Tony Clark wrote:

>
> "Yef" wrote in message
> news:1109287188.785779.141040@o13g2000cwo.googlegr oups.com...
>>

> SNIP
>
>> Compare that to any of the cheap laptops that are
>> available nowadays which cost roughly the same
>> but have
>>
>> - 1GHz or better processor
>> - 15 inch displays
>> - hard drives
>> - dvd drives
>> - decent software
>>
>> Who in their right minds would even consider anything
>> from Alphasmart?
>>

>
> Can you point me to a site with $400 laptops with the specs above? I can't
> seem to find anything close to that. The best I have seen is about $600.


Given the choice between paying $400 for a Dana and $600 for a real computer
I'd go with the real computer.

Of course one can get a Palm and a keyboard and some decent word processing
software for a lot less than that.

> Thanks
> TC


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