Featured Articles

Intel takes credit for three-way 4K gaming

Intel takes credit for three-way 4K gaming

All of a sudden Intel is talking about desktop gaming like there is no tomorrow and it is pushing it. The…

More...
Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia has finally revealed the shipping date of its Shield Tablet 32GB in 4G LTE flavour and in case you pre-order…

More...
Apple announces its Apple Watch

Apple announces its Apple Watch

Apple has finally unveiled its eagerly awaited smartwatch and surprisingly it has dropped the "i" from the brand, calling it simply…

More...
Skylake 14nm announced

Skylake 14nm announced

Kirk B. Skaugen, Senior Vice President General Manager, PC Client Group has showcased Skylake, Intel’s second generation 14nm architecture.

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 29 October 2007 12:11

Asus Eee PC 701 gains more praise

Written by David Stellmack

Image

Could it be the best value notebook ever?


The
quest for low-priced laptops seems to be a never ending saga for some users. Your editors at Fudzilla like a deal just as much as everyone else, but with laptops it seems more common that “you get what you pay for” above any other factor. Still, for the past couple of holiday seasons, the US$399 laptop deals have sold out at retailers in record time.

Asus has tried a different approach with the Eee PC 701, which is to build a value oriented laptop with a lot of features that is more of a laptop appliance than a full fledged do everything budget laptop. The target is clearly at children or older customers that need a portable unit that is lightweight and durable. Of course, the Eee PC 701 does not run Windows, but it does offer a ton of value with all of its built-in applications all running on top of the Linux OS.

Laptop Magazine takes an up close look at the Asus Eee PC 701 in their latest review. The Asus Eee PC 701 does represent a shift in the way that manufacturers are thinking about the usefulness of a laptop and what is really needed to reach consumers. The review is interesting and worth reading if you are thinking of purchasing a low-priced laptop this holiday season.

Read more here.

Last modified on Monday, 29 October 2007 12:59

David Stellmack

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments