[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
[ale] OT: has anyone on the list tried out one of the chinese 7" netbooks that ebay is being flooded with yet?
- Subject: [ale] OT: has anyone on the list tried out one of the chinese 7" netbooks that ebay is being flooded with yet?
- From: byronjeff at clayton.edu (Byron Jeff)
- Date: Sat, 5 Jun 2010 12:17:32 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
- References: <[email protected]>
On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 10:13:26AM -0400, Van Loggins wrote:
> I was looking at getting one with the google android OS on it instead of the windows CE 5.0 variants I've seen
My daughter won one in a contest. I haven't gotten around to trying to
install Linux on it yet.
> I was wondering if anyone has had a chance to play with one and what your thoughts were on it.
Small, slow, cheap, cheesy. Almost like a toy.
But for sub $100 and the tiny form factor, it has just enough accessibility
to be marginally useful.
> I'm looking at getting one or maybe one of the google tablets like this
Looks about the same as the others.
It may be worth $100 just to play. But walk in with low expectations.
> Thanks for your feedback.
> Ale mailing list
> Ale at ale.org
> See JOBS, ANNOUNCE and SCHOOLS lists at
Byron A. Jeff
Program Coordinator: IT/CS/CNET
College of Information and Mathematical Sciences
Clayton State University