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Asus Eee Pad Slider hybrid netbook-tablet

Asus names Eee Slider release date

Asus' Eee PC Slider - described by the company as a tablet, but really a hybrid device - goes on sale in the UK next week. First demo'd way back in March 2011 - we tried it out back then - the Slider is a 10.1in, 1280 x 800 screen on the back of which Asus has built a slide-forward base unit, complete with Qwerty keyboard. Asus …
Tony Smith, 20 Oct 2011
Asus Eee PC X101CH

Asus CEO sounds netbook death knell

Asus CEO Jerry Shen has apparently called time on the company's pioneering Eee PC family of netbooks. Shen has said Asus will make no more of the devices, and when current stocks have shipped that will be that, Digitimes claims. Shen is reported to have blamed the move on falling netbooks sales in emerging markets and upon the …
Tony Smith, 03 Sep 2012
The Register breaking news

iPad hits Asus Eee PC sales

Still not convinced that Apple's iPad is eating into sales of netbooks? Just ask netbook supremo Asus. Last week, it revealed its netbook sales during Q2 were lower than those it recorded in Q1, and that it anticipates Q3 sales - which includes the back-to-school sales period, traditionally a good time for purveyors of low-cost …
Tony Smith, 17 Aug 2010
Asus Eee PC T101MT

Asus Eee PC T101MT

The Eee PC T101MT differs from the majority of netbooks in a number of ways, with the flip-and-twist touchscreen display being the most obvious. Asus Eee PC T101MT The screen is multi-touch - although only recognises two fingers at a time - and also of the resistive variety, so it requires a slightly firmer touch compared to …
Will Stapley, 01 Sep 2010
Asus Eee PC 1025C Atom netbook

Asus updates netbook line with Intel, AMD chippery

CES 2012 Week Asus has formally outed its next netbook release: the Eee PC Flare series. The Flares are a long cry from the clunky, chunky SCCs of yore - even if the spec isn't. Asus Eee PC 1025C Atom netbook Flare: Eee PC 1025C Yes, we're talking 10.1in, 1024 x 600 display, Windows Starter 7, 1GB of memory, 2.4GHz 802.11n …
Tony Smith, 09 Jan 2012
Asus Eee PC 1015PEM

Asus Eee PC 1015PEM

Will someone please do something interesting with the netbook. Even Asus, the company that created this category of computer, doesn't appear to be able to do anything with it, if it's latest Eee PC, the 1015PEM, is anything to go by. Asus Eee PC 1015PEM Asus' Eee PC 1015PEM: latest netbook tech on board That's not to say the …
Tony Smith, 15 Dec 2010
Asus Eee 1008HA

Asus cracks out of its shell with Air-esque Eee PC

Asus stuck with its beside-the-seaside theme this week when it unveiled its latest 10in Eee PC netbook, the 1008HA, at Cebit. Asus Eee 1008HA Asus' Eee 1008HA: inspired by MacBook Air? The 1in-thick device weighs in at 1.1kg and has a 92 per cent scaled keyboad. Asus chairman Jonney Shih said the device took its inspiration …
Joe Fay, 04 Mar 2009
Asus Eee PC X101

Asus $199 MeeGo netbook out next month

Asus announced its MeeGo-based netbook, the 10in Eee PC X101, earlier this month, but said little else about the specs. Now a few tech details have emerged. The X101 - due out next month, apparently - will be based on Intel's Atom N435, the chip giant's new, single-core CPU running at 1.33GHz. Asus Eee PC X101 It'll have an …
Hard Reg, 27 Jun 2011
Asus Eee 1008HA

Asus to launch Air-like Eee PC 'Seashell' next week

Asus has launched its MacBook Air-style Eee PC 1008HA in Taiwan, and will do it all over again over here early next week, Register Hardware has learned. Asus Eee 1008HA Asus' Eee 1008HA: Air inspired? The skinny netbook measures between 18 and 26mm top to bottom, has a footprint of 262 x 178 and weighs 1.1kg - one of the …
Tony Smith, 01 May 2009
Asus Eee PC 1002HAE

