"The computer industry has been trying for years to come up with
a portable PC smaller than the smallest standard laptops. The idea
is to create a highly mobile device, larger than a smart phone, for
frequent travelers, students and others who would love the size and
"Unfortunately, every attempt at this concept has included too
many compromises to justify their often surprisingly high prices.
I've been testing the latest effort at such a device, the Eee PC,
from a Taiwan-based laptop maker called Asus..."