Comments by Canonical staff at OSCON lead to the belief that future versions of the popular Ubuntu distribution will include a full Java Enterprise Edition framework out of the box.
We had some time this morning with Asus' new Eee PC 900 that features a bigger screen, bigger SSD drive, more memory and even a Windows XP option. Check inside for unboxing pictures and our first thoughts!
Avian Security published a report last week claiming that solid-state drives were experiencing a 30% return rate, but box builder Dell has called that "wholly inaccurate."
CeBIT 2008: Asus has introduced two new Eee PCs at CeBIT - a 7-inch model with Windows XP and a newer model with a 9-inch screen.
PC maker Elonex has revealed details of its sub-£100 ultraportable Linux notebook, and you might be surprised how much system you get for your money.
Hardware hacker guryhwa has successfully replaced the built-in Celeron 900MHz processor in his Eee PC 701 with a much beefier 1.2GHz Pentium-M unit for a nice speed boost.
The newest alpha build of the next version of the Ubuntu desktop Linux OS - Hardy Heron - has been made available for download, and it's pretty slick despite some major bugs.
Search giant Google has slipped a bundle of used notes to the team behind the Wine package in order to get better support for Adobe Photoshop on Linux.
Engadget claims to have received pictures of Hewlett Packard's new Eee PC killer, the 2133. If the images are real, it's looking mighty fine so far.
Research carried out by RISE Security shows that the popular Eee PC is vulnerable to attack via an outdated copy of the Samba package that is activated by default.
Notebook manufacturers Lenovo and Fujitsu-Siemens are rumoured to be snagging the custom-built Core 2 Duo chip in the Air to build their own ultra-portables.
PC maker Dell has quietly started offering Ubuntu Linux as an option on its high-end XPS M1330 laptop. A sign that the company is taking desktop Linux seriously?
Asus' Eee PC has taken the world by surprise - its combination of form factor, feature set and price point made it one of the hottest products of last year, but it's not without its problems. We take a look at how to improve the Eee PC experience with some simple OS tweaking.
E-Lead Electronics has announced a rival for the Eee PC: the Noahpad. It's small, white, and runs Linux; is it just another clone, or has it got its own merits?
The Asus EeePC is an inexpensive phenomenon - but here at bit-tech we're never happy with just leaving things alone. We increase the capacity of the tiny notebook eight fold to over 32GB, with this elegant and very simple mod anyone can do.
The size of a fingernail and the weight of a paper clip - Intel makes some teeny tiny SSD chips.
It seems everyone can't get enough of Asus' cheap little sub-laptop, and things have just got better as Asus will now honour warranty claims for home upgrades.
After critics damned Asus for not following the GPL agreement with the Eee PC's custom OS, Asus has owned up.
Apparently Asus may have violated the Linux GPL with the immensely popular Eee PC by not releasing part of the source code for one of the kernel modules.
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