Sascha from Netbooknews recorded a video tour of the ASUS Eee PC 1005HA. The 1005HA in this video is a pre-production model that's loaded with Windows 7. He really likes this netbooks keyboard and exterior design.
It's hard to believe that just over one year ago, netbooks were a brand new class of laptops meant for the developing world. Its creators grossly undermined the public's appetite for cheap and portable computers and one year later, netbooks became the fastest growing segment in the market while every other market suffered painful losses in the brutal economy.
Last month I was lucky enough to take a trip to Italy for a few weeks with my wife. I spent the vast majority of my time unplugged from the Internet, but did keep an eye out for how Italians are using gadgets.
ASUS showed off the Eee PC 901, 1000 and 1000 (H) models today at Computex 2008 in Taipei. The new Eee PCs are more robust and expensive than earlier versions. The low-cost ultraportable market is really heating up and ASUS isn't standing still.