Ubuntu 7.10: Linux Flirts With Mainstream

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| The operating system is called Linux, and you probably use it every day
| without even knowing it. It powers ATMs, cell phones, video game consoles and
| TiVos, and it also powers a huge number of Web sites and Internet servers.
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http://www.technewsworld.com/story/60046.html

Asus Eee PC 701

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| In fact it's hard to name anything consumers will dislike. As much as the Eee
| has been headline news for its potential in the education market, we can only
| deliver a full-blooded recommendation for all.
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http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/13384...ee-pc-701.html

Xandros-infected (Microsoft royalties), but still better than Windows.


Related:

Asustek's low-cost laptop coming to U.S., Europe

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| "We're in talks with a few governments and we have already confirmed orders
| for 1 million units next year," said Sunny Han, global marketing director.
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2007/...rss-linux-news


Asus Eee PC 701 Review - Ultramobile Notebook with Linux

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| The Asus Eee PC 701 is a unique notebook solution that I think will be more
| successful in the US than many people are giving it credit for. *Even though
| it might not be completely embraced here as it was in Taiwan, the features of
| it make it stand out as a great mobile computing solution. *The combination
| of incredibly fast boot times, low weight and size and even a small price at
| just $300-400 will bring more attention to this Asus notebook than any
| previous one. *For people on the go that need a simple computing solution,
| the Asus Eee PC 701 might be the perfect fit. * * * *
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http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=469


Windows XP will double the price of Asustek's Eee PC

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| Adding Windows XP to Asustek Computer's Eee PC will double the price of the
| low-cost laptop compared to existing versions running Linux. *
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2007/...ouble-the.html


Asus Eee PC 701

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| As for that other famous low-cost notebook: The $188 OLPC XO laptop is a far
| more ambitious product in that its purpose is to educate children in
| developing nations. But that doesn't mean the Eee PC isn't a breakthrough in
| its own right. It brings affordable computing to everyone else, and without a
| learning curve. * *
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http://www.laptopmag.com/Review/Excl...Eee-PC-701.htm

New ASUS Eee PC gets positive feedback

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| Described by ASUSTek Computer Inc. as "revolutionary," the new Eee PC is
| supposed to "provide users with a new mobile Internet experience like never
| before," but can the diminutive 7-inch laptop live up to the hype laid down
| by its manufacturer? From all accounts, the answer to that question would be
| yes. * *
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http://tech.monstersandcritics.com/n...itive_feedback


ASUS Eee PC 4G - 7"

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| The bottom line: *For less than $400, the Asus Eee PC 4G offers an impressive
| package for portable Web surfing and basic productivity, as long as you keep
| expectations tempered. The incredibly approachable price outweighs any
| shortcomings; it's a near perfect choice for a highly portable second or
| backup laptop. * *
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http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/asus...-32466960.html


Asus Eee PC 701 Review

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| The Eee PC is also available from other vendors including RM, where it's
| known as the RM Asus miniBook. We have reviewed Asus' £219 version here,
| which will be available to buy on 14 November. *
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http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/laptops/0,...9293507,00.htm


Thinking About Future Models of the Eee PC Laptop

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| In honor of the environment, you could call that bare-bones (but very
| functional) laptop the Greeen PC. And you'd have about 7 billion people on
| planet Earth wanting to buy one. *
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http://blogs.pcworld.com/communityvo..._linux_la.html


Asus Eee Gets Early Russian Review

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| Who has somehow got their hands on Asus' sub-$300 subnotebook? Russians,
| that's who. And they like it.
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http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2007/0...ee-gets-e.html


Second-generation Asus Eee PC Mini Laptop Coming in April 2008

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| Asus will release the second Generation of Eee PC mini laptops in April 2008.
| The second-generation Eee PC laptops feature higher Intel's Merom processors
| (now Eee PC uses Intel Celeron M to 900 MHz). Also, Asus will reduce the
| power consumption of the next-generation laptops from 11W TDP down to 7W TDP. *
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http://laptopcom.blogspot.com/2007/0...e-pc-mini.html


UMPC expected to spawn family of devices

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| Linux could still be well-represented in In-Stat's future UMD findings,
| however, if the current buzz around Linux- and Intel-based MIDs (mobile
| Internet devices) holds up. Currently, Red Flag, Ubuntu, and Gnome are among
| the open source software projects working on versions of their software
| specially aimed at mobile devices. * *
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS2797738321.html


$199 Linux Laptop Tantalizes Before Official Launch

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| This solution would work well for many families that just can't afford DSL or
| cable modem service.
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http://blogs.pcworld.com/communityvo...nux_lapto.html