[LINK] Fwd: Today on Catch - Asus EEE PC 701 Netbook only $259.90

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Jun 4 14:34:11 EST 2009


James Collins wrote:
>>> Personally, I want the one with the built-in HSPA modem...
>> Not built in, but I notice both 3 and Dodo now have prepaid 3g plans
>> with
>> about 12g of data and a year to use it for about $150.
> 
> 3 will have piggy-back on Telstra next year I think, but currently their
> data coverage is only metropolitan. I think?! ... As for Dodo, well quite a
> few "Dodo" users of my system seem to have... issues... So I'm not going
> there!
> 
> I have a 3g Telstra USB, but no drivers for Linux. Sad. Vodafone apparently
> make a USB which works with Linux, but their coverage doesn't suit me. I
> need to be able to stay in touch with my CORE online system at all times, so
> it's either the Palm Treo Pro or Chiropractors bills when it comes to
> that... For the moment !!
> 
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The Virgin deal on the Optus network is pretty competitive.
<http://www.virginbroadband.com.au/>

but for international travel, wifi and ethernet are more useful.
<http://www.ramin.com.au/linux/eeepc-aegean.shtml>

more on the amazing eeePC
<http://www.ramin.com.au/linux/eeepc-video-conference.shtml>

Marghanita
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Phone: (+61)0414 869202



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