Asus updates Eee 1002HA processor

Another day, another new Eee PC. This one, announced today in Japan, is the 1002HAE, is essentially the older 1002HA with the latter's 1.6GHz Atom N270 processor swapped out for a 1.66GHz N280. Asus Eee PC 1002HAE Asus' Eee PC 1002HAE: upgraded CPU Other specs - 1GB of DDR 2 memory, 160GB HDD, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR …
Tony Smith, 07 May 2009

Asus sexes up Eee PC 1000 series

Asus has sexed-up the 10in end of its Eee PC line with a new-look glossy design it hopes will win buyers who might have otherwise opted for rival netbooks. Asus Eee PC 1002HA Asus' Eee PC 1002HA: catching up with rivals' sexy netbooks? So, will you please welcome the 1in-thick Eee PC 1002HA, a 1.2kg machine with a more …
Tony Smith, 15 Dec 2008
Asus Eee PC 1215N

Asus Eee PC 1215N 12in netbook

Asus' Eee PC 1215N is an unusual netbook. It has a 12in, 1366 x 768 screen, not a 10in, 1024 x 600 display. It has an HDMI port. It has a dual-core processor, though one developed for desktops rather than laptops. It has USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0. Asus Eee PC 1215N Asus's Eee PC 1215N: two cores, two GPUs Heck, it doesn't …
Tony Smith, 07 Oct 2010

Unfolding Asus' Eee PC tablet

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Asus France dooms 'flagship' Eee PC

Asus' French operation has confirmed that the Eee PC 1000HE - the company's popular netbook and provider of a nine-hour runtime - is to be phased out after the arrival of a new, yet-to-be announced machine. French-language site Blogeee.net today wrote: "After the announcement [by Register Hardware] a few days ago [of] a …
Tony Smith, 20 May 2009

Asus Eee PC 901 spied on web... in black

We saw leaked piccies of the white Atom-powered Eee PC 901 t'other week, but now it's the turn of the black version to find pictures of itself slip out of Asus and appear on the web. Once again, the shots come from French-language fansite Blogeee.net, which clearly has a mole inside Asus' art department. Here's just a taster of …
Tony Smith, 21 May 2008

Asus' sexed-up Eee PC 1000-series netbook spied on web

Snaps of Asus' upcoming Eee PC 1002HA have popped up online, straight out of the manufacturer's marketing department, to confirm the new model looks exactly like the recently announced Eee PC S101. The S101 marked a stylish departure for the Eee family, and the 1002HA essentially is an S101 with a 160GB hard drive on board …
Tony Smith, 28 Oct 2008

Asus confirms touchscreen Eee in pipeline

Asus will launch an Eee PC netbook with a touchscreen display early next year, a company executive has said. Gigabyte M912 Gigabyte's M912: inspiration for Asus' touchscreen Eee? The introduction looks set to take place at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas early in January 2009, where Asus has already lined up …
Tony Smith, 09 Oct 2008
Asus Eee 1008HA

Skinn-Eee Asus out next week

Asus' MacBook Air-style Eee PC 1008HA - aka Seashell - goes on sale in the UK next week, the company said today. Asus Eee 1008HA Asus' 1008HA: skin-eee This 10in "user-centric blend of timeless design and effortless mobility" - and there were we thinking it was just a netbook - weighs just 1.1kg and is no more than an inch …
Tony Smith, 06 May 2009

Asus to revamp Eee PC 901 with bigger keyboard?

Asus' latest Eee PC, the 901, hasn't even gone on sale in the UK yet - tomorrow, since you ask - but the company is already preparing the machine's successors. Asian reseller moles cited by DigiTimes claim Asus is working on the Eee 904 and 905. Like the 901, both are expected to use Intel's Atom processor and sport an 8.9in …
Tony Smith, 30 Jun 2008

Asus reschedules 8GB Eee PC to Q2, moles claim

Waiting for the 8GB Eee PC? Then you're going to have to wait a little longer - until April at least, it has been alleged, thanks to problems Asus is having getting the machine out of the door. What those problems are, Chinese-language paper Economic Daily News doesn't say, simply stating that the 8GB Eee PC has been delayed to …
Tony Smith, 04 Feb 2008

