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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 …

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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.

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Paris Hilton

I thought it was agreed in the other article...

"Small Cheap Computers" (in notebook form) are henceforth to be referrred to as "laptots".

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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???

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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...

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Laptots?

How about:

Laplites?

Laplets?

Laplette?

Ah, sweet (if anonymous) immortality beckons...

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EBOX

Talking of SCC - any news yet on the asus Ebox ?

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@AWonder how long it will take Mark Shuttleworth to get into the action...

Umm, you mean ....

http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2008/06/04/ubuntu_netbook_remix_demonstrated/

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Has to be....

LapMerkin

(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)

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Paris Hilton

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...

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Re: LapMerkin

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.

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Jobs Halo

Where's Apple?

I want my, I want my, I want my Mactot.

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Re: Where's Apple

Get Out Apple Fanboy. This is for linux lovers only!

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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.

In bikinis.

Oh yeah.

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@ Andrew

heh heh, you nearly made me spill my beer!

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Re: Where's Apple

Not making toy replicas of old laptops. You'll see on monday.

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