[LINK] Cost shock puts school PCs at risk - was Computers for schools more than hardware [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Pilcher, Fred Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au
Thu Jun 26 16:40:59 AEST 2008

Marghanita wrote: 
> Having just returned from my Aegean Odyssey with a $500 EeePC 
> (complete with Xandros distribution of Linux, Skype, Firefox, 
> Thunderbird, Open Office, built in WiFi, Ethernet, Camera and 
> Microphone), $1000/computer seems generous.  What is 
> particularly attractive is the size and weight.

Because it doesn't have a hard drive, it's extremely rugged. I dropped
mine from benchtop height onto a tiled floor and it didn't miss a beat.

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