It clearly mentions that there is not a single screw that provides access to the innards of the laptop. Nothing can be upgraded or replaced.
This is a deal breaker for me.
I was wondering the same thing about the Lenovo u310 for $498 at Fry's; alas, I'll stick with my ol' trusty Asus UL30VT. I paid a whopping $250 for it and it serves my needs just fine.
Yes, that is most definitely a deal breaker for me too; I can't stand these proprietary computers that are increasingly being manufactured for planned obsolescence and vendor lock-in!
Now with Microsoft's newly adopted "jail made cool" philosophy to jump on the Apple bandwagon and lock down the Windows 8 bootloader (secure boot) it looks like proprietary hardware; not just proprietary software, will be the new norm in mainstream computing... Yay for mammon worship!
Let's just say that I'll be jumping ship before the imposition to Windows 8. GNU/Linux in the face of all this digital fascism is becoming more and more appealing; especially considering the future of P2P and open source hardware...
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