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RadioShack sells $99 Netbook with 2-year AT&T contract
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RadioShack is selling an Acer Aspire One 3G Netbook for $99, with a two-year AT&T DataConnect contract.

The Acer Aspire One grabbed 38.3 percent of Netbook market share in the third quarter, propelling it past industry pioneer Asus and its Eee PC 4G.
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Whats the catch?
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the AT&T plan
    
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O lol, gotcha
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i cant believe Acer has made it through all of these years!!

I remember playing Tyrian on an Acer in Best Buy back in like 1996
    
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So if the data plan is $50 a month, that's $1200 over the course of 2 years. F that.
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I guess I don't see how that's a catch. How else would you use the 3G capability?
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post #8 of 24
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I guess I don't see how that's a catch. How else would you use the 3G capability?
Its a catch to those that don't want to use the 3G capability....which is a useless feature for 99% of people.
    
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post #9 of 24
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Whats the catch?
Trout, Mackerel or Salmon, your choice.

Cheap though.
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post #10 of 24
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Originally Posted by grip_racer View Post
i cant believe Acer has made it through all of these years!!

I remember playing Tyrian on an Acer in Best Buy back in like 1996
its not the quality that mattes to longetivity, its the price and quantity...
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