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Good: small factor
Comment: ebay battery for asus are typically cheap. but... i just have to sit and await this wireless charging technology too..
Good: the size
Bad: the quality of the videos and webcam
Good: Screen color
Bad: slow slow slow slow oh did I say it was slow
Comment: Just bought an EEE PC 900 nothing but garbage can surf the net almost OK
but don't even bother to try to work with Windows... every second window I try to open takes forever or just freezes..... I've used 400mhz cpu computers with 512ram that work better over 5 years ago....
I am not happy with this laptop? Craptop!!!!!!
My old HTC – Touch Phone can out perform this computer...
I think I need to have Asus look at it there must be something wrong it can not be this bad....... ??????????????
Good: Screen and size
Bad: C Drive keep running out of memory making it useless
Comment: This is a nice mchine but it is rendered useless by the prtition for the C Drive being too small to support XP. Min continuously run out of memory evn though the only extra programmes are Norton Basic AV and Money.
Could be my fvourite machine ever if I could sort this out.
Good: Size and more importantly Weight (or lack of!) when travelling over my usual IBM T30!
Bad: Initial battery supplied (but see below).
Comment: 5800 battery obtained under Asus Replacement Scheme is excellent. 3.5 hrs with BBC 24 Hr News running in pop up window, surfing at same time and powering external travel speakers (http://tinyurl.com/5roafp - Excellent match and sound quality for the White 900). Xandros does what I want and is a pleasant change from XP. Overall I just love this machine :)
Good: Superb little notebook
Bad: Dreadful battery life
Comment: The asus eee 900 almost had the lot, then for some unknown reason, certainly its not cheap so that cant be why, asus put a 400mah battery in the package, which is woefully inadiquate, given its a compact notebook, you should expect good battery life, in reality possibly because of the large screen, over the 700 series, and the xp operating system on mine, it struggles past the 45 min mark, so need regular recharges. I asked asus about the battery, there looking into the possibility of a bigger battery but for now i need to get and aftermarket one, at a whopping £45 plus, add this to the cost of the asus 900 and its seriosly ouclassed by a great many machines, whic is sad it was almost there, when plugged in its great, but i got it to run free, thats the point of it, so consider this if you wish to buy one, every thing else is good, as i said an almost great, almost, tho isnt good enough in this marketits very competitive xxxx
Good: Good attack on the status quo
Bad: Saw one at the Ideal Home. Looked more like a big DS than a business tool
Comment: I am VERY keen that Asus succeed with what they have started here. It's not fully cooked enough for me asa business choice vs. my own choice of a full fat PC and a TYTNII mobile.
I think the 900 is a sign that ASUS, coming in from the cheap assistant end is going to hit the bottom edge of the PC market descending in the other direction. (Well I say the bottom edge but ultraportables are actually the most expensive edge).
At some point there is going to be an almightly thud as Sony's mini Vaio's and the eeePC collide in middle ground. This is not quite it yet. But what do you expect? It will take time.
All power to Asus's elbow. I hope people are ready to buy this do and the next makes an appreciable dent in the view that small = expensive. After all ...If I get LESS screen and LESS keyboard shouldn't I be paying ... er LESS?
No business prize yet but in the meantime I suspect this is going to be massive as a school and college PC. It's just bang right. Good enough all round, small and droppable without (too many) tears at the price. As a dad I might well consider one viable, though as Mr. Business bloke I don't yet.
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