Laptop users in North America are quite lucky. ASUS has confirmed that major retailers across the country are now accepting preorders for its forthcoming second generation ASUS EEE, the PC 900. The product will officially be sold on May 12 and users can have a choice of getting a Linux or Windows XP “variants”. The new price point for these babies are at $549, although those who will get Windows will have to contend with a smaller hard drive because of the higher cost of getting a Windows user license.
For those who haven’t yet read any of the references to the EEE PC 900 in this blog, the new unit will have a largers 8.9 inch screen and 1 gigabyte of memory.