[ubuntu-uk] new arm notebooks
jlk at osml.eu
Sat Feb 21 14:32:06 GMT 2009
Liam Proven wrote:
> 2009/2/21 Andrew Oakley <andrew at aoakley.com>:
>> Paul Sutton wrote:
>> Interesting, but the Intel Atom x86-based Asus Eee 901 can already
>> provide 8 hours of battery life. I've got one, and it really does.
> Only with an extended battery, driving up both the price and weight.
> The standard battery in the cheap ones gives about 2-3h, on a par with
> most of the cheap subnotebooks.
The "standard" battery is 5800ma. You CAN get 5-6 hours if the screen
isn't too bright and you don't try to run a HSDPA dongle/Bluetooth/Wifi
>> Whilst I know Canonical are producing an ARM netbook distro of Ubuntu,
>> it'll be interesting to see whether the other things that we
>> all-too-often rely on, such as Adobe Flash, will be compiled for ARM.
>> Trying to sell a netbook to the hip'n'trendy young professional market,
>> that doesn't play Youtube, will be a difficult venture.
> Er, did you RTFA? They make a point of mentioning this in the piece.
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