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Heads up, Chromebook: Here come the sub-$200 Windows 8.1 portables


Implicit assumption

Many commentards here seem to be silently assuming that if one purchases one of these cheap-and-cheerful gadgets, then all one's other gadgets must be turned in. The "It doesn't do EVERYTHING..." and assuming that "One must only choose ONE!" as a quasi-religious idiotic fanboi implementation of purchasing gadgets. Daft.

Such a single-gadget approach makes sense when it comes to smartphones, because few people would want to have two phone bills every month (Yikes!). But for wifi-enabled gadgets with no monthly fee, the best approach is to buy one or several of each.

Personally I despise Windows 8's tiled GUI and all it represents, but if someone is flogging a cheap tablet with Win 8, then I'll be in the market for a good deal when they're on sale.

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