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Subsidized Netbook available at Radio Shack


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LPH submitted a new blog post:

Subsidized Netbook available at Radio Shack

Radio Shack is offering a subsidized Acer Netbook for $99. Sounds good until you add up the monthly AT&T fees under a 2 year contract. That’s $1,540 in all. Ouch.

Kevin Tofel has it right, but I’ll be more forceful: Don’t go for this unless you’re really, really going to get your money’s worth from the AT&T connectivity. I think most people won’t.

There are other, better ways to acquire a low cost PC and get connected to the...
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