Asus presents new notebook

The Eee PC 1005P and the Eee PC 1005PE are the latest notebooks to be released by Asus. Both come with an Intel Atom N450 processor and are guaranteed by the manufacturer to have 11 hours of battery life.

Both measure 25.1 centimetres diagonally. The main difference between them is their memory capacity and wireless access speed. The Eee PC 1005P has 160 gigabytes (GB) of capacity and uses the g Standard for its wireless connection, while the Eee PC 1005PE has 250 GB of capacity and uses the faster 802.11n standard.

Equipped with Windows 7, the notebooks cost 279 and 299 euros (402 and 430 dollars), respectively.

Canon’s new cameras geared toward entry level

Canon is coming out with two new compact digital cameras: the PowerShot A495 and A490. The first comes with 13 automatic settings, while the A490 has 18. Both can manage resolutions of 10 mega pixels and have 3.3X optical zooms. They cost 109 and 139 euros (157 and 200 dollars), respectively.

Western Digital presents new USB 3.0 external hard drive

Western Digital is bringing out an external hard drive with a USB 3.0 connection. Data can be transferred to the 1- terabyte (TB) My Book 3.0 Desktop at speeds of 5 gigabits per second.

It retails for less than 200 euros (288 dollars). A newer model with two terabytes of capacity is planned.