It looks like tablets and the mini-netbooks that shall-not-be-named might be rolling towards a bit of a price war. After HiVision's $100 tablet was announced, Coby felt secure in bringing up their $85 mini-netbook (Netbooked).
This little budget-gadget has a 624 MHz Marvell processor, 7” display with a 10” bezel, and the Windows CE operating system. If you wiped the OS and re-installed XP or some Linux distro, I'd be willing to bet you could make this little guy non-terrible to use. Sure, it's going to be slow, but you can afford to get one of these for every room in the house.
Imagine buying 5-6 of these and loading Chrome OS onto all of them. Since all of your personal info is stored in the cloud, these would all be functionally the same devices. You could use these as dirt-cheap portable Internet terminals and scatter them about the house. Never again will you be more than 20 seconds away from the Internet.
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Cam Newton Not Distracted by Greg Hardy Case
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton told ESPN on Sept. 18 the ongoing controversy involving teammate and defensive end Greg Hardy -- who is involved in a domestic violence case -- won't serve as a distraction for the upcoming Sept. 21 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.
The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.