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Old 12 Jul 2008
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Hello.

I just bought another toy for the Eee. And any other computer:

SATA HD USB Docking Station with Card Reader - Accessories - DealsDirect.com.au Australia

So hopefully I will be able to carry decent ammouns of information when needed. i like that it supports 2.5" and 3.5" drives and have flash card slots two plus usb ports. Brilliant.

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Digging up an old thread

I know I'm digging up an old thread, but I figure keep it all together and as this seemed to have developped into an EEE PC development thread, I figure this is the best place.

Anyway, I got my hands on one of these today - the T91.





I only had a 15 minute play with it in the shop but I reckon it could be THE thing to take on the road if it's your kind of thing.

The big things that lept out at me straight away were:

Touch screen: with Asus Touch Gate interface, which means you can fire up and control a whole bunch of programmes with a single finger.
Swivelling screen: I reckon I could get this in my tank bag's map pocket perfectly.
Communications: Wifi as to be expected, but also Bluetooth AND 3G+, with that you should be able to get online pretty much anywhere.
GPS: Yes, that's right SatNav is on there too.

Obviously it was in the shop so I didn't get to give it a real test on the bike, but I reckon it could be just about perfect as biker's/traveller's computer. You could run satnav software on it, download SQZSoft Wifi Walkie Talkie to talk to your mate via wifi, listen to your tunes (or the annoying Satnav woman) on your bluetooth headset, and of course e-mail, blogs, photo-editing etc.



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dell inspiron mini10 is my little baby, bit expensive 300gpb but completely worth it, and the keyboards one of the best i've (technowhore) found on a notebook. 3 usb ports, hcsd reader obv wireless lan, and hardwired if needs be. Intel atom, and storage is through the roof (it's managed to hold all the photos from my latest 3 shoots). My god kids have been playing with it too, so from that i'd say it's pretty sturdy (catapulted at the cat), an slightly waterproof. Yayy

Oh and quick note to all hcsd 4gb cards and flashdrives in tesco's are 14.99gbp and currently bogof mix'n'match
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I live in Chile and I will like to take my notebook (14") with us (2 up in a big trip) but I'm considering change it for a smaller one.

which one do you recomend me? my options are:

Asus eee
Dell netbook
Toshiba netbook
HP netbook

I need big capacity so it will be with HDD (160GB).

The one I will choose must have:

decent speakers
great battery life
tought

can you help me to choose one?

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Asus Eee PC 1005HA

I've just bought a new ASUS Eee PC 1005HA. The Intel Atom N280 version. Fantastic piece of kit that ticks all the boxes ..

.. like 10.5 hrs usage on one battery charge, unbelievable!! ..

Now I'll need to see if it travels well too. But so far so good .. I'm very pleased with my purchase.


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