Gabriel Sean Farrell on 16 May 2008 12:00:38 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] plug Digest, Vol 42, Issue 28

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 03:06:08PM +0100, bridget cady wrote:
> Hi Brian.
> If I get accepted into the Peace Corps I am hoping to get sent to the Pacific region. 
> Unfortunately, Tough Books are a way out of my price range.
> As far as what I'll need - good battery life, as electricity might not be reliable, a web-browser, a multimedia player, and the open office suite should do me just fine. I'm interested in something that doesn't use alot of energy/has no or few moving parts as it is going to be hot, humid and dirty out there. 
> I'm considering the EEE pc, but I'd really love to get the OLPC. Unfortunately it looks like they are no longer offering the give one get one option. Does anyone have any idea how I could get my hands on one (besides ebay)?

It sounds like the Eee PC is what you're after.  I've really been
impressed by the ones I've seen and tried out.
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