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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefty View Post
    after further review, the lack of optical drive is enough to shy me away.
    Yep

    Users will need to buy an external drive weighing just as much as the lappy itself and probably a USB hub. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent View Post
    From a technology standpoint this is pretty baddass, technology has definitely gotten smaller. But by gimping it on several features that are needed on a laptop (no optical drive, no replaceable battery, no ethernet, slow hard drive, only one usb port, no firewire) functionally it is deficient. But really nice try and proof of concept, I hope others figure out how to make laptops thinner but full of features at the same time.
    Exactly my thoughts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent View Post
    From a technology standpoint this is pretty baddass, technology has definitely gotten smaller. But by gimping it on several features that are needed on a laptop (no optical drive, no replaceable battery, no ethernet, slow hard drive, only one usb port, no firewire) functionally it is deficient. But really nice try and proof of concept, I hope others figure out how to make laptops thinner but full of features at the same time.
    Clearly, it is not meant to be a desktop replacement. The absence of ethernet is puzzling being that it is commonplace in hotels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David View Post
    Clearly, it is not meant to be a desktop replacement. The absence of ethernet is puzzling being that it is commonplace in hotels.
    Another accessory to carry, usb ethernet adapter lol

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