We recently got a chance to test and review a novel take on the Netbook category, with the Asus Eee PC S101. We're used to Netbooks being made of plastic and filled with low-end parts, but that's just part of their sub-$500 charm. But the Eee PC S101 replaces the chunky plastic body with a thin metallic one, while keeping the same basic Intel-Atom-based components.
Our takeaway was that this was a very nice reworking of the Netbook concept, and at $699, it wasn't even radically more expensive than a comparable plastic version. However, one thing drove us crazy--a misplaced right Shift key made typing a pain, as we were always hitting the up-arrow key instead.
Read the full review of the Asus Eee PC S101.