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[_] Netbook/Laptop Advice

Alex Older hunter at huntershome.co.uk
Thu Nov 6 15:44:52 GMT 2008

I won't have the money until Friday evening.

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:43 PM, nicolas alpi <nicolas.alpi at gmail.com> wrote:

> With amazon, you can have it on friday morning.
>
> In Bristol, I don't know :(
>
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:38 PM, Alex Older <hunter at huntershome.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> > Where can I pick either an Acer or ASUS up in Bristol?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Alex
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Sam Machin <sam at bs8.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> > > I love my AcerAspireOne, got the original 8gb SSD version as soon as
> they
> > > were shipping, been running ubunut on it very nicely for a few motnhs,
> > I`ve
> > > upgrdade the RAM to 1.5gb and swapped out teh WiFi card so far.
> > >
> > > I did the hard disk mod last night to install a 1.8in drive inplace of
> > the
> > > flash ssd, went pretty well although a 25mm chisel isn`t recommended
> for
> > > laptop mods! ( One wounded thumb later)
> > >
> > > I`v also 'nearly' got OSX running on it, which will be really sweet :-)
> > >
> > > I find the ASUS machines lok a little cheap & plsticky like a fisher
> > price
> > > my first laptop!
> > >
> > > On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Joe Leech <me at mrjoe.co.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > > 2008/11/6 Alex Older <hunter at huntershome.co.uk>:
> > > > > Yeah, I'm looking for something I can do little bits and pieces on
> > when
> > > > I'm
> > > > > out and about.
> > > >
> > > > Channel flip did a nice head-to-head on netbooks:
> > > > http://www.channelflip.com/archives/tech/
> > > > (down near the bottom)
> > > >
> > > > They reckon the asus 901 is the best. I have an asus 701 and I really
> > > > like it - the only issue being the screen res but the 901 has a
> bigger
> > > > screen (7" vs 9") and a higher resolution.
> > > >
> > > > I put XP on mine ('coz I don't speak fluent Linux) and it runs really
> > > > well even with hungry apps like office 2003 and BBC  iPlayer.
> > > >
> > > > joe
> > > >
> > > >
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