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Keep browser bookmarks, passwords synchronized across computers

File this under things I should have done ages ago. Following the advice of jkOnTheRun’s Kevin Tofel, I finally got around to installing Foxmarks on my primary work laptop and on my primary netbook (which, at the moment, happens to be an Asus Eee PC 1000H). Foxmarks lets you keep your bookmarks synchronized across multiple […]

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MSI, Canonical: Linux-based netbooks returned more often

The other day MSI’s Andy Tung told Laptop Magazine that netbooks running Linux were returned 4 times more often than netbooks running Windows. I took that admission with a grain of salt, because MSI is just one of a number of companies pushing Linux-based netbooks. And MSI is loading SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop on its […]

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Microsoft offers cheap software for cheap Portuguese netbooks

As I’ve previously mentioned, Portugal is getting into netbooks big time. The country’s government is subsidizing the cost of about half a million computers based on the Intel Classmate PC design and making them available to students for just about 50 Euros or $70. It costs about 285 Euroes of nearly $400 to pick up […]

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Eee PC software download center goes live (kind of)

Asus appears to have launched its new software download center for Eee PC users. The site has over 3,400 free Liinux applications including games, media players, and office applications. There’s just one problem. There doesn’t appear to be any easy way to install these programs on a current generation Eee PC. Each program has a […]