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GoblinX Mini – lightweight alternative Linux distro for the Eee PC

Like the Eee PC’s hardware, but wish it had an operating system besides Windows or Xandros Linux? There are dozens of other Linux distributions that run on the Eee PC without complaint, and a handful of distributions that even supports the Eee PC’s hardware all the way down to the Fn key shortcuts right out […]

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Guide to overclocking an Eee PC, or how to shorten your battery life

While Asus advertises the current generation Eee PC as having either a 900MHz or 800MHz Celeron processor, depending on which model you buy, the truth is Asus underclocks these chips to run at 630MHz and 570 MHz respectively. This makes sense given the Eee PC’s mediocre battery life. The faster the processor is running, the […]

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Intel, Asus chiefs predict massive growth in low-cost laptop market

If you think there are a lot of low-cost ultraportable computers hitting the market this year, just wait. Intel officials say the company expects low-cost computer shipments to top 100 million between now and 2011. Meanwhile, Asus president Jerry Shen expects to sell 10 million Eee PCs in 2008 and twice as many next year. […]