Eee users, a little poll here: who else dropped Firefox after 3.5 turned out to be a bloated monster that crashed on underpowered computers every other minute? Sure, I disabled a lot of addons, but still it crashes like crazy. I’ve been using Chrome as my primary browser for a while now, and it’s been […]
Read this interesting article, and the insights from EeeUser: Asus have released quite a few netbooks in the first half of 2009, between the Seashell series and the touch screen netbooks, Asus have been pretty busy. However, according to some industry sources, that is all we can expect to see from the Asus line for […]
An update for Tiny Core Linux is available for download at the official site. According to Eee User, Tiny Core Linux, the Linux distribution that was almost custom made for the Eee PC, works great on the Asus netbooks, and flies on the Asus Eee PC 701. Tiny Core Linux v2.2 is available for download […]
Confession time folks: I hated Xandros. Well, kind of. Which is why I decided to switch to eeeXubuntu a couple of months after I first got my Eee. Which is why I’m excited to know that Asus may finally let go of its dependence on Xandros, and release a netbook running Moblin Linux soon. We […]
Asus’ first 11.6 inch netbook’s battery life is great, according to a review by Laptop Magazine. Come on, it can run for 8 hours and 44 minutes on a charge with the included 6 cell battery. How cool is that? Well, not really. Because it runs on the 1.33HGz Intel Atom Z520 CPU and Intel […]
If you’re wondering which netbook to buy so you can install Hackintosh on it, this handy chart will give you the pros and cons of each netbook. Also, read Gizmodo’s complete guide.
According to Netbook.de starting Octobre 2009 Asus wil sell netbooks with Moblin 2.0 pre-installed. It is not known if this will include the whole Asus EEE range or only be a secondary option. Asus is also in talks with Google to launch netbooks with Google Chrome OS.
Yugatech has gotten his hands on one of Asus’ external DVD-RWs meant for netbooks, the Asus SDRW-08D1S-U External DVD-RW Drive. In a nutshell, it’s no different from other external DVD-RWs out there. Check out his review.
Okay, in Australia: Eees preinstalled with the much-awaited Windows 7 have been compared against the long-running netbook favorite, Windows XP. And here are the results: The Windows 7 RC had all the usual tests thrown at it, including HD Tune, Geekbench, Cinebench, 3DMark06, wPrime, PCMark05 and Sandra 2009. The results indicate that Windows 7 performed […]
Okay, I’m not much of a fan of touchscreens. I admit, they look really cool, they make you look either like a tool or the most awesome guy when you bring out your touchscreen gizmo at the nearest coffee shop. And I admit, finger gestures are pretty cool. But I’m kind of torn at the […]