Orange to offer Eee 901 with 3G for £25 a month


Cautiously speaking, this looks like a good deal. If you’ve been thinking about getting a netbook then you’re probably familiar with the Eee 901, which is one of the best on the market. Well, Orange are poised to start selling the Eee for £25 a month on a two year contract with a 3GB-a-month data cap.

It’ll only be available in black and pink, but you also get the ability to send 100 texts from the device, too. The only problem? The device will probably be looking very long in the tooth in two year’s time, given that it’s nearly a year old already, and data will be considerably cheaper by then, too. Plus £25 a month over 24 months is £600. That’s a lot of cash for a machine that Asus are phasing out.

Orange (via Electric Pig)

Not long to wait for ASUS' Eee 901 and 1000 sub-notebooks, July 1st apparently


Great news for those who’ve been holding out on buying a sub-notebook until the Eee 901 and 1000 launch – they’ve just been given UK release dates of the 1st of July.

With 8.9-inch and 10-inch screens between them, the main advantage with these two models is that they’re running on 1.6GHz Intel Atom processors, making for a better computing experience. They’ll run quietly, and be more energy-efficient. Better battery life is of course another benefit, particularly…

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…