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System76 second gen Starling Netbooks look gorgeous, Available to pre-order now

Jul 20, 2010, 23:35 (0 Talkback[s])

"If you're looking for Ubuntu powered netbook that is as beautiful outside as it is inside then prepare to coo over the latest 'Starling' netbooks to hatch from the nest of Ubuntu-dedicated hardware company System76…

"Starling Netbook

"First off let's get the boring bit out of the way: As netbooks go, the Starling is atypical of its competitors - Atom, RAM, Screen size. Counting against it slightly are a standard 3 Cell battery which will see you eek out 3.5 hours at best and the inclusion of 0.3MP webcam which, compared to most other netbooks, it pretty subpar. But at a base price of only $389, a gorgeous exterior and guaranteed compatibility from the off - including suspend and resume - it's more than a match for it's competitors."

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