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Old 03-06-2011, 10:16 AM   #1
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Sylvania 7'' Wireless Netbook or cheap Netbook as a "typewriter"??


Hey guys, longtime no see
been busy lately working long hours in a lowly vineyard job..

My writing is getting better and I have been searching for a light, but productive and cheap Netbook that is gonna be no more than a glorified type writer. I simply need a laptop that will function soley as a writing tool.
I saw this setup today for $109 bucks! note the 128mb rm (??)
http://www.kmart.com/shc/s/p_10151_1...1&blockType=G1

cheap but maybe not what I need?
Has anyone used one of these things?
does CE come with any Office apps?

I may go with one of the ultra cheap $240 Asus or whatever laptops but what is best as I will of course be installing Slackware to it?
My needs:

word processor with rtf output
lite browsing for email, etc
long battery life
smallish 7-12 inch screen size

are there any good remanufactured laptop dealers anyone knows of??
Thanks
 
Old 03-06-2011, 10:44 AM   #2
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I set up one of the Sylvania computers for a client. The keyboard is really small. If you want to use it for writing then I would get a computer with a comfortable keyboard.
 
  


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