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magicJack may still be sorting out its own fairly ambitious cellular plans, but it looks like some folks are taking it upon themselves to put the cheap phone call-making device to some exciting new uses -- like this crafty modder who crammed his trusty "MJ" (as those in the know call it) into his E...

September 16th 2009 at 12:59am 0 Comments
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ASUS broke out a stable of Eee PCs here in Germany, and we were on hand to have a look at all of the freshest ones. The pivoting, swiveling T91 (or T91GO, as it were) courted us most heavily, though we will admit, even our pansy man hands felt like they were going to twist the swivel screen right o...

March 3rd 2009 at 3:58am 0 Comments
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ASUS' Eee PC 1000HE, which managed to garner some pretty high praise amongst reviewers, is now shipping out to eager buyers. For those that missed it, this here netbook sports a 1.66GHz Atom N280 and a high-capacity battery that could last up to 9.5 hours under perfectly ideal conditions. And for u...

February 20th 2009 at 5:07am 0 Comments
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Well, kids, it looks like the Asus Eee PC 1000HE has started making the rounds and so far the reviews have been rather favorable. PC Review was so taken by the machine, in fact, that they declared it the "best one yet... dethron[ing] the MSI Wind as the leader of the pack." Their enthusiasm is stok...

February 9th 2009 at 1:53pm 0 Comments
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With ASUS' Eee PC 1000HE up for pre-order, it's clear that netbooks are ready to make the jump from Intel's lowly 1.6GHz Atom N270 to the suped-up 1.66GHz N280. In fact, Intel just confirmed shipments of its new Atom processor to PC makers. Now don't let us hear you bellyaching about that being a m...

February 6th 2009 at 3:57am 0 Comments
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We were pleased to see Asus responding to its critics by unveiling the new 1000HE at CES, offering a far more pleasant keyboard that finally moved the right shift key just a bit to the left. With the new model about to ship, Laptop Magazine has been able to stack one up against an older 1000 model...

February 4th 2009 at 8:49am 0 Comments
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Rather than making the customary press release blast across media outlets, ASUS just loosed its newest Eee PC -- the 1000HE ("E," as in extended) -- into pre-order limbo via its official ASUS Eee PC Facebook group. The latest 10-inch LED backlit Eee PC with new chicklet keyboard ships with 802.11b...

February 2nd 2009 at 8:06am 0 Comments
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Eee's 1000H is generally held to be one of the more complete netbook packages out there, but the placement of the right shift key to the starboard side of the up arrow drives many a touch-typist bonkers. Welcome, then, to the 1000HE, or "extended." It features a chiclet-style keyboard that slightly...

January 12th 2009 at 12:02pm 0 Comments