Asus Eee PC netbooks with Windows 7 up for pre-order in Italy

Italian retailer fnac has started taking pre-orders for three Asus Eee PC models with Windows 7. The interesting thing is that while some of the models run the stripped-down Windows 7 Starter Edition, all three models get spec bumps. This is likely due to the fact that Microsoft has changed its hardware restrictions for cheap […]

Adding support for 2-finger scrolling to Asus Eee PC 1005HA, 1008HA

The Asus Eee PC 1000/1000H/1000HE all had support for multi-touch trackpad gestures. For instance, while most older touchpad let you scroll through web pages and other documents by moving your finger to the far right side of the pad, on these models you can scroll simply by placing 2 fingers on the touchpad and dragging […]

Report: Some Asus Eee PC 1008HA screens crack, Asus knows, is working on it

The Asus Eee PC 1008HA may have a super thin and light frame, but there’s something else it has too: A screen which may be prone to cracking. DigiTimes reports that the company purchased some display panels from a secondary supplier due to high demand, and that these screens are more likely to crack. The […]