Asus Reveals Bamboo-Trimmed U6, Ditches All-Bamboo EcoBook Concept

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Asus showed us its newest U6 fashion laptop, trimmed with bamboo to give it an eco-friendly nature vibe. It works—the thing is exceptionally elegant, and you'll pay for that: the thing will ring up at around $2000. But what happened to the all-bamboo Asus EcoBook? Apparently, it's tough to pull off heat management. So way, really? Building laptops entirely out of wood is not a good idea? Whatever, we're actually pretty satisfied with this compromise. Have a look:

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DISCUSSION

imadifferentbird
I'm A Different Bird

@Groggy Banana: See, there's this new thing called "tree farms". You might wish to look into it.

It'd be non-eco-friendly if, say, they were clear-cutting old-growth forests for laptop cases (and fortunately, nobody's doing that), but farming trees for industrial uses actually is helpful.

Remember, wood is a renewable resource, and biodegradable too.