Asus Eee PC

The following is a more or less random list of resources to the Asus Eee PC, which I compare against other options in my Sub-notebook Scorecard.

References

Date Link Notes
Jul 29 Asus Eee PC 901 with Xandros Linux a longish video showing the “UI” and a few details.
Jun 24 XP Drivers for 901 Yep, this one seems pretty interesting.
Jun 17 Splitting the Atom: Inside the Eee PC 901 Decent gallery, lots of interesting details
Jun 17 Asus Eee PC 901 Linux Edition The Register takes a look at the 901, and likes it.
Jun 14 Asus Eee PC 901 20G Linux Edition A pretty thorough review, wiplenty of detail shots.
Jun 12 ASUS Eee PC 901 (Windows XP) Review Has a detailed gallery with keyboard shots
Jun 7 Eee PC 901 Benchmarks, Grafiktest und 900er Vergleich German comparison (video)
Jun 6 Eee PC 901 Unboxing Shortish piece, some interesting photos
Jun 3 Eee PC 901 internals hint (at) future upgrades and options In which we learn that it can probably take an HSPA module, which would be very nice indeed (photos from this gallery).
Jun 3 Exclusif : des photos du EeePC 1000! So, to get Bluetooth I have to get a much larger machine?
May 16 Asustek to add more features to Atom-based 8.9-inch Eee PC Finally, a version wiBluetooth the Atom CPU. US$650 is a bit steep, though.
May 9 Easy Mode XP 0.5 Final released An “Easy Mode” front-end for Windows that might even be useful for other machines
May 8 Beef Up a Little PC Popular Science strips and upgrades a 701
Apr 25 Asus Eee PC 900 Linux Edition Has a few interesting notes on the touchpad’s actual performance
Apr 18 Asus Eee PC 900 Full Review, Laptop Reviews on CNET.co.uk An overall thumbs-up
Apr 16 Asus Eee PC 900 Pretty much the most detailed model 900 review out there – no mention of Bluetooth, which is a shame
Apr 15 ASUSTeK Press release For the 900.
Apr 15 jkkmobile: Asus Eee PC 900 internals, retail version Shots of the 900 model, where the two separate SSDs for operating system (4GB) and user data (8GB) are clearly visible
Mar 30 Asus Eee PC 4G-X, Windows XP Unboxing Preview A preview of the 7” model wipre-installed Windows XP Home Edition.
Mar 30 Hands-On Withe Asus Eee PC 4G Windows XP Version Includes two videos, one showing boot speed
Mar 26 Eee PC 900 FCC Filing Manuals and specs for the 9” (900) model as tested by the FCC
Mar 4 Asus Eee PC 900 hands-on video Impressive. There’s also a follow-up piece where more details are posted and May-June is mentioned as an availability timeframe.

Gallery

  • Shot of Bluetookey on prototype
  • 3G applet in prototype
  • Size compared to a MacBook
  • Exploded view of 701
  • 900, 3/4 view
  • 900, front view
  • 901, 3/4 view

Here’s a little movie of it:

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…and some hardware notes