Asus announced its notebooks will get Splashtop, this feature is now nicked Express Gate and it will give you nearly instant access to the Internet.
Notebooks have become indispensable both at work and at home as Internet related activities take an increasingly important role in our daily life. With its continuous effort to provide the most advanced technology with the simplest usage experience, ASUS unveils the latest feature, Express Gate. This additional built-in operating system enables ultra fast boot up for access to a host of most commonly used features on its full range of notebooks based on Intel's latest platform.
With this truly convenient, instant access to the Internet, users can now send a last-minute email before rushing off to work, browse the Web in between appointments and reach friends and family via instant messenger all in the blink of an eye. In addition, Express Gate has also effectively created two computers in one that it is now easier to share the computer. When under the Express Gate environment, Internet, music and photos can be shared without disturbing the files and setup in the Windows operating system reserved for personal use.