Category Archives: Netbook

Switching back to the dark side

After a couple of frustrating years with a mostly-beloved  Asus Eee PC900 netbook, I’ve tossed it aside for one of the new Asus Eee PC 1005PR netbooks. Even with its relatively hobbled Windows 7 Starter operating system, the 1005PR is … Continue reading

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Seoul’s enormous Yonsan electronics market

Every gadget freak and computer buff”s Shangrila: Seoul’s Yongsan electronics market, which claims to be bigger than the Tokyo and Hong Kong markets combined. As well as hundreds of businesses in this centre, the surrounding streets are full of electronics … Continue reading

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Linux now largely useable by the rest of us

Nine months ago I decided it was time to check out Linux as a computer operating system. I’d been reading the odd good thing about Linux, including suggestions that it had moved out of geek territory and was ready for … Continue reading

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