Touchscreen Eee PC Due Early 2009, Will Run Windows 7 Later Says Asus…

After the DIY » 10/21/08 4:25am 10/21/08 4:25am , and initial , official word is out that there'll be a touchscreen Eee PC next year. And that's from none other than the CEO, Jerry Shen, himself. The guys over at got the low-down from Shen, who confirmed the machine will exist by "early 2009," and will actually be running Windows 7 by mid 2009.…

Microsoft Adding Its Own Instant-On Feature To Windows?

This survey, sent to a random sampling of Windows users, seems to indicated that MS is at least thinking of integrating an instant-on mode to Windows. Existing quick-start features like Splashtop » 10/15/08 9:45am 10/15/08 9:45am, found on the , and a number of other machines, are usually Linux-based systems that stick their finger into the BIOS. A…

Asus Eee Box B202: Our First Look, Plus Official Specs (Only $300)

The other toy Asus brought for us to look at is their upcoming Eee Box, which will launch mid-July in the US. Running on a 1.6GHz Atom processor, it comes in Windows XP and Linux versions, both of which are blissfully cheap: $269 for the base 1GB RAM, 80GB storage Linux model, $299 for XP. Memory and storage are… » 6/02/08 11:17am 6/02/08 11:17am