ASUS Eee PC 1005PR netbook gets a Broadcom Crystal HD accelerator

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It’s remarkable to see how far Asus has come in terms of hardware manufacturing. There was a time when Intel would supply its latest processors to larger and better reputed companies such as IBM, all the while Asus played second fiddle to the larger companies, but that was the 90’s. Now in 2010 Asus’s new Eee 1005PR Netbook is truly a winged horse of ancient Greek mythology.

The Asus Eee 1005PR Netbook packs quite a punch with its Broadcom Crystal HD accelerator chip, this means HD playback for video streams is a go. You won’t have to worry about jittering freezing pictures, just a smooth cinematic experience.

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Garmin-Asus reveals two handsets: nuvifone Android A50 and WinMo Nuvifone M10

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It felt like it took forever for us to see the first commercially-available Garmin nuvifone, but that has happened and now it seems that they are ready to keep the series of smartphones going. The newest additions to the collection are the Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 and nuvifone M10. Do they look familiar? There are certainly […]

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Live Look at Asus DR-950 Touchscreen E-Book Reader

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Sure, you could join the fold with an Amazon Kindle. Maybe you want the secondary display of the Barnes & Noble Nook. Or you can take the Taiwanese approach with the newly revealed Asus DR-950 e-book reader. Unlike many other units, this one has a touchscreen! To be fair, the Asus DR-950 is not the […]

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Asus Eee PC 1008P with Pine Trail Atom CPU

As if there weren’t enough variations within the Asus Eee PC line of netbooks already, here’s another one for your buying consideration. If you can get past the loud pink paintjob, you’ll discover that this could be the most powerful Eee PC to date, thanks to the next-generation Pine Trail Intel Atom processor. The Pine […]

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Asus Promises Android-Based Smartbook Soon

Get ready to add another term to your ever-expanding lexicon of mobile devices. We started with cell phones and then we learned about having smartphones to do more. We started with laptops and notebooks, but then we were introduced to the smaller form factor of netbooks. Let’s not forget about UMPCs and MIDs too. And […]

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Asus Wins Battle of Sub-$800 Win7 13-Inch Notebooks

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Yes, I realize that many people would much rather consider the newly upgraded white MacBook or even the 13-inch MacBook Pro at this size, but both of those are priced higher than the four machines battling it out in this Gizmodo-sourced comparison. For me, a 13-inch notebook hits that perfect sweet spot between functionality and […]

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About Time! Garmin-Asus Nuvifone Finally Launches

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When we first heard about the possibility of a smartphone coming from Garmin, we got pretty excited about the GPS navigation possibilities. And then it got delayed. And then Garmin decided that it needed help from Asus with the project. This has been a very long time coming, but at long last, the Garmin-Asus nuvifone […]

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