I’ve been playing with the Zonbu review unit on and off for two months now and I’ve certainly been impressed with its ease of use and clean feel. But I’m a Geek and Geeks tend to be able to set up and play with such toys easily while the average consumer sometimes has trouble. The ultimate ease-of-use test would be to hand a Zonbu to someone who’s not a techie and see how easily they could get it up and running. That’s exactly what my son-in-law did: he opened the box and handed it to his seven-year-old son, Blaise.

Within five minutes, Blaise was playing games. The only thing he needed help with was logging on.

Now that’s what I call easy.

The Geek

Have a question? It can be about anything from cooking to science, whatever you’re interested in: Click here to Ask the Geek! Kenny “The Geek” Harthun has been playing with geeky stuff since 1965. He’s a former research scientist and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer at Connective Computing, Inc. and loves to learn about anything and everything.

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