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elonex_onet

Cheap not cheerful

Last year the titchy ASUS Eee PC hit the trad notebook market in the solar plexus when it sold millions. It also gutted the PR flacks. What were they to call this miniature beast - and the several dozen putative me-toos about which their clients were making frantic announcements? Even now, nobody knows: notbook,[sic] laptot [sic], nettop, lillipad,(aaargh) liliputer (Guardian's Jack Schofield), ...

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