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mega discount on Netbook if you get monthly data plan...

by shawnlin / December 8, 2008 11:46 PM PST
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by ktreb / December 9, 2008 12:28 AM PST

I would rather just pay full price for a netbook. With the money I saved by not locking myself into a 2 year contract, I could get myself the HP Mini 1000 Vivienne Tam edition (Molly, I'm jealous!!!!) PLUS a new purse to put that baby in. And maybe some matching shoes.

Happy Holidays!
Kathy Happy

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by mementh / December 9, 2008 7:39 AM PST
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priorities you know where they are and thats in fashion!!! Happy

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yeah, the 2yr contract is a big obstacle for me...
by shawnlin / December 10, 2008 12:13 AM PST
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maybe if it were 1 year...maybe...

But it makes me think of dropping my Cable TV and broadband internet and just going with this...


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Looked up data plan for AT&T in my area
by ktreb / December 10, 2008 1:42 AM PST

In my area it's $60 for a laptop data plan. Included data 5GB. And that's the only plan available. I don't think I could give up cable and broadband and replace it with this. Well, I actually don't have cable. But I use at least 10GB per week to download audio/video podcasts and stream tv shows/movies on Hulu and the network sites.

Maybe you have a better plan in your area that would lead you to actually consider giving up broadband? I can see giving up cable. What do you need all those channels for, anyway? But broadband?

Collapse - broadband = irraritated Shalin... ;)
by shawnlin / December 10, 2008 3:14 AM PST

However...I'd probably do other things book, watch a movie...normal human stuff Wink

But since the Aspire has Wi-Fi and it's meant to be portable, perhaps the idea is that you'll use it in places where there's free Wi-Fi so you don't use any of a 5GB capped account.

What is the difference in average 3G vs Broadband speed though?...


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Here in Australia...
by Nicholas Buenk / December 10, 2008 11:05 AM PST
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by Nicholas Buenk / December 10, 2008 11:07 AM PST
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$70 AUD = $45 US

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