Eee 900 battery issue not as bad as first thought, only five people complained to ASUS apparently
In his video review of the Eee 900, Dan noted that he was slightly disappointed with the battery life. Several other people have also commented on this downfall in the otherwise-amazing sub-notebook, causing ASUS to generously offer a brand new, better battery, for just £10.
However, when I spoke to an anonymous source at ASUS this morning, I was told that only five people had complained to the company about the battery life, so either everyone has very low expectations on a laptop’s battery life (I know I have, after many bad experiences with machines); only five people own an Eee 900; or everyone is using the little fella connected to a power source…
ASUS updates Eee 900 with new motherboard, dubs thee Eee 901
The Eee 900 has been out for just a week, however ASUS has declared it’s time for an update. Meet the 901, which has slight changes to its exterior, and a new Intel Atom chip buried within the 8.9″ sub-notebook.
Other changes include several metal finishings to the casing, including on the screen hinge (which is also lacking the power button now), on the keyboard, and trackpad, plus two microphones. One other thing worth noting…
First look at the Eee PC 900 running Windows XP
The first hands-on video review has been uploaded to YouTube, with the Hong Kong based PC Market gang showing off just what the Eee PC 900 offers.
They put the Eee onto the catwalk and boy, can it strut. It plays various movie files with ease, browsing the net seems to be uncomplicated, and as for hardware…