Asus Defiantly Cramming Discrete Graphics Hardware into EeePCs

Perfectly content to dance around, blur, move or even erase the line that separates notebooks from netbooks » 10/29/08 7:17am 10/29/08 7:17am, Asus — the company that practically invented the market — is planning on including discrete graphics hardware in some of its EeePC models. Why would you want to make an already-expensive piece of "budget"…

Asus Reeeturns to Its Roots With $300 Eee PC 701SDX

Ten million iterations of the Eee PC later, there are signs Asus might be returning the thoroughly molested brand » 10/15/08 4:30pm 10/15/08 4:30pm its simpler, cheaper notebook roots. EeePCNews.de has shots of what they think is the new $300 Eee PC 701SDX. This seven-inch Eee isn't a whole lot different from past models, it's just got a slightly…

Asus Eee Touchscreen All-in-One Pops Up for Pre-Order, Looks Vaguely…

The many » 10/13/08 8:50am 10/13/08 8:50am, promises that Asus would release by the end of this year have been fulfilled—by pasting an Eee sticker on (). This all-in-one touchscreen Eee, which you can pre-order in the UK for £399.99, is pretty hobbled: 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, 1GB RAM, 160GB hard drive and 15-inch screen running Windows XP. I…

Super Talent Releases Mini PCIe SSDs Specifically For ASUS Eee PCs

Super Talent launched a special series of mini PCIe SSDs » 10/08/08 7:45pm 10/08/08 7:45pm for the in 16, 32 and 64 GB sizes, meant to complement the 20 GB HDD found in some of the higher end models. The drives read at 40 mbps, write at 10 mbps and come in NAND MLC or NAND SLC configurations. The drives are expected to ship in November and will cost…

Asus Eee PC 901 and 1000 Get Super Duper Official

It's hard to believe that Asus's Eee PC 901 and 1000 didn't officially exist until this moment. But now they do! Officially. 'Course, there are few surprises left (except for battery life, they're claiming up to 7.8 hours), which takes the fun out of it: Atom processors, 12 or 20GB (up to 40GB SSD for 1000, or 80GB… » 6/03/08 2:00am 6/03/08 2:00am

Subnotebook vs. UMPC vs. Netbook: WTF Is the Difference?

When Blam broke the news on Dell's mini Inspiron, there was one he was stuck on: How to categorize it. Is it a subnotebook? A UMPC? A netbook? (Knowing the specs might have helped, but probably not much.) Part of the problem is that the category names themselves are very new and pretty vague. Here's a mini-compendium… » 5/30/08 5:00pm 5/30/08 5:00pm

First Shots of Black Eee PC 900 in the Wild

The chowed down fish crowding the shot almost gives a new meaning to "in the wild" pics, but I digress. Until now we've only seen the bigger, badder Eee PC 900 in that single shade of paleness (unlike its little bro), but this shot seems to confirm that a veritable rainbow (or um, a pair) of color options is shortly… » 4/29/08 11:57pm 4/29/08 11:57pm