Asus Makes the Eee 1004DN Official

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That didn’t take long. Asus made the Asus Eee 1004DN official. If the name designation doesn’t mean anything to you (and why should it?) the 1004DN is the first Eee to include an optical drive (Super-multi) and also an ExpressCard slot. You can now check it out on the Asus site. Specs after the jump

Asus Prepping an Eee PC with Optical Drive

The lines between netbooks and notebooks continue to blur it seems. Digtimes is reporting that Asus is prepping an Eee PC with an optical drive to be released mid-April. Calling it the by the catchy name of E1004DN, price point looks to be between $531-$590. Anyone surprised by this?