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Datawind, the company behind the PocketSurfer web browsing palmtop - reviewed here - has upped its game with the launch of its first netbook. Datawind_Ubisurfer Datawind's UbiSurfer netbook: just a larger PocketSurfer? UbiSurfer’s main sales pitch isn’t its 7in, 800 x 480 display or 1GB SSD, but the 30 hours of free airtime …

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Big Brother

All fine except.....

... is there no storage on the machine at all ?

1GB fo SSD is a bit weak and only having 'on line storage' frankly is a down side, not an upside.

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Anonymous Coward

I see

Online storage to use with the well known high speed upload capability of cellular modems.

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Could be nice

Might be okay - you'd need to play with one, find out the battery life, is there an SD card sot etc. - but I don't think I'd pay over £100 for one. You can get an Elonex Webook for £99 so I don't see why you'd pay 60% more for one of these.

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Megaphone

@ Bassey

Not sure about the DataWind, but the Elonex really is utter pap. Very very cheap Chinese rubbish, that is £100 badly spent. There are no re-deeming features with that at all.

The DW at least sounds good, except the on board storage!

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