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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 some differences from the previous ...

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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 first e-book reader to feature ...

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Checking Out the Dual Screen Notebooks from MSI

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We’re still waiting to see what Cupertino is going to do to enter this market, but it seems that Taiwan is more than ready to jump into the fray first. Over at CES, MSI had a notebook that featured dual touchscreen displays, ditching the hardware keyboard altogether. In this way, you could say that this is a tablet, an e-book ...

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Asus UL30Jt Notebook with Core i7 and Turbo33 Technology

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This may surprise a few of you, but I’m still using an ancient Dell notebook running on Windows XP as my primary computer. I’m clearly due for an upgrade so that I can finally lay this dinosaur down to rest. And I think I’ve found one of its most suitable replacements. I’d really like to find something with a good ...

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Asus Eee Pad to Enter Tablet PC Market?

So, the current expectation is that the Apple Tablet will be ready for primetime next March or April. It has the potential of really changing the market, much like what the Cupertino crew were able to achieve with the Apple iPhone. Well, it seems that Mac won’t be the only way to go. There are already a handful of UMPCs ...

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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 Trail Atom N450 processor, which ...

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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 soon, we will get bombarded ...

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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 portability, but can you find ...

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Asus EeeBox EB1501 Nettop with Ion Graphics, DVD Slot and 1080p HDMI

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Asus hits us with another, the EeeBox PC Eb1501 lightweight entertainment PC. In fact it's so light that it can balance itself on a single corner.

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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 is finally launching into the ...

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