Asus details 'comfort keyboard' Eee PC 904

Asus UK has formally announced the rumoured Eee PC 904, adding the version that runs Windows XP to its website. The gain: a bigger keyboard. The loss: it doesn't use an Intel Atom processor. As expected, the Small, Cheap Computer - formally, the 904HD XP - is based around the large chassis of the 1000 series but sports the same …
Tony Smith, 07 Jul 2008

Asus throttles back Eee PC WiMax drive

Asus' Atom-based Eee PC 901 will come bundled with Bluetooth in addition to the new case design that emerged last week. But it won't have WiMax as standard. Taiwanese website DigiTimes claimed that moles had told it Asus is aiming the Eee-oriented WiMax module at contract customers - essentially, service providers who will offer …
Tony Smith, 19 May 2008

Asus' Atom-powered Eee PC spied on web

Asus may be promoting the new Eee PC 900 hard, but some potential buyers are waiting for the promised Intel Atom-based version. Well they might: in addition to a snappier CPU, it'll sport a swish new look. So photos published by French-language fansite Blogee.net show. The shots sho a machine dubbed the Eee PC 901, and it's a …
Tony Smith, 15 May 2008

Asus Eee PC 901 to hit Blighty on 1 July

Asus' Atom-powered Eee PC 901 will go on sale across the UK on 1 July for an Eee PC 900-beating £319, Register Hardware has learned. The 900, which went on sale back in April, was priced at £329. The new model not only sports a more advanced processor, but also includes Bluetooth, 802.11n Wi-Fi, a two pick-up microphone array …
Tony Smith, 12 Jun 2008

Asus releases application kit for Eee PC coders

Asus has posted a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the Eee PC, the better to help coders write new programs to run on the elfin laptop's Xandros Linux distribution. The SDK centres on a development environment called Eclipse, and includes TrollTech's Qt for interface design. Asus is also supplying VMWare-compatible code to …
Tony Smith, 28 Mar 2008

Asus to release desktop Eee PC as Ebox

Asus will finally launch the desktop version of its elfin Eee PC early next month. Once dubbed the E-DT, the unit is set to retail as the Ebox, we understand. The rather Wii-style Eee will incorporate a 2GB of memory and a 160GB hard drive, we hear, but for now Asus is keeping the full spec to itself. Asus Ebox Asus' Ebox: Wii- …
Tony Smith, 23 May 2008

Asus offers Brits Eee PC 900 battery swap plan

Asus has bowed to consumer pressure and agreed to swap Eee PC 900 buyers' old, 4400mAh batteries for a new 5800mAh model - and for a payment of £11.75. In a statement issued late last week, Asus said the battery swap programme would commence on 10 June. It also said it had posted a Bios update that would eke out the 900's …
Tony Smith, 02 Jun 2008

Asus sexes up Eee line

Asus has formally launched the svelte Eee PC S101, its attempt to lift the line out of its netbook-for-kids ghetto and parade the Small, Cheap Computer family up Main Street. Linux buffs will be disappointed to learn there's no open source operating system on the SCC, at least not initially. And, design aside, the S101's specs …
Tony Smith, 08 Oct 2008

Asus 8.9in Eee PC surfaces

Asus is showing the 8.9in Eee PC at the CeBIT show this week, but while it hasn't formally announced the sub-notebook's specs yet, Taiwanese moles have quickly rushed in to fill in the blanks. Asus Eee PC 900 Asus' Eee PC 900: like the 4G, but scaled up The laptop is expected to debut as the Eee PC 900. The 8.9in display has …
Tony Smith, 04 Mar 2008
The Register breaking news

Asus dual-core netbooks out this week

Asus will have a pair of netbooks based on Intel's new dual-core Atom chip, the N550, out later this week. Both netbooks - the Eee PC 1015PEM and the 1018P - have 10.1in, 1024 x 600 screens and all the other specs you'd expect from a netbook these days: VGA, Ethernet, 2.4GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi, three USB ports and a memory card slot …
Tony Smith, 20 Oct 2010

