[access-uk] Re: Netbook thread revisited

  • From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 10:14:11 -0000

Hi Eleanor

I forgot to add that there is a card reader on it that supports SD and Micro SD 
as well, and that the screen is approximately 10 inches?

Jackie Cairns
 Braille Support Adviser
 Email: Jackie.Cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 Sight and Sound Technology
 Welton House North Wing
 Summerhouse Road
 Moulton Park
 Northampton
 NN3 6WD
 Telephone: 01604 798024
 Fax: 01604 798090   
 Web: www.sightandsound.co.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
Eleanor Burke
Sent: 12 December 2008 09:33
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Netbook thread revisited

Thanks for that Jackie.  Will hope to own one by the end of the weekend,.

Eleanor
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <bcab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2008 9:14 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Netbook thread revisited


> Hi All
>
> Apologies for cross-posting for those subscribed to both lists, but this 
> topic has been covered on Access UK and BCAB recently.
>
> Having been very interested in the thread of Netbooks, I decided to have a 
> wander round while on a couple of days leave last week, and have now 
> purchased the Samsung NC10.  I looked at the Advent and Asuss machines, as 
> well as a similar spec Packard-Bell and the Samsung.  I chose the latter 
> because I just liked the keyboard that little bit better.  For those who 
> use a Pac Mate qwerty, the keys on the Samsung are not unlike it, and I 
> felt comfortable typing on it without feeling too cramped up for space.
>
> I've now installed JAWS, K1000 and Microsoft Office Professional 2003, and 
> find it works a treat with these and other programs I have added and use 
> regularly.  In fact, it's a cracker! I particularly love its portability, 
> and bought a nice little bag that takes its mains charger and has room for 
> other items like an external drive or USB pen.
>
> For those interested in wanting to buy one of these machines, the Samsung 
> NC10 comes with 1GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, WiFi and Bluetooth, Windows XP 
> Home, has three USB ports, ethernet connection, microphone and headphone 
> sockets, and a battery life purported to be around the 2.5 hour mark. 
> They come in I believe blue, white and black, the latter being the choice 
> I went for.  They cost around £300.
>
> All the machines I looked at had very similar specifications, with a 
> slight variation on the estimated battery life.  For me - and this is very 
> personal to the individual - the Samsung had just that bit nicer keyboard.
>
> So far, so brill!!
>
> Jackie Cairns
> Braille Support Adviser
> Email: Jackie.Cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sight and Sound Technology
> Welton House North Wing
> Summerhouse Road
> Moulton Park
> Northampton
> NN3 6WD
> Telephone: 01604 798024
> Fax: 01604 798090
> Web: www.sightandsound.co.uk
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