[ubuntu-za] netbook

Tim Johnson tim at pteq.net
Tue Sep 21 10:56:39 BST 2010


On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:27:19 +0200, Marco Gallotta <marco at gallotta.co.za>  
wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Dave Lizamore <dave.lizamore at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> My laptop was stolen recently and I am considering replacing it with a
>> netbook. I am looking at the entry level MSI or Gigabyte machines
>
> I did a similar thing, except I took the opportunity to also buy a
> desktop for home use. Now I've been abroad for 3 months with only my
> netbook at home.
>
> From my experience, a netbook is great for mobility when you have a
> desktop at home+work. Much better than desktop at work and laptop for
> home+mobility, IMHO. However, not having a desktop at home makes the
> netbook painful as I tend to use it for longer periods and then it's
> size (especially keyboard) gets annoying.
>
> Just my 2c -- for all I know you could already have a desktop at home. :)
>
> Marco
>
And that's what makes the Gigabyte so great!  The Docking Station  
(included with the M1022X) has LAN, USB, Keyboard & monitor ports so you  
just slot your netbook into it and use desktop keyboard & monitor  
seamlessly!

Tim


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