Asus announces Eee Keyboard….

EeePC, Technology
Asus recently announced their new Eee Keyboard. Sounds kinda interesting, the keyboard is packing a 5-inch built-in display, a 1.6 GHz Atom processor, 1 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB SSD drive, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. As far as ports, it's got wireless HDMI, 2 USB 2.0, VGA, HDMI and audio in/out. Yes, there have been keyboard/computer combos before, but what sets the Eee Keyboard apart, I think, is the fact that it supports wireless HDMI....The perfect gift for the coach potato in your life. Kinda reminds me of a Macbook without the display :-).
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Asus EeePC: Installing Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop on a 16 GB SDHC card

EeePC, Ubuntu
I'm not quite done with all the install and optimization steps, but I thought I start this entry so that I won't forget what I've done. There are quite a number of steps involved. I've installed it on a Asus 701 4GB model using a 16 GB class 6 SDHC card. Hopefully this will help others as well. You will need a physical copy of the Ubuntu 8.04 CD, so download it and burn it with your favorite burning software. You will also need a USB DVD/CD reader, I used a old plextor external drive I had lying around. So here we go:Get the USB DVD hooked up to one of the USB ports on the Eee, doesn't matter which.Stick the boot CD in the DVD and turn everything on.Press…
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