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Asus Eee PC laptop
Asus Eee PC laptop
$269.99

Targeted at kids and teenagers, this budget-priced 8G flash-memory mini laptop weighs just two pounds and has a seven-inch screen. But it also packs a camera, can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi and comes with Skype and lots of other applications. The lightweight device runs on the Linux operating system and the company sells a slightly more expensive Microsoft Windows version

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Last updated November 24 2008: 7:33 AM ET
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