The Mirus Schoolmate Convertible is a netbook with an 8.9″ LCD screen (1024 X 600 resolution) that can also be used as a tablet. The Schoolmate Convertible has 1 GB of memory, a 60 GB PATA disk, 802.11 b/g/n wireless, an Intel Atom processor, and runs Windows XP. It comes with speakers and built-in microphone and a 1.3 MP web camera. It would be ideal for a student. It comes with Evernote for note taking, MyScript Stylus for handwriting recognition, ArtRage 2 (a painting tool), Foxit Reader for PDFs, and FBReader (an ebook reader that supports ePub, chm, rtf, and html). It’s currently available from Target.com for $479.99.
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