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Bamboo-bodied Asus notebooks available for preorder

By Matthew
Jul 7, 2010
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  1. If you have a thing for wood-garnished electronics, you'll be pleased to know that Asus finally plans to open shipments on its long-anticipated bamboo-encased notebooks. Two of the company's bamboo notebooks – the U43F and U43JC – are now readily available for preorder via Best Buy, with an ETA of late July, early August. The first is priced at $950, while the second is $1,000.

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  2. Is it me, or do all these "new" laptops fail to have usb3?

    Burty117
     
  3. Why does this remind me of the horrible fake wood paneling on station wagons from 1970's?
     
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,924   +373

    i. want. NOOUGH!!!!
     
  5. Jibberish18

    Jibberish18 TS Maniac Posts: 431   +8

    I'd like one please.
     
  6. im pretty sure that the usb3 standard will have to wait for the laptop release
    intel rulz here
     
  7. jgvmx

    jgvmx TS Rookie Posts: 46

    It actually looks very good and elegant. Reminded me of the Atari VCS days.
     
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