kids love it..."

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