EeePC 900 Gets a Touchscreen Mod That's So Good We Want It Standard

If we didn't know that this was done by a user, we'd swear that this touchscreen Eee PC was made by Asus themselves. The video shows a super sensitive and responsive screen, flicking quickly up and down on a web page with either the finger or stylus. On a laptop of 10-inches or smaller—what we like to call… » 7/02/08 3:59pm 7/02/08 3:59pm

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

Asus Gives Reviewers Different Batteries Than Consumers, Considers Free…

According to DigiTimes, recent Hong Kong purchasers of the new Asus Eee PC 900 (it's that Eee with the bigger screen) found that their batteries weren't as nice as those given to reviewers. Speaking from experience, that sort of thing happens all the time. Real world testing is always more rigorous than reviewer… » 4/22/08 9:20am 4/22/08 9:20am

Asus Eee PC 900 Hits U.S. May 12 for $549

We'd heard that Asus's bigger, badder Eee PC would be getting an early launch next month in Asia but it looks like the US won't have to wait very long either. Crave's Asus sources are telling them it'll launch stateside on May 12 for $549. That's definitely a bit more than the long-rumored $500 pricepoint. Is it worth… » 4/19/08 10:00am 4/19/08 10:00am

Asus EEE 900 Gets 20GB Linux version, Some Launch Dates

We'd heard the upcoming EEE PC 900 was going to have 12GB of flash, but Asus has just stumped up some more data. 4GB of that is permanent with the remaining 8GB being slot-loaded. That's for the XP version— the Linux edition will have a whopping 16GB of slot-loaded storage. The diminutive machine will apparently be… » 4/16/08 4:13am 4/16/08 4:13am

Asus Eee PC 900 Lands at the FCC: MacBook Air Style Multi-touch…

Click to viewThe Asus Eee PC 900 is out of the cat's FCC's bag. No WiMax, GPS or touchscreen, and the specs are otherwise what we've heard. But here's the biggie: The manual reveals it's got a MacBook Air/Pro style multi-touch trackpad, with two-finger pinch zooming, and two finger scrolling. Check it out,… » 3/26/08 1:05pm 3/26/08 1:05pm

Video Hands on With the 8.9-inch Asus Eee PC 900


Just days after becoming official, JKK Mobile has unveiled a short video hands on with the Asus Eee PC 900. It is not definitive by any means, although they were generally impressed. Specifically, they were happy with the larger size and increased resolution (1024 x 600) on the 8.9-inch screen. And the 1GB ram, 1.3… » 3/04/08 8:30pm 3/04/08 8:30pm