Asus' President, Jerry Shen, has forecast sales of Small, Cheap Computers™ will top 10m units this year, presumably having been encouraged by Intel bigwig Sean Maloney's promise of "very, very high volumes" of Atom CPUs by September. What a week for this emerging market segment it's been. On Monday, Shen was reported to have …
Laptop market is f**ked
Who needs a overpowered, Vista-riddled, 1hr battery life low-quality laptop for 300-500 quid when you can have one of these lovelies for two ton or so.
I dont need a mobile DVD writer and f**king dual cores, i just want a little thing to throw in a bag in case i need it while out and about.
These companies are gonna make out like bandits.
I thought it was agreed in the other article...
"Small Cheap Computers" (in notebook form) are henceforth to be referrred to as "laptots".
Do you mean laptots or desktots?
I'm sorry, 'small cheap computer'?
Do you mean laptots or desktots???? The mini laptops or these mini desktops that are coming out???
A new dawn is upon us!
Is this the new dawn for the Linux OS? M$ must be quaking in their boots :)
Wonder how long it will take Mark Shuttleworth to get into the action...
Ah, sweet (if anonymous) immortality beckons...
Talking of SCC - any news yet on the asus Ebox ?
@AWonder how long it will take Mark Shuttleworth to get into the action...
Umm, you mean ....
Has to be....
(A merkin (first use, according to the OED, 1617) is a pubic wig, originally worn by prostitutes after shaving their genitalia to eliminate lice or disguise)
On a more serious note
How are we going to pressure ASUS into re-installing Eee PC chick 1.0?
Paris, as a poor substitute...
Merkin is already used on this site to refer to our trans-atlantic cousins. You'd have to be very careful that the context made it clear which definition you intended.
I want my, I want my, I want my Mactot.
Re: Where's Apple
Get Out Apple Fanboy. This is for linux lovers only!
There's just one last piece of the puzzle to slot into place
Intel need to get themselves an Atom Girl.
And then maybe get her to wrestle Asus Girl.
In a paddling pool full of jelly.
heh heh, you nearly made me spill my beer!
Re: Where's Apple
Not making toy replicas of old laptops. You'll see on monday.
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