SlashGear Week in Review – Week 14 2011

Welcome to another edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! Let's get right into it. Early in the week Amazon rolled out its Appstore test drive feature. The feature allows you to test out some of the apps available on the store on a virtual Android device for 30 minutes. A Montana Radio Shack store is offering a wild deal for people that sign up to have new service installed. The store will give a gift certificate for a 380 handgun or a shotgun to those that purchase service.

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ASUS Eee Note EA800 gets video unboxing; user-guide goes live

ASUS' Eee Note EA800 note-taking tablet is a curious device, opting for monochrome LCD instead of the usual frugal E Ink display, and positioned by the company as a resolutely niche, companion device rather than a converged do-anything slate. NetbookNews have snagged one of the first, managed to get ASUS to re-flash it with English firmware rather than Chinese, and then wasted no time before unboxing and demonstrating it on video.

Video after the cut

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ASUS Eee Note EA800 gets officially detailed

ASUS has spilt the official details of their Eee Note EA800 note-taking ereader. Based around an 8-inch anti-glare 768 x 1024 grayscale display, the Eee Note EA800 supports handwritten notes with a Wacom digital stylus - that snaps into a handy dock on the top edge - with 256 levels of pressure sensitivity. There's also WiFi b/g and a 2-megapixel camera.

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Asus outs Eee 1015PW netbook in girly colors

Guys, it’s never too early to start looking for a Christmas gift for the geeky gal in your life. If she likes to play Farmville as much as my wife does, a nice netbook may be just the ticket to keep yourself out of the holiday doghouse. Asus has unveiled a new Eee netbook called the 1015PW that comes in some strangely named colors that should appeal to ladies wanting style and performance.

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ASUS prices Eee Pad range: $399 Android EP101TC, $1k EP121

ASUS CEO Jerry Shen has confirmed pricing for the company's upcoming tablet range, with their Android-based model slipping in beneath the iPad's base price.  According to PCWorld, the ASUS Eee Pad EP101TC will cost under $399 when it arrives in March 2011, and will be the third in the company's new line-up; first will be the ASUS Eee Pad EP121, announced back at Computex and set to cost around $1,000.

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Asus Eee 1005PE-H is a beefed up 1005PE

Asus has a dizzying array of netbooks in its line and many of the machines are virtually identical. Asus seams dead set on having a netbook to meet each and every need of a user. The company has today unveiled a slightly beefed up version of that 1005PE netbook that we spied back in December called the Eee 1005PE-H.

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