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Goodbye netbook, hello Hoverboard

Jul 06, 2010, 15:33 (6 Talkback[s])

"Remember when netbooks hit the market about three years or so ago? Some people considered them a fad, but I saw their potential. And, in a move that was very uncharacteristic of me, I bought a first-generation netbook. An Asus Eee PC 701. Seven inch screen, 4 GB solid-state hard drive, and 1 GB of memory (which I bumped up to 1.5).

"And did that little device get put through its paces. So much so that I outgrew it (my wife has it now). Last year, I bought myself a bigger netbook. A good device, but something just wasn't quite right about it. It wasn't the amount hard drive space or RAM. It wasn't the screen or even the keyboard. I just couldn't put my finger on it."

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