GigaOM has posted a great article detailing 10 ways to trick out your netbooks for the best performance possible. I’ve been using most of the tips on Linux and Windows way before this article came out, and any help given to budding Eee enthusiasts would be great.
For those willing to give their aging Eee PC 901s another lease at life, you can upgrade your favorite netbooks with a new SSD. Runcore Pro IV Light mini-SATA SSDs have 16GB, 32GB and 64GB iterations. From EeeUser: Two videos have been uploaded on YouTube by user 1walkgirl showing the Runcore Pro IV Light miniSATA […]
As much as I don’t like to install stuff on the Eee to make sure I don’t use up the already limited memory on it, the limitations with the software bundled with the Eee leave me no choice sometimes. Case in point: SMPlayer, the built in video player on the Eee, after some time, does […]
Recently I complained about the Asus Eee PC choking on 512 MB RAM. So I decided to upgrade. Asus has announced that it will honor warranty of units with broken warranty stickers, but I wasn’t sure if this applied to my territory. Still, I took the risk. But I didn’t want to totally get rid […]
It has been a concern that opening the RAM / mini PCIe slot would void Asus’ limited warranty, because the small yellow sticker that covers one of the screws would inevitably be broken. This meant limited options for upgrades, particularly on the Eee’s memory slot. Asus clears things up with a press release: ASUS Computer […]
Okay, so I’d been annoyed by the fact that the up-arrow key was wedged in between the ? and Shift keys. It got so obtrusive that when I typed, I would often overwrite the lines above when I accidentally hit the UP key. So I decided to try the key remapping hack detailed on Eeeuser.com. […]
One of the things difficult to adjust with on the Asus Eee PC is the location of the right shift key. Sure, the keyboard is small, but pretty soon an Eee user would be able to adjust to the size. But the location of the shift key might prove to be difficult because the up […]