Asus Eee PC: Easy Enough for a Kid
May 06, 2008, 02:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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I broke down and purchased the Asus Eee PC from a retail
superstore today. At $299 for the older 2GB model, it seemed like a
steal. And compared to my MacBook Pro, the Eee PC is super small.
Here are some initial thoughts about the Eee PC, including the most
important one of all: The Eee PC shatters the myth that consumers
can't use Linux.
"We've only been using it for a few hours at home, and the Eee
PC certainly has some limitations. But without a doubt, this is a
great little Linux-driven computer for selected applications.
Perhaps most surprising: My pre-teen kids love it..."