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  • More and more tiny notebooks coming this year

    This is going to be an interesting year. A year when a whole bunch of Asus Eee-like 7- to 9-inch notebooks are going to start coming out of the woodwork. An Everex version is coming out in less than a week at Walmart stores and, of course, there’s the actual Eee itself that’s available now. But throughout the year, we’ll see even more options — some most recently… Read More

  • Everex prepping a 9-inch sub-$500 notebook too

    I caught word from the VIA rep at CES that Everex would be offering a 7-inch Linux-based notebook at Walmart and then Nicholas followed up with the official word. Now we’re hearing that Everex will follow the 7-inch version (shown above) up with a 9-inch version some time in June and will aim to keep it under $500. The 7-inch version will cost $399 so it might be safe to say that the… Read More

  • Asus crams a terabyte into its new laptop


    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Asus is hot. At CES they are set to unveil their latest offering: the world’s first laptop with a terabyte of storage. They’re going to use two of the brand-new Hitachi 500-GB drives to make worrying about space a thing of the past — or at least for those of us without 4,000 gigs of porn like some of my… Read More

  • Asus joining forces with Intel, Sprint to bring WiMax to its Eee PC


    Image via Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia With CES next week, expect this week to be filled with lots of “Item A to debut @ Show, could be bad or good.” The first such rumor I’ve seen is that a revamped Asus Eee PC will be at CES with an 8.9-inch display (the current Eee PC has a 7-inch display). No, that’s not really exciting. But WiMax, that’s a different… Read More

  • Asus Eee PC gets bedazzled


    Not really bedazzled, but I was just listening to Dane Cook and he was talking about his sisters bedazzling his jean jackets when he was a kid. Umm. Ok. Awkward. Asus is looking to cash in on the popularity of the Eee with a handful of accessories for the new year. Whatever shade of vomit you decide on for your Eee, if you don’t have one, can be accompanied by a mouse with the same shade. Read More

  • New Asus Smartphone Impresses

    We love smartphones, and we love Asus, and when we heard Asus was going to start making smartphones, we got silly on ourselves, even if they are Windows Mobile based. But when we caught wind of this pretty hot design that Asus is using for its next phone, and read the decent specs, well, you don’t want to know what happened. It’s utilizing a handy flip-out QWERTY design that… Read More

  • Asus U2 laptop is something like taking a bubble bath

    Looking to "take luxury computing to a whole new level"? I don’t know what that means either. If you’re already into luxury computing but you can’t help but wonder how to take it to the next level, you may very well never be satisfied no matter how many levels there are. Read More

  • Asus Eee Pc gets a touchy-feely makeover

    Apparently adding a touchscreen feature to your Eee is as easy as adding a panel between the screen and housing and then soldering some stuff to some other stuff. You wanna know what I like about this mod? You can’t even tell that it’s there.  Asus Eee Pc with touch screen [jkkmobile] Read More

  • The $299 Asus Eee is available at Newegg.com

      Newegg.com has the 2GB Asus Eee PC available in black, blue, or pink for $299. Three-day shipping is available for around $10. This model is pretty similar to the 4GB version that’s been on the market for a couple months except that it’s got half the storage and no built-in webcam. ASUS Eee PC 2G Surf [Newegg.com] Read More

  • Asus eee running Vista: Because it can

    So you want to run Vista on a machine that runs Firefox just fine on Linux? Strip down Vista to its bare components, stuff on 8GB more memory, and watch as the majesty of Microsoft’s flawed diamond shines too brightly on a sub-notebook. via Giz Read More

  • Asus going green – or beige, whatever color bamboo is

    Asus is, I think, a good company – last week they revealed that they don’t care if you crack open their products, and now they’re revealing a new line of laptops in line with a more eco-friendly philosophy. They’re replacing the bulk of the case with bamboo instead of using PVC or other difficult-to-dispose-of materials. Other companies, like Dell and Apple, have pledged… Read More

  • Asus wants you to break the seal

    It’s good to hear good sense coming from a good company like Asus. Sure, one can argue back and forth whether their motherboards are better or worse than Abit’s, or Gigabyte’s, but here they’ve revealed a position every hardware manufacturer should emulate: ASUS Computer International (“ASUS”) recently received feedback from one of its valued customers… Read More

  • DIY: Upgrade your Eee PC

    If you were lucky enough to grab an Eee PC before they flew off the shelves then you may want to consider slating this DIY project for the weekend. Doesn’t seem too difficult a task and it’s probably worth the effort to have 16GB of storage and Bluetooth. If you’re not that adventurous then consider the Belkin Bluetooth USB dongle, pansy. Read More

  • Rumor: Eee PC to officially support Windows next year, with 3.8 Million unit sales target?

    Asus thinks it’s going to sell 3.8 Million Eee PCs next year. While that’s a grand notion, it might actually have some substance. According to an anonymous leak, Asus is in talks with Microsoft on adding official Windows support to the sub-sub-laptops, and Intel wants in on the action as well. But even with the “help” of Windows, is 3.8 Million a likely number? No. A… Read More

  • ASUS responds to Eee source code violations

    Earlier this week, we told you about some source code that was missing from ASUS’ Eee PC software. DigiTimes relayed a statement from ASUS today in response to the allegations. "Asustek stated that it has always respected the spirit of the GPL and the failure to make the source code available was due to an omission by one of the company’s software technicians. The company… Read More

  • OLPC and Asus Eee battle for ultra mobile supremacy

    LAPTOP has thrown the OLPC and Eee into a battle of wills and found that (sorry to spoil it for you) the Eee is the superior machine for the money. Just barely, though. The OLPC takes the cake for the Design, Connectivity, and Pricing categories while the Eee cleans up in the User Interface, Learning Curve, Applications, and Specs/Performance departments. OLPC XO vs. Asus Eee PC 701 [LAPTOP] Read More

  • Green Eee (4GB) shows up on eBay Germany

    The green Eee wasn’t supposed to be available until early next year and it was supposed to be the 2-gigabyte version. Well there’s apparently a 4-gigabyte version shipping out of Taiwan that’s only being offered by two Taiwanese sellers on eBay’s German site. Weird. Both sellers appear to be established enough (one’s got a 417 rating, the other is 2260) that… Read More

  • Asus Eee PC Linux source code discrepancies

    A coffee-loving technoweenie named Cliff Biffle has unearthed some interesting information while playing around with his new Asus Eee PC. Apparently, there are GPL violations left and right. The GPL, as you’ll recall, is the license under which the Linux kernel is made available and basically says that you’re free to modify Linux provided you make your source code available to… Read More

  • The most wanted laptop in America is…


    My partiality towards Macs may have clouded my judgment in the past, but a laptop that retails for under $400 and is extremely portable is hard to overlook. That’s why the Asus Eee PC is the hottest selling and most desired notebook this holiday season. They’re harder to keep on shelves then the ever popular Nintendo Wii. Over 10,000 Eees have been sold in the last couple weeks… Read More

  • Asus R50A UMPC does GPS, wins CES award

    Is the R50A for you? According to Asus, it’s "the one indispensable gadget for everyone" thanks to its GPS, 3G/3.5G, webcam, and "full notebook functionality" features. It also has a built-in TV tuner. Everyone needs a TV tuner. The R50A scooped up a 2008 International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award in the Computer Hardware category. That’s all… Read More