After a successful launch in Japan, the Windows-XP powered Eee PC laptop was formally launched over the CeBIT 2008. According to ASUS, the name Eee actually derived from the three Eâ€™s, an abbreviation which stands for â€œEasy to learn, Easy to play, Easy to workâ€.
Since it has been preloaded with Windows XP operating system, most experts have said that it will additionally heighten its consumer mass appeal as it would definitely attract those who are non-tech savvy customers. Before, most consumers would have been reluctant in buying this item because of its previous operating system.
How Windows XP improved mass acceptance
With the Windows XP installed as its operating system, it has become more user-friendly. We all know that a large percentage of computer users have installed any of the Windows line as the operating system. Because of this, consumers can do several applications such word processing, database management, spreadsheet, address books and a lot more applications which the Windows XP provides.
Eee PC laptop users can connect to Microsoftâ€™s Windows Live services
This is indeed a great feature made offered by the Microsoft for users who will be using this item. If a user can access to the Windows Live services, he/she can avail lots of services such as:
- Â Live Messenger
- Windows Live Mail
- Family safety
- Photo Gallery
These features are indeed useful when one is connecting to the Internet. In addition, a consumer gets these usual features such as:
- 4 GB SSD
- Built in webcam
- Intel Celeron M processor
- 512 DDR2 memory
- 3 USB 2.0 ports
- and Windows XP Home Edition OS, of course