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ASUS 11.6-inch Eee PC coming this month

ASUS are planning an 11.6-inch Eee PC netbook which will launch later in May, according to CEO Jerry Shen, presumably to counter Acer's recent larger Aspire One 751.  Specifications of the new netbook are unknown: ASUS could follow in the 751's footsteps and use a Zxx-series Intel Atom, or they could step up to one of the chip maker's CULV processors.

Eee PC Tablet mod: cheap UMPC

Eee PC Tablet mod: cheap UMPC

With the price of original ASUS Eee PC 7xx-series netbooks so low on eBay these days, it seems a great idea to revisit the concept of modding one into a small touchscreen UMPC.  That's just what EeeUser forum member Mark has done, turning his 701 into a handheld with 2GB of RAM and draft-n WiFi.

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA up for UK pre-order

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA up for UK pre-order

ASUS' prince among netbooks, the Eee PC 1008HA "Shell", is beginning to show up for pre-order at various UK retailers.  The rumor had been that the 1-inch thick Atom netbook would land in the UK sometime during April, but right now there doesn't seem to be a consensus among stores: estimates at Amazon are still putting it 1-2 months away, while the BT Shop suggests just 1-2 weeks.

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ASUS Eee PC 1003HAG with NTT DoCoMo 3G

ASUS Eee PC 1003HAG with NTT DoCoMo 3G

ASUS have announced a new Eee PC, specifically for the Japanese market.  The ASUS Eee PC 1003HAG's claim to fame is integrated WWAN that supports NTT DoCoMo's FOMA network, offering up to 7.2Mbps downlink rates.  Otherwise it's pretty much in line with other recent Eee PCs, with Intel's Atom N280 processor and 1GB of RAM.

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ASUS Eee PC 1000H DIY 1000HE chiclet keyboard upgrade

ASUS Eee PC 1000H DIY 1000HE chiclet keyboard upgrade

ASUS have been gradually transitioning to chiclet-style keyboards on their Eee PC netbooks, with the latest model to get the new style being the Eee PC 1000HA.  If you're an existing owner looking longingly at the new layout, meanwhile, and specifically have an ASUS Eee PC 1000H, you can fudge your own update with the keyboard from the Eee PC 1000HE.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2009

It's been a week of mobile device reviews, along with the Bluetooth accessories that go with them, here at SlashGear, with Samsung's Tocco Ultra S8300 and Instinct S30 showing up for playtime.  We also gave our opinion on the big news in Bluetooth headsets, in the shape of the Plantronics Voyager Pro and the Aliph Jawbone PRIME.  Finally, HTC's Touch Diamond2 flaunted itself in a video unboxing, while the Mophie Juice Pack Air for the iPhone 3G got its review.

ASUS Eee PC 1000HA gets new keyboard

ASUS Eee PC 1000HA gets new keyboard

ASUS announced today that they would now be offering their super popular Eee PC 1000HA netbook model with a new addition: a chiclet-style keyboard that's more comfortable and easier to use.

Prior to the update, some of the keys were in non-traditional places, making typing by touch difficult. But that's remedied now, and the 92% keyboard feels comfortable and responds easily and accurately since the keys are separated and blocky.

Battery life has also been increased to 7 hours thanks to energy-saving components like the Intel Atom processor, the LED-backlit display and the Super Hybrid Engine or SHE, which lets you adjust power consumption as you see fit. Other specs include 1GB of RAM, a 10.2-inch screen with a 1,024 x 600 resolution, a 160GB HDD, Wi-Fi B and G and 10GB of online storage. You can get the revised Eee PC 1000HA now for $349.

ASUS Eee PC 1004DN reviewed: GN40 graphics let down by XP

ASUS Eee PC 1004DN reviewed: GN40 graphics let down by XP

ASUS' Eee PC 1004DN is one of the first generally available netbooks to include an integrated optical drive, something which has split opinions among aficionados of the segment.  HKEPC have been playing with the Intel Atom N280/GN40 netbook and, while on paper it's an impressive prospect, the reality is that hardware and software just don't tally up quite yet.

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA “Shell” clears FCC

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA “Shell” clears FCC

The ASUS Eee PC 1008HA "Shell" netbook has passed through the FCC, on the way to what we hope is an imminent release in the US.  Announced at CeBIT back in March, the Eee PC 1008HA is an ultra-thin 25.7mm netbook with an Intel Atom N280 1.66GHz processor, 160GB hard-drive and 1GB of RAM.

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ASUS Eee PC 1004DN with DVD burner gets official

ASUS Eee PC 1004DN with DVD burner gets official

ASUS have officially announced their Eee PC 1004DN, the first model in the company's netbook range to include an integrated optical drive.  As well as an Intel Atom N270 1.66GHz processor, the Intel GN40 graphics chipset and up to 2GB DDR2 RAM, the ASUS Eee PC 1004DN has a Super-Multi DVD burner.

 

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ASUS Eee PC E1004DN with DVD burner landing April?

According to the latest rumors from retailers, the DVD-equipped ASUS Eee PC E1004DN will land in stores come mid-April with a sticker price of NT$18,000 - 20,000 ($531 - 590).  The Eee PC E1004DN - first spotted at CES earlier this year - will have an Intel Atom N280 processor, the HD-capable GN40 graphics chipset and a 120GB hard-drive.  Those same sources have also tipped the launch of the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA.

ASUS Eee PC 1002H: Intel N280, 5hrs battery

ASUS Eee PC 1002H: Intel N280, 5hrs battery

ASUS have listed a new netbook, the ASUS Eee PC 1002H, a 10-inch WSVGA 1024 x 600 model with chiclet-style keys and up to 5hrs runtime from the standard battery.  The Eee PC 1002H has an Intel Atom N280 1.66GHz processor, 1GB of DDR2 memory and a combined 160GB hard-drive and 10GB of online Eee Storage.

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