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Asus Ebox ready for launch

Wii-alike PC
Sat May 24 2008, 20:10

THE RUMOUR MILL has cranked up to Defcon 1 with the news of the desktop version of Eeeeeeeeee PC being launched at Computex.

It’s now been officially confirmed to us that arriving like a new-born to the ASUSTeK family by courier stork, will be the EBOX on 3rd June.

The only details that have been delivered to use at present are that it contains a 160GB Hard Drive, 2GB ram, will run Linux OS as found on the EeePC.

Although no CPU details were forthcoming, the likely suspect is still the Intel Atom – but who are we to speculate?

Asus EBOX – aka Nintendo Wii looking device

The unit does look rather like a Wii they’ve even got the angle right, unsure if that’s deliberate – but we do expect many parents to come home with the wrong console and emancipation hearings to follow.

Asus EBOX – aka Nintendo Wii looking negative

More details to come as they become officially unveiled to us, or just wait for the full skinny from Taipei. µ


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