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News Asus Eee Keyboard is a sexy bit of kit

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 9 Mar 2009.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. Leitchy

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    Whats the screen/black area on right hand side for, Touchpad?
     
  3. MajorTom

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    So it's a whole PC? Can it be plugged into a desktop and used as a keyboard? Both?
     
  4. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    wow, pc in a keybaord. I wonder what their design team are thinking of next, a pc in a mouse :)
     
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    The Jambo Last on the scene

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    It's a 5 inch touchscreen, resolution of 800x480. Apparently it looks pretty sharp.
     
  6. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    I want to know this.

    If I can use it as a network machine to organise shares/traffic etc,, or even to feed me RSS while I'm playing games, then I WANT ONE.

    If it's only a standalone PC, then I can't be bothered with it.
     
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    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    interesting... it would be more interesting if this could be pluged into a standard computer and be used as a keyboard...
     
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    Erm, that is weird, especially if you can run the thing using only the built in screen. Talk about neck ache! Imagine looking down to the right constantly!
     
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    Apparently will come in two SKUs, one with wireless HDMI and one without... Could be interesting, but I think I'd rather strap a Eeebox to the back of my TV.
     
  10. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    If that's even close to being able to handle BBC iPlayer/4oD or similar, it'll be a smash with people at home. All these folks with spangly new HDTV's would love it tbh. :D
     
  11. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    ooooooooh! :D best Eee PC. period.
     
  12. Cupboard

    Cupboard I'm not a modder.

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    It would be quite cool if you could put a numpad on the touchscreen...
     
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    HDMI (or any other form of TV-out) has been sadly lacking from the EEE-netbooks...maybe they're learnig
     
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    If it could be hooked to my LCD TV it would be nice! internet on the fly!

    But I still would prefer a all glass tablet (sort of iTouch A4 format)
     
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    I second the ITouch in A4 format. It would be the perfect: Netbook, E-reader, media player, TabletPC ect. Of course it would have to be an OLED screen other wise the glare would be horrendous, because of the angle of use.
     
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