I like my HP Mini with the solid state drive. It only has about 8 gigs free because XP uses about 8. However, I can put in an SD card for another 8 gigs free or attach an external hard drive. I don't know if SSD was the way to go or not, but I don't need a big hard drive for a mobile machine.
I agree with this but I wanted to be able to travel with it and store video's/pictures until I got home. 8 gigs can be eaten up pretty fast with HD video.
Note that there are very few differences in the netbooks on the inside (same chipset, integrated Intel 950, Atom, etc) and the only real differences come by way of style, extra bulk, keyboard and a couple different screens.
The performance is very limited to most single-thread tasks and unless you are using it only for basic web surfing or word processing, it would be better to get a cheap full-size laptop or a CULV/LV laptop. In Q1 there will be more options with some new CULV and LV processors replacing the current breed and another option from AMD on the Ion2 platform.
They work well for what they're intended but most people get them expecting an ultraportable laptop and that can be a little different than the reality.
A program isn't built on one player and it doesn't succeed because of one player, thus a program won't fail if it doesn't get that one player.
I have an ASUS EeePC 1050, 10.5 hour battery life. 2 GB Ram. 160 GB hard drive.
I use it when I travel. Great for email and surfing. I only utilize internet based apps or apps that I can download from the net. I have not installed MS office, I only use Google Docs. It's limited in what it can do but it's a great computer for it's designed purpose. I'm running XP, hate the OS, wish it was Mac OS X. Oh well...
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