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Lilbits: Remembering the Eee PC, meeting the Fitbit Luxe, and saying goodbye to FTP in Firefox

The year was 2007. Asus had already released the first Eee PC mini-laptop with a 7 inch display and a custom Linux distribution in Taiwan, and now it was available for purchase in the United States. Living in New York City at the time, I was able to run down to the (now defunct) J&R […]

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DIY Eee PC BIOS Resurrection

Most of the time when someone says they’re trying to update or downgrade the BIOS on their computer, they simply mean they want to change the software running on the BIOS. But sometimes that’s not so easy to do without physically modifying the BIOS chips — and that’s exactly what Eee User forum member naviathan […]

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Asus Eee PC 1215B reviewed (12.1 inch notebok with AMD Fusion chip)

The Asus Eee PC 1215B is the first 12 inch portable notebook from Asus to ship with an AMD Fusion chip. It’s available with an AMD C-30 single core low power processor or a C-50 or E-350 dual core processor. All three models include integrated AMD Radeon HD graphics which are capable of handling 1080p […]

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Asus unveils Eee PC Sirocco, ie Eee PC 1015PW netbook

A few days ago Asus released a teaser for a new product called the Eee PC Sirocco. At the time, all we knew as that the tag line for the product was “making waves.” Now we know that Asus wasn’t talking about actually making waves in the industry with a new and innovative product. The […]