Summary: I was always intrigued with the netbook, but saw little real value in them. Then I got an Asus Eee 1005 HAB used, with a 250GB HD and 2GB Ram. I was leary because it had UBUNTU as the OS, but it turned out ok. The Pros: fast startup, fast internet hookup, long battery life.
Summary: I have been helping a lady with this unit (xp version) and it has a real wifi problem. After reading the forums, it appears that some of these units have a wife problem such that you can't connect to nearby routers unless you are within 10ft.
If you want Customer Service DO NOT BUY FROM ASUS!
Emmett Joseph Whalen, Amazon
10 November 2009
Summary: Bought one of these from Best Buy September 17 and by the power supply starts working intermittently in less than two months. Asus REFUSES to send a new power supply without receiving the bad one back. So I have to have a dead laptop for however long this process will take.
Summary: This computer is great for everything i need to do add music to my ipod surf the web manage my pictures i love it. it is glossy and fingerprints alot. and i love the mouse pad! very easy to use the keyboard is a perfect size and the battery life is perfect last all day and i charge it at night!
Summary: I got this netbook back in july, wanted to give it some time before writing a review on the item. So, here goes... After opening the box and charging the 1005hab for the specified time in the manual,I was finally ready to fire it up.
Excerpt: I purchased my Asus Eee PC to replace an old Dell computer that had a lot of limitations. I did a lot of research on new computers, on the market. I think I visited every store that sold computers, in our area, and searched the internet. …
Excerpt: There was nobody who looked for this computer and not say immediately: “I want one!” — Even before we know if it was a computer or a coffee maker. On the “gadget-must-have” Eee the PC passes with distinction.With 4Gb of flash disk and 512Mb of Ram, this Eee PC …