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Hands on with the VIA Openbook – Video

As I mentioned yesterday, Sascha from Eee PC News.de has been spending some quality time with a prototype VIA Openbook. The Openbook is a reference design VIA has published that will let laptop makers create low-cost, ultraportable laptops using VIA processors. Eventually Openbook-based machines will probably use the upcoming VIA Nano CPU, but the prototype […]

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Asus adds handwriting pad to the Eee lineup for some reason

I’m starting to suspect that Asus will never release another new product that doesn’t bear the Eee PC name. Take the company’s new handwriting pad, designed for use with the Eee PC. It looks like the pad is almost the same size as an Eee PC, which sort of defeats the purpose of carrying an […]

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Upgrading the HP Mini-Note’s RAM and hard drive

While the netbook market is about to get a lot more crowded, the HP Mini-Note remains one of the most attractive looking low-cost mini-notebooks. It’s got a slick, professional design that makes the Asus Eee PC look a bit like a kid’s toy. But it also has a sluggish VIA C7-M CPU, compared with the […]