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Old 18th July 2008, 10:38   #1
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Default Asus EEE BOX with ExpressGate Instant-On OS Tested

In our testing, when we clicked on the browser button, it took an additional 25 (15 seconds more than the Voodoo Envy) seconds to launch the complete ExpressGate mode and the FireFox browser.

So within 35 seconds ( a bit more than ASUSí touted 11 seconds) you are ready to start surfing the Web and chatting away. The applications in ASUSí ExpressGate were the same as those on the Voodoo. However, ASUS seems to be leaving out the music player. Nevertheless, the browser, photo gallery, chat and Skype clients looked and felt the same as on the Envy and worked as promised. We were similarly able to multi task on the Eee Box in the instant-on mode. We could minimize our chat windows and check GMail in the browser.

After you are done in the ExpressGate environment, you can shut down or boot into Windows XP (which takes 55 seconds on the Eee Box by our count).
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