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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 …
Tony Smith, 3 Sep 2012
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Ferocious Asian mindshare assault preserves Asus

Leading netbook maker Asustek has posted a year-on-year rise in Q2 profits of 8 per cent to T$3.595bn ($123.8m). Despite waning consumer appetite for netbooks and a generally bleak outlook in the PC market, Asus expects to ship more of its iconic Eee PCs in the third quarter this year, up to 1.1 million units from a million in …
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
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Asus teases with MacBook Air-esque Eee PC

Asus looks set to take the fight to Apple's 11in MacBook Air with an ultra-skinny Eee PC netbook, due to be announced next week at the Computex show in Taipei. Skinny Eee PC The Asian PC maker's Facebook page teases a slimline Eee - the line's "next evolution", apparently - but Italian-language site Notebook Italia has a …
Tony Smith, 25 May 2011
Asus Eee PC 1015PEM

Asus Eee PC 1015PEM

Review 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 …
Tony Smith, 15 Dec 2010
The Register breaking news

Asus prices up note-taking Eee reader

Asus' monochrome LCD tablet, the Eee Note, went on sale in the firm's native Taiwan today for a rather tasty Sterling equivalent price of £148. OK, so that's based on the current Taiwan New Dollar-Sterling exchange rate - the price is TWD6999 - and comes in minus VAT, which would take the price to £175, give or take. That …
Hard Reg, 29 Nov 2010
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 …
Tony Smith, 20 Oct 2010
Asus Eee PC 1215N

Asus Eee PC 1215N 12in netbook

Review 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, 7 Oct 2010
Asus Eee PC T101MT

Asus Eee PC T101MT

Review 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, 1 Sep 2010

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 - …
Tony Smith, 26 Aug 2010
The Register breaking news

Asus rolls out 'executive' netbooks

Asus has sexed up its Eee PC netbook line, adding USB 3.0, Bluetooth 3.0, a metal-look casing, the latest in Atom chippery, a full version of Windows 7 and even a fingerprint reader. So much for netbooks as small, cheap computers... No wonder Asus' Eee sales may be on the decline... Asus Eee PC 1018P To be fair, there's no …
Tony Smith, 18 Aug 2010
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- …
Tony Smith, 17 Aug 2010
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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, 8 Jul 2010
The Register breaking news

Asus unwraps desktop CPU netbook

Asus, concerned that your average netbook doesn't deliver sufficient processing welly, is preparing a model with a desktop processor. The Eee PC 1215N will contain a dual-core Intel Atom D525, a desktop-centric beast - it draws up to 13W, double what the netbook-oriented N475 does - running at 1.8GHz. Asus Eee PC 1215N Add …
Tony Smith, 30 Jun 2010
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
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Asus Eee Keyboard launched

Asus' Eee Keyboard - a full netbook built into a keyboard chassis - has been demo'd time after time by the manufacturer and now, more than a year after it was first seen, the computer may actually be coming to market. You can see our video of the product here. This weekend, Asus formally announced the machine in its native …
Tony Smith, 4 May 2010
The Register breaking news

Asus goes all out for SuperSpeed USB

Asus is ramping up the number of device it offers with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 on board, announcing that more than 20 gadgets will feature the high-speed bus. The Taiwanese company has already launched a USB 3.0 motherboard, introduced late last year, and is preparing one of its O!Play set-top boxes with a SuperSpeed port. Asus' …
Tony Smith, 26 Mar 2010
Acer Aspire One 532

Acer Aspire One 532

Review If you thought the netbook market was already flooded, Intel’s recently-launched 'Pine Trail' platform means you can expect another new batch to come through. We’ve already seen Asus’ take on Pine Trail with the Eee PC 1005PE - reviewed here. Now we have Acer’s Aspire One 532h. Acer Aspire One 532 Acer's Aspire One 532: ' …
Will Stapley, 22 Mar 2010

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