Sneak peek at Asus' bamboo laptops

Not out till next year, but CNET UK gets exclusive photos

Crave UK

Crave unabashedly lusted after a DVD player encased in bamboo so you can imagine how we felt upon viewing Asus' planned " EcoBook " in the same finish.

Asus is no stranger to luxury goods, as it has shown in its coziness with the likes of Lamborghini and Prada . But this is the first time we've seen the company create an eco-chic line of products. (Bamboo grows incredibly fast, and much of its commercial variety comes from plantations, not wild habitats.)

How, exactly, does one make a laptop out of bamboo? Glad you asked. Our extended family at Crave UK shot a series of exclusive photos of the EcoBook, which isn't due to come out until 2008. If these don't bring out your inner panda, nothing will.

 

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