Computex 2009: First day highlights from Asia's la...
<h2>Qualcomm Shows Android Eee PC, but Asus Puts Project on Ice</h2><br><br> On Monday, Qualcomm showed an [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/165827/qualcomm_shows_eee_pc_running_android_os.html|Eee PC running Android|Qualcomm Shows Eee PC Running Android OS]] as part of the company's display of new products with its Snapdragon chips inside. The 'smartbook' (as Qualcomm likes to call them) had a 10-inch display, but was thinner and lighter than current Atom/Windows XP-based Eee PCs because Snapdragon chips don't require any fans for cooling. Sounds great, right? Well, a day later, top executives from Asus have put the project on the backburner. <br><br> The Eee PC with Android is not ready yet because the technology is "not mature," said Jonathan Tsang, vice chairman of Asustek, on the sidelines of a press conference at the show Tuesday. [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/165927/asustek_puts_android_netbook_on_ice_for_now.html|Full details.|Asustek Puts Android Netbook on Ice for Now]] <br><br> -- Sumner Lemon
Computex 2009: First day highlights from Asia's largest tech show