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10 Things Asus Should Do To Improve The Seashell EEE 1008HA Netbook

We've just tested Asus's sublime Macbook Air-like netbook and although we think that it is a superb attempt from the Taiwanese, we can't help but think that Asus could make a much better netbook out of the Seashell.

Here are 10 things that Asus could be doing to make the Seashell an even better netbook.

(1) Removable Battery

This is already on the to-do-list with the 1005HA introducing a removable battery rather than the current fixed one. But this may significantly add to the weight of the laptop and to the price as well. The fact that Apple has pioneered closed-chassis laptops (like the Macbook Air) now makes it acceptable to the general public.

Read the rest of the article (opens in new tab), including the remaining nine things that can be done to improve the netbook, over at WePC as well as other comments.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.