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Asus offers £10 high-capacity battery upgrade for Eee PC 900

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| Asus has finally decided to throw a bone to Eee PC 900 buyers who are unhappy
| that their laptops came with a smaller battery than expected.
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| [...]
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| Asus has also released a BIOS update that it claims will extend battery life
| by 30 minutes or so. Version 0601 of the BIOS update is available to download
| from the Asus support website.
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http://www.mobilecomputermag.co.uk/2...ee-pc-900.html

Asus laptops get ‘instant-on Linux’

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| The Splashtop OS, which Asus rebrands as Express Gate, consist of a
| proprietary real-time ‘core engine’ called by the notebook’s BIOS, atop which
| sits a highly customised Linux stack
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http://apcmag.com/Content.aspx?id=2318

Asus to launch laptops with Linux Net software

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| Asustek plans to equip its laptop PCs with Linux software that allows fast
| access to the Internet and multimedia files.
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http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.p...115267&rid=-50

Tiny laptops easy to tote around

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| The $550 Eee 900 is made by Asus, a Taiwanese firm that has evolved from
| component-maker to system designer.
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| The Mini-Note 2133 is marketed by Hewlett-Packard of Palo Alto and is priced
| from $499 to $789, depending on configuration.
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http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...BUJ1110N44.DTL


Recent:

Asus to release desktop Eee PC on June 3

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| Earlier this year, riding high on the success of its ultra-portable Eee PC,
| Asus revealed plans to launch a whole family of Eee products including a
| small form-factor desktop machine dubbed the E-DT.
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http://www.techspot.com/news/30191-a...on-june-3.html


Feeling the heat at Microsoft

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| A couple of years ago you reiterated that IBM was Microsoft's biggest
| competitor and you said not just on the business side, but overall. If I ask
| you who is Microsoft's biggest competitor now, who would it be?
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| Ballmer: Open...Linux. I don't want to say open source. Linux, certainly have
| to go with that.
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http://www.news.com/Feeling-the-heat...tag=ne.fd.mnbc
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