Though bearing some of the hallmarks of a Netbook, the Asus Eee PC X101 will be offered as an alternative to that category of small laptops, according to an Asus blog post.
Asus spelled out today that the X101 is a departure from the Netbook as we know it. First of all, it's even thinner and lighter than a traditional Netbook (which is already pretty light and thin to begin with) at 0.69-inches and two pounds, respectively.
Second, it runs MeeGo Linux, not Windows--the latter has been the predominant operating system for Netbooks over the last few years. … Read more