“A mere 4 months after the US debut of the first cheap Linux
UMPC, the EeePC 701, we’re about to be swarmed by the second wave
of new contenders vying for your dollars.
“The EeePC 900 was officially announced this Tuesday by ASUS.
This new EeePC model is expected to ship in Q2 and will improve
upon the EeePC’s number one complaint: the 7″ screen. The EeePC 900
will ship with a 8.9″ screen while gaining only a couple of ounces
and tenths of an inch in size. Otherwise many of the EeePC 900’s
specs remain remarkably close to that of the EeePC 701 we all know
and love, but with a higher $599 price tag…”