Asus Eee PC storms Euro PC maker chart

Asus saw its share of the European PC market more than double in Q2, and it's all thanks to the Eee PC. So show figures from market watcher IDC. In Q2 2007, Asus' share of the PC market was a mere 2.8 per cent. One year on, that figure had risen to six per cent. Its shipments rocketed from 497,000 units to 1.315m. That was …
Tony Smith, 21 Jul 2008

Asus unwraps dual-core Atom netbook

Asus has outed its first netbook based on the just-announced dual-core Atom N550 processor. Step forward, the Eee PC 1015PEM, which combines Asus' curvy seashell design with said 1.5GHz CPU, 1GB of DDR 3, 160-320GB of hard drive storage, 802.11n Wi-Fi and all the usual netbook portage. Asus Eee PC 1015PEM Well, almost - this …
Tony Smith, 26 Aug 2010

Asus: 'no plans' for 10in Eee PC

Asus has claimed it has "no plans at the moment" to produce a version of its Eee PC ultra-small laptop with a 10in display. The upcoming 8GB model will sport the same 7in screen as the currently available 4GB unit, it added. Rumours that the manufacturer has a 10in Eee PC in the works have been doing the rounds since the machine …
Tony Smith, 15 Nov 2007

Dell readies Asus Eee PC, HP Mini-Note rival

An unnamed executive at Taiwanese contract manufacturer Compal has coughed to constructing an Eee PC rival for PC giant Dell. Due to ship in June, the machine full specs are not known. But the stated release timeframe is a clear clue to the sub-notebook's use of Intel's upcoming 'Diamondville' Atom processor. Asus Eee PC 701 …
Tony Smith, 09 Apr 2008
Asus Eee PC 1005PE

Asus Eee PC 1005PE

Intel launched its latest generation of netbook-centric Atom processors right at the end of 2009. While the following weeks saw plenty of announcements heralding new machines based on the chips, those PCs have only now started to arrive on shop shelves. Asus is, of course, the genuine pioneer of the netbook arena, launching the …
Tony Smith, 08 Feb 2010
Eee PC Girl

Asus tackles summer sun with no-gloss netbook screen

Asus has officially taken the lid off its latest Eee PC netbook, the 1005PX. So say our chums over at German website Eee PC News, no doubt after a night sobbing into their Holstens. Bad luck in the match, guys, but you can take heart in the knowledge that your psychic octopus has been vindicated. Here's a picture of the new …
Tony Smith, 08 Jul 2010

Asus denies sub-10in Eee PCs for the chop

Asus UK has said it's not going phase out its 7in and 8.9in Eee PC netbooks next year after all. In fact, these models may be in for a revamp in the near future. Last week, Asus President Jerry Shen indicated that the company's experience of selling Small, Cheap Computers for over a year had shown it that punters prefer 10in …
Tony Smith, 05 Nov 2008

Asus avoids Atom to get next Eee PC out early?

Asus may be working to bring forward the launch of its next Eee PC in a bid to beat rival sub-notebook makers to market, it has been claimed. If so, the Eee PC 900 could appear this month. When the Eee PC 900 was announced in early March, it was said to be scheduled to ship in April. Later, Asus appeared to revise that timetable …
Tony Smith, 08 Apr 2008

Asus adds HDD to Atom-based old-style Eee

Asus' mix'n'match approach to Eee PC specifications and model numbers continues. A version of the Celeron M-based 900 - with an Atom processor and a hard drive - has popped up on Amazon.com. Eee PC 900 Asus' Eee PC 900HA: now with Atom... now with an HDD Yes, it's the 900HA - Ha! - a 160GB HDD-equipped alternative to the SSD- …
Tony Smith, 02 Oct 2008

Asus unwraps 10in Eee with 9.5-hour battery life

Asus has introduced its latest Eee PC, a 10in model that will incorporate the latest Atom CPU - the N280 - and a nine-and-a-half hour runtime. Asus Eee PC 1000HE Asus' Eee PC 1000HE: shades of Aspire One? The battery life is Asus' claim, of course, and numbers quoted by vendors are rarely achieved in real-world usage. Asus …
Tony Smith, 03 Feb 2009

