The new iPad is an incredibly slick, intuitive device. The Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet deliver amazing functionality for a sub $200 price tag.
But don’t look for ever evolving tablets to completely usurp netbooks quite yet.
For productivity, you can’t beat a netbook. The physical keyboard makes writing emails and drafting documents a snap. The diminutive devices offer “instant on” and up to 10 hours of battery life.
ASUS arguably kick started the netbook movement in the US, and for now the company appears to not have any plans to abandoned it.
This month ASUS made the Eee PC 1025C Flare Series available for the North American market. The Eee PC 1025C features ASUS’ Instant On technology, which enables 2-second* resumption from sleep mode and up to two weeks* of standby time. It has 1080p video playback via built-in HDMI output and enhanced connectivity with Wi-Fi Direct.
The Eee PC 1025 Flare Series comes in several different colors, including Paris Pink, Silky White, and Matte Black. The design features flare-inspired metallic side panels along with anti-fingerprint matte finish that is fingerprint resistant The Eee PC 1025C Flare Series comes equipped with the latest Intel® Atom™ Cedar Trail dual-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz, supports up to 2GB of DDR3 memory and 320GB of hard drive space.
Users will also receive 3GB of cloud storage space on ASUS WebStorage that allows you to easily share your files with others by dragging and dropping files in an intuitive interface. Super Hybrid Engine II technology automatically manages the battery life to give users up to 10.5 hours* of on the go use with one charge.
Enjoy multimedia performance on the Eee PC 1025C with its HD capability. Simply connect to an HDTV via the built-in HDMI output and transform the Eee PC into your own portable HD theater. With built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi capabilities and DLNA support, users can stream music, photos, and videos to any DLNA-compatible devices in the home. Wi-Fi Direct enables users to transfer files wirelessly between the Eee PC 1025C and other devices directly without having to go through a network making it very convenient for file sharing on-the-go.