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ASUS Eee PC Keyboard landing June from $400

ASUS Eee PC Keyboard landing June from $400

ASUS are planning two versions of the ASUS Eee PC Keyboard, one using wired HDMI and the other featuring Wireless HDMI, according to company chairman Jonney Shih.  The ASUS Eee PC Keyboard - which builds an Intel-powered nettop into a QWERTY keyboard, along with a 5-inch touchscreen, and is intended for multimedia use - is on target for a Q2 2009 launch, with Shih suggesting June was most likely.

ASUS EeeNAS PC: 2TB server, touchscreen & DVD

ASUS EeeNAS PC: 2TB server, touchscreen & DVD

As well as netbooks, ASUS also brought along an Eee-branded backup device to CeBIT this week.  The EeeNAS PC is billed as a 2TB network-attached storage device mated to a PC, with control via a 3.5-inch touchscreen on the front panel.

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA ‘Shell’ gets official

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA ‘Shell’ gets official

At their CeBIT 2009 press conference this morning, ASUS officially announced the Eee PC 1008HA - the netbook formerly known as the "Shell".  Just 1-inch thick and 1.1kg in weight, the 1008HA will have optional WiMAX and 3.5G WWAN connectivity.

 

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ASUS Eee Keyboard hands-on & specs

ASUS Eee Keyboard hands-on & specs

As expected, ASUS brought along the latest version of their Eee Keyboard to CeBIT, and we had a quick catch-up with the innovative hardware.  Packing a nettop PC inside a QWERTY 'board, together with a 5-inch touchscreen, ASUS also confirmed the Eee Keyboard's current hardware specs.

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ASUS Eee Box 206 with HDMI gets official

ASUS Eee Box 206 with HDMI gets official

ASUS have officially announced the Eee Box 206 nettop, first spotted back in December 2008, which adds a new AMD ATI Radeon HD 3450 GPU and an HDMI port to the original Eee Box design.  The ASUS Eee Box 206 also comes with a remote control and DVI-D output adapter, with the company positioning it as the ideal eco-friendly accompaniment to your HDTV.

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ASUS Eee PC T91GO with integrated UMTS spotted

ASUS Eee PC T91GO with integrated UMTS spotted

A UMTS version of the ASUS convertible touchscreen netbook has been spotted at CeBIT this morning.  The ASUS Eee PC T91GO has the same basic specifications of the original T91, but adds a quadband 3G HSPA modem to the standard WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth.

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ASUS Eee PC 1004DN with DVD burner clears FCC

ASUS Eee PC 1004DN with DVD burner clears FCC

When ASUS brought their Eee PC 1004DN along to CES 2009 back in January, they were careful to point out that the optical drive-toting netbook was only going to launch in Europe and China.  Unfortunately they obviously weren't as clear with their own staff as they were with the press, as the 1004DN has been spotted clearing the FCC.

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell, S121 512GB SSD & Eee Keyboard at CeBIT

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell, S121 512GB SSD & Eee Keyboard at CeBIT

Further details on ASUS' rumored luxury netbook, the Eee PC Shell, have emerged, ahead of a predicted launch at CeBIT.  The netbook will be known as the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell, with the company focusing on giving it longer battery life than the S101 it replaces.  Meanwhile the company is also believed to be bringing the Eee PC S121 to CeBIT, complete with 512GB SSD and 120GB HDD versions.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 9 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 9 2009

After cellphones had their way with the headlines the previous week, the past seven days have been an opportunity for netbooks to race back into the spotlight.  Rumors spread about ASUS' upcoming Eee PC "Shell" luxury follow-up to the S101, while we saw a slimline version of the Acer Aspire One.  If you want a machine in the more immediate future, though, the Samsung NC20 was made official, and Dell finally launched their Inspiron Mini 10.

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE new colors revealed

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE new colors revealed

The ASUS Eee PC 1000HE has shown up in a variety of new colors, including the rather fetching brushed-aluminum finish you see here.  In fact the 10.2-inch netbook will apparently be offered in six different colors: black, white, brushed-silver, blue, pink and onyx.

Full color range gallery after the cut

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ASUS working on Android Eee PC netbook confirms exec

ASUS working on Android Eee PC netbook confirms exec

ASUS currently has a team of engineers working on Android-based netbooks, according to Eee PC team leader Samson Hu.  However, despite the investment in development, the decision to release an Eee PC running the Google open-source OS has not been made.

ASUS Eee PC T91 gets pre-production hands-on

ASUS Eee PC T91 gets pre-production hands-on

There's a lot of people eagerly anticipating the ASUS Eee PC T91 convertible netbook-tablet, and bit-tech's early hands-on with a pre-production prototype certainly won't do anything to staunch that interest.  The 8.9-inch touchscreen netbook will get a new, chiclet keyboard like the Eee PC 1000HE before it ships, and unfortunately has a non-removable battery, but there's still plenty of good news to tide us over.

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