1008ha-tabloAsus is launching a couple of exciting new netbooks this year including the Asus Eee PC 1008HA “Seashell” which is super thin and light, and the Asus Eee PC T91 which features a touchscreen. But what if you want the best of both worlds? The folks at UMPC Fever have posted a video that shows how an Eee PC 1008HA with a touchscreen would work.

No, they didn’t actually take the netbook apart and replace the display with a touchscreen (although I suspect we’ll begin seeing hackers do that soon enough). Instead, they installed a SISO Tablo device which basically creates a virtual touchscreen through a sensor that rests at the top of the display and a special pen that you can use to interact with the screen. It’s not quite as cool as an integrated solution like a real touchscreen. But it gets the job done.

You can check out a video of the SISO Tablo and Eee PC 1008HA after the break.

via Eee PC.de

Support Liliputing

Liliputing's primary sources of revenue are advertising and affiliate links (if you click the "Shop" button at the top of the page and buy something on Amazon, for example, we'll get a small commission).

But there are several ways you can support the site directly even if you're using an ad blocker* and hate online shopping.

Contribute to our Patreon campaign


Contribute via PayPal

* If you are using an ad blocker like uBlock Origin and seeing a pop-up message at the bottom of the screen, we have a guide that may help you disable it.

Subscribe to Liliputing via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,507 other subscribers