It's been a while since we heard anything about the ASUS EeeKeyboard, though now all of a sudden it's available for pre-order on Amazon and could ship as early as next week. Talk about a quiet launch! No red carpet, no fireworks — hell, not even a press release that we've noticed.
Amazon has the updated details posted on the EeeKeyboard's specs:
* Intel Atom N270; 1GB DDR2 RAM; MS Windows XP Home
* Ultra Wide Band built in transmitter and exernal reciever; WLAN 802.11 b/g/n; 10/100/1000 LAN; Bluetooth V2.1
* 5" 800x480 LED multi-touch display
* 16GB SSD
* HDMI out from keyboard and UWB receiver; VGA out; 3xUSB 2.0
Honestly? It sounds like it'd run like a year-old netbook (or worse). At $600, it's not priced like an old netbook, though. It's also just lost its novelty, we suppose, amidst all these tablet announcements. Sorry, EeeKeyboard, we really did think you were cool when we were first learning about you. You know, forever ago. We just wish you'd come out last year like you said you would.