Adding a pink finish to a product is one of the least imaginative – and patronising – ways tech makers try to appeal to women. A case of “Don’t bother your pretty head with the technical details darling, it will match your shoes perfectly”. We’ll forgive ASUS this approach with its Pink Edition S101H netbook, though, because it’s donating $5 from each sale to breast cancer research and because it’s such a neat little computer.

For $1,099 you get a 10 inch screen, a 160GB hard drive, Intel’s N270 Atom processor for better mobile performance and Windows XP Home. Oh, and if mum prefers, she can have it in a champagne finish with Swarovski crystals embedded in the side of the hinges.

Win a ASUS S101H netbook

GadgetGuy is also running a competition in which you can win a Pink Edition S101H – click here to enter (closes June 30, 2009).

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