Asus Eee PC 901 to gain HSUPA, HSDPA next month

Asus is to integrated HSUPA 3G as well as HSDPA into its Eee PC 901 next month, but it's not clear whether the mobile broadband technology will be available beyond the network operators, or with Linux. Certainly, Asus' listed specification for the 2Mb/s HSUPA and 7.2Mb/s HSDPA enabled 901 only lists Windows XP. Other specs …
Tony Smith, 29 Sep 2008

Asus CEO: Eee PC to get HDD options, Intel Atom CPU

Asus boss Jerry Shen has revealed that the upcoming 8.9in Eee PC 900 will use Intel's Atom processor and may eventually come with a hard drive. Asus Eee PC 900 Asus' 8.9in Eee PC 900: coming April/May In an interview with US title Laptop Magazine, Shen confirmed that the decision to offer an Eee 900 with Windows XP will not …
Tony Smith, 10 Mar 2008

Asus to launch desktop Eee PC next year

Asustek is developing a desktop version of its ultra-compact Linux-based laptop, the Eee PC, the company's marketing chief has said. It wants to get the mini machine into shops sometime next year. Jonathan Tseng, Asus' President of Marketing, told Taiwanese site Digitimes that the desktop will not incorporate a display. So …
Tony Smith, 09 Nov 2007

Asus gets new girl as Eee lass makes Mac move

Asus' famous Eee PC beach babe has met her match: a new lass snapped with the Small, Cheap Computer maker's N10 notebook-not-netbook. Perhaps in a fit of pique, the original Eee girl - who has already seen off several pretenders to her position as the world's best-known portable PC user - has been spotted enjoying the pleasures …

Asus dropped hard disk from Eee PC at eleventh hour

Did Asus originally plan to release its elfin Eee PC mini laptop with a magnetic hard disk drive? A snippet from the computer's manual suggests that the company did. "To prepare the Eee PC for transport, you should turn it off... The solid-state disk's head retracts when the power is turned off to prevent scratching of the solid …
Tony Smith, 04 Dec 2007

Asus to spin off Eee product line?

Asus is said to be pondering a new lease of life for its Eee PC and other Eee-brand hardware: as a subsidiary company. It's also preparing an 11in laptop too, other moles claim. News of the notion is vague, but the motivation, attributed to unnamed industry sources by DigiTimes, is to take the brand "out of the low-cost market …
Tony Smith, 28 Apr 2008

Newegg serves up Asus Eee PC to US buyers

US online retailer Newegg has begun offering the 4G version Asus' tiny Eee PC, offering the unit for $400. Asus formally launched the Eee PC earlier this month. Then, it announced four models, including an 8GB version that's proving tricky to track down. In the UK, we're likely to get only the 4G model, though the 2G version …
Tony Smith, 31 Oct 2007

Asus to show second-gen Eee PC next week

Asus is due to show off what it calls the "next generation" of its elfin Eee PC Linux-based sub-laptop at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. The unit is almost certainly going to come with WiMax wireless broadband connectivity. It may come with an 8.9in screen - larger than the current model's 7in display - …
Tony Smith, 02 Jan 2008
No 9in Eee

Asus exec re-iterates plan to poleaxe 8.9in Eee PCs

So farewell, then, Asus' 8.9in Eee PCs. Another company executive has reportedly admitted they're for the chop. Benson Lin, President of Asus' Asia-Pacific operation, is indirectly quoted by DigiTimes as saying the 8.9in Eees will the completely phased out during 2009. No 9in Eee Asus' Eee PC 901: for the chop Lin's comment, …
Tony Smith, 19 Feb 2009
Asus Eee PC R101

Asus R101 netbook quietly flies in

Asus is gearing up to release its latest Eee PC netbook, and we hope it fares rather better than its namesake. Details posted online by a German retailer reveal that the Eee PC R101 is based on Intel's 1.66GHz N450 Atom processor, comes with 1GB of 800MHz DDR 2 memory and a 250GB hard drive, and has the customary 10in, 1024 x …
Tony Smith, 11 May 2010