What happens when a relatively small company launches a low cost notebook? A device that doesn’t do everything but does all the basic computing: email,browsing and wordprocessing and is available at half the cost!

From this article:
Sony: “If (the Eee PC from) Asus starts to do well, we are all in trouble.”

You better be 🙂 . Its high time customers stop paying a thousand dollars for typing emails, which be done as well on a $100 PC running Linux.

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