People love to mod the Eee PC it seems, cramming everything you can imagine, including a touchscreen, into the diminutive cheapo notebook. But perhaps none have been so cheap and easy as this straightforward $70 touchscreen hack. It takes just 9 steps (including unscrewing the Eee 701 and putting it back together) to slot a USB touch controller board and touch-sensitive matrix inside the case. Even fumblefingers me could manage that, I think. [JKKmobile via Hackaday]
Simple Hack Gives Eee PC a Touchscreen for Just US$70
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