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ASUS Eee Keyboard video touchscreen demo

ASUS Eee Keyboard video touchscreen demo

ASUS' Eee Keyboard remains one of the more interesting diversions in the Eee PC line-up, and in advance of the all-in-one media PC's June launch we're scouting out all the video of it we can.  UMPC Portal caught up with the Eee Keyboard back at CeBIT and gave us a good all-round video overview.

Video hands-on after the cut

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA “Shell” pricing announced

UK pricing for the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA has been announced, with the ultracompact netbook believed to come in at £359.  The netbook – which measures one-inch thick and uses Intel’s Atom N280 processor, together with a 10-inch LED backlit display – is expected to arrive in the UK sometime during April.

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ASUS Eee PC 1000HE Touchscreen video tutorial

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE Touchscreen video tutorial

Still no sign of the new color options for the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE that were leaked late last month, but if you want a somewhat more usable upgrade option for your netbook then how about a touchscreen?  ASUS are yet to launch their T91 touchscreen convertible netbook, so until then dust off your screwdrivers, thoroughly ground yourself and check out this three-part video tutorial to fitting a touch-panel to the 1000HE.

Tutorial videos after the cut

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ASUS Eee PC 701 gets Multitouch Windows 7 mod

ASUS Eee PC 701 gets Multitouch Windows 7 mod

Lurking in a corner of CeBIT was this modified ASUS Eee PC 701, which had been given the multitouch touchscreen treatment.  Now we've seen touchscreen hacks for ASUS' smallest Eee PC before, but this is the first time its responded to more than one finger at a time.

Video demo after the cut

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ASUS planning Eee PC & notebook team merger?

ASUS planning Eee PC & notebook team merger?

ASUS is reportedly considering merging its mainstream notebook and Eee PC netbook departments, in an attempt to save costs.  The two teams, which up until now have been kept discrete, have already been informed of the consolidation, according to market sources.

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RoBe:Do netbook-powered autonomous robots

RoBe:Do netbook-powered autonomous robots

A netbook might not be much cop for video editing, but it's certainly clever enough to act as the brain of a robot.  That's the attitude robo-makers RoBe:Do have taken, with their first two software-ready autonomous robots, each delivered full-assembled and just waiting for your Eee PC (or similar) to drop in and control things.

Video demo after the cut

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 10 2009

As busy weeks go, this one has certainly been something to write home about (or at least a Week in Review about), with CeBIT, PMA and an Apple mega-announcement all taking place. ASUS arguably stole the former show in Germany, with the Eee PC 1008HA “Shell” once again proving that netbooks needn’t be the ugly cousins to expensive ultraportable notebooks. For our full CeBIT 2009 coverage, hit the tag.

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ASUS EeeNAS D200 video & GUI gallery

ASUS EeeNAS D200 video & GUI gallery

ASUS' Eee PC Station NAS, aka the ASUS EeeNAS D200, has taken something of a backseat at CeBIT what with all the attention the Eee PC 1008HA Shell gathered, but we're still interested in what the touchscreen device has to offer. 

Video demo of the EeeNAS after the cut

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA hands-on & Eee Docking bar

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA hands-on & Eee Docking bar

We can't quite get enough of the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell here at CeBIT 2009; the super-skinny 1-inch netbook keeps us coming back for more.  Today we stopped by to check out not only its textured chassis but the new ASUS Eee Docking bar, which promises one-click access to the growing list of ASUS Eee-family services.

Eee PC Docking Bar screenshot after the cut

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ASUS considering Qualcomm for future Eee PCs

ASUS are currently considering using Qualcomm’s platform for future Eee PC models, according to general Eee PC manager Samson Hu.  That could mean a low-cost netbook based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, including integrated 3G connectivity, GPS and HD video playback.

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA stars in demo video

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA stars in demo video

Somehow no matter how many cores other laptops may have, the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA stands out as perhaps the central star of CeBIT 2009.  The ultraskinny laptop, like the S101 before it, almost defies inclusion in ASUS' "budget" netbook range.  After the cut, full specifications of the 1008HA and a live demo video.

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell poses for press shots

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell poses for press shots

We're still waiting to get some hands-on shots with the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell at CeBIT, but until then the official press shots of this super-slinky netbook will keep us ticking over.  ASUS are making it very clear that this isn't the launch of the 1008HA, only its first unveil, but that's certainly enough to make us want one.

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