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Eee PC 900 to be available in the US on May 12th for $549

Asus has finally announced the US release date and pricing for the Eee PC 900. It should be available in the US on May 12th, and the computer will cost $549, which is almost $100 cheaper than the European version, as expected, but a bit more pricier than the version available in Hong Kong. At […]

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LG developing widescreen displays for ultraportables

LG is reportedly working on a new line of widescreen (16:10 and 16:9 aspect ratio) displays for low-cost notebooks like the Eee PC and HP 2133 Mini-Note. DigiTimes reports that the company will start with 8.9 inch 1024 x 600 panels, which happens to be the same resolution supported by the upcoming Eee PC 900, […]

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More MSI Wind details: 80GB hard drive, high res display

MSI has released a few more details about its upcoming Wind laptop, including new information about the hard drive and display resolutions. So here are the details as they currently stand: 8.9 inch or 10 inch displays 1024 x 600 resolution 80GB 2.5 inch hard drive Intel processors with clock speeds between 1GHz and 1.6GHz […]

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BBC gets hands on with the Classmate 2 (VIDEO)

Darren Waters at the BBC is spending the next week tinkering with one of Intel’s Classmate 2 laptop computers. In the video above you can see he’s also spent some time with the OLPC XO Laptop, and he clearly highlights some of the differences between the devices. While both are aimed at developing nations, the […]

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Eee PC 900 to hit France on May 28th

Contrary to earlier reports, it looks like the French version of the Eee PC will be available on May 28th, not April 17th. Blogeee covered a press conference this morning, and here are the highlights: 399 € price May 28th release date France is also getting the full spectrum of colors for the Eee PC […]

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HP 2133 Mini-Note unboxing photos start to appear

I’m still waiting (im)patiently for my HP 2133 Mini-Note to arrive. But as reported, some folks are already getting theirs from friendly UPS delivery people. Engadget got their hands on what seem to be the first unboxing photos to make the rounds. You can check out a complete gallery over at their site. But ther’s […]