The Asus X83VM-X1 is a well-rounded 14-inch mainstream laptop. It boasts a pleasing design (aside from the stiff, loud mouse buttons), and excellent application performance and 3D graphics performance for the money.
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Office Depot stores will start selling OmniSky's wireless e-mail and Internet service for handheld devices, the companies said Tuesday. The deal with 500 Office Depot stores will boost to nearly 2,000 the number of online and offline locations to buy the service. Palo Alto, Calif.-based OmniSky's service can be used with certain models of Palm, Handspring and Hewlett-Packard handhelds. Meanwhile, to reflect the recently announced combination of OmniSky International with OmniSky, the company has revised its second-quarter and full-year guidance. San Francisco-based OmniSky had previously expected to lose $32 million to $34 million--or 50 cents to 53 cents per share--for the quarter and $125 million to $130 million--or $1.97 and $2.04 per share--for the year. The company now expects to lose $41 million to $43 million--or 62 cents to 65 cents per share--for the quarter and $146 million to $151 million--or $2.18 to $2.26 per share--for the year.
E*TRADE Group reported revenues of $25 million for the first quarter which ended December 31, 1996, compared with $8.4 million for the same period last year. Net income for the first quarter was $2.26 million or 7 cents per share, compared with $878,000, or 3 cents per share for the same quarter last year.