Group test: Linux netbooks
Jul 17, 2009, 22:09 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Performance --All but one of the netbooks are based on the
Intel Atom 1.6GHz CPU and 945GME graphics chip. But other
components come into play, especially the storage and the wireless
reception strength, so we're putting particular focus on these
Usability-- The most important aspect of a netbook. It doesn't
matter if it looks wonderful if the keyboard is far too cramped, or
the trackpad is rubbish.
Build quality-- You shouldn't need to baby your netbook. You
want to chuck it in your bag, use it everywhere and not worry about
it taking a bump or two. To find out how each of our eight netbooks
fared, read on!