[LINK] ASUS Eee PC, $499 in Myer for Christmas

Pilcher, Fred Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au
Thu Nov 22 09:52:56 AEDT 2007

Steve wrote: 
> Less exciting at A$500 :-(
> Will this set a new low price-point and force a "Windows divergence"?
> The gPC at Wal-Mart: $200 for Linux, $300 for Vista [with 
> more memory, disk]
> <http://www.itwire.com/content/view/15435/53/>

I've been following this with some interest. Can anyone think of a
reason, besides good old-fashioned price gouging, why a box that's
selling for ~A$230 in the US is selling for A$500 here?

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