Spot the difference! Granted, it’s not the most flattering of photographs. But the journey from Maya to the material plane is clearly one of compromise. Engadget puts it bluntly: The Eee desktop looks “noticeably worse than the concept preceding it.”
The Eee Box, as it shall be known, is still prettier than the smaller Dells and HPs. At 2.2 pounds, it has Intel’s Atom CPU, a gig of RAM and an 80GB hard drive. It’ll run Linux, and, if they want to sell any of them, be a lot cheaper than the Mac Mini.