Eee PC - the kiss of doom for tech bloat? By Simon Hurst
What would you say to £183 for operating system, office suite and the ultraportable notebook to run them on? Have we reached a vital turning point in the future of technology?
A year that saw the release of a vastly capable and complex operating system and the most feature-rich suite of Office applications has also welcomed a sub-£200 ultra-portable notebook that's making the running for IT product of the year.
Microsoft Vista costs £180 for the most basic version, Microsoft Office 2007 costs from about £300.