"The replacement proved to be faulty straight out of the box
with wireless completely non-functional. A second exchange proved
impossible; according to the dealer the model had been
discontinued. I still see the original Sylvania g Netbook offered
for sale at what seems like a very attractive price so I thought it
best to share my experiences before someone spends their hard
earned money on one.
"Before launching into a detailed review of the g Netbook I
should point out that I have replaced it with a Sylvania g Netbook
Meso, a newer and more powerful model that has been flawless so
far. The newer system demonstrates that Digital Gadgets, the folks
that license the Sylvania name for their netbooks, can do a Linux
netbook that just plain works. Hardware Overview
"I was attracted to the original Sylvania g Netbook (not the
Meso) for two reasons. First , it is one of the smallest and
lightest netbooks on the market. It weighs in at just 1.9 lbs.
(0.86 kgs.) Second, I couldn't find another netbook that offered
anywhere near the features of this unit at a comparable price. As I
write this the g Netbook can be purchased for around
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