Why Small is Beautiful
Mar 21, 2008, 02:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)
[ Thanks to Phillip Brown for this
"It seems the $499 [US$449/€290] ultra-portable Asus Eee PC
can do no wrong. The size of a paperback, weighing less than a
kilogram, with built-in wi-fi and using flash memory instead of a
hard drive for storage, the Eee PC has been winning positive
comments not just from breathless reviewers but from ordinary
people who have bought it and loved it.
"In an online survey of 1000 users on the independent Eee PC
site eeeuser.com, about 4% were dissatisfied with their purchase,
33% found the system pretty much what they expected and 62% thought
it was better than they had hoped for..."