The Asus Eee Box B202 was the first Intel Atom powered nettop from Asus. In fact, it was one of the first nettops on the market, if you consider a nettop to be a low cost small form factor PC with guts that would make a netbook proud (typically an Intel Atom CPU, 1GB of […]
One of the coolest things about the latest versio of Ubuntu is that Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope includes out of the box support for a number of Intel Atom based netbooks. Power management, WiFi, and even some computer hotkey combinations work as soon as you install Jaunty Jackalope on older Asus Eee PC models, […]
Dell has released a BIOS update for Inspiron Mini 9 netbooks. The A04 BIOS version includes a couple of new features and fixes. For instance, the bootup splash screen is now at the proper resolution. And users can now set the low battery alarm to issue a warning when the battery level drops as low […]
MSI has released a BIOS update that addresses a few minor issues including a fix affecting the S4 sleep mode. Members of the MSI Wind forums report upgrading the BIOS to version 1.0A doesn’t seem to cause any problems on systems running Windows XP — or systems running OS X.
The 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU can easily be overclocked and underclocked to run between 800MHz and 1.7GHz or higher. Asus includes a utility with the Eee PC 901, 1000, and other Atom powered netbooks that makes it easy to switch between 1.2GHz, 1.6GHz, and 1.7GHz with the click of a button. And the MSI Wind […]