All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Asus’

Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

Google-based smartwatches have been rumored for quite some time, and today, the company finally revealed it its platform for such wearables: Android Wear. Android Wear is described as a project that extends Android to “wearables,” and they’re just starting with watches. The company is already working with Samsung, Asus, HTC, LG, and Motorola as well as chip makers Broadcom, Imagination, …

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Next Nexus Tablet Could be 8 Inches

Rumors of Google’s Nexus tablet line have been swirling for a few weeks now, with only a few details about future devices leaking out. HTC is said to be the next partner Google has for the Nexus line, with the manufacturer developing the next Nexus 10 tablet. For its smaller Nexus tablets, however, it seems that Google is sticking with …

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Asus Is Teasing Something For CES 2014

Next week, tech companies from all over the world will descend upon Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show. The show is already expected to draw a major presence with TV manufacturers duking it out over who has the best display while Microsoft returns to the show floor after a year’s absence. Hoping not to get lost in it all …

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Google Is Having Asus Make The Nexus 10 [Rumor]

Asus and Google are the best of pals. The former makes the Nexus 7 for the latter, and the two couldn’t be happier with the sales. Now it looks like the two will be joining forces on Google’s upcoming 10-inch tablet as well. On Wednesday, @evleaks did what he does best and leaked some new information regarding Google’s Nexus 10: …

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Asus Announces Updated PadFone Infinity

Asus has been on a run the past few weeks, unveiling devices ranging from a new extra-small Fonepad tablet to a new Chromebook laptop. Now, the Taiwanese company has unveiled another of its strange PadFone devices. The PadFone is essentially two separate devices, a smartphone and a tablet. The catch is that the smartphone can be docked into a slot …

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Google Announces New Chromebooks For The Holidays

The Chromebook has had a successful year thanks in part to how affordable Google’s notebooks are. It’s hard to argue against a $199 notebook that can do almost everything you would normally do on the Web. Now Google and its partners are ready to continue that momentum with all new Chromebooks. Google and Intel announced on Wednesday that its manufacturing …

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ASUS Unveils New Fonepad Tablets

The Nexus 7 has been a surprising hit. While Amazon still rules the Android side of the mini-tablet market, Google’s 7-inch tablet has sold millions of units worldwide. Now, the manufacturer of the Nexus 7 is competing with its own Google-branded tablet. ASUS this week at IFA unveiled its new Fonepad lineup of small tablets. The Fonepad 7 is a …

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Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR]

With notebook shipments falling along with the rest of the PC market, PC manufacturers are not looking to smaller PCs and tablets to shore up business. Chromebooks, which are generally small and inexpensive are one of the only segments of the PC market that are actually seeing growth. With these facts in mind, it’s not surprising that PC manufacturer Asus …

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Asus Drops Support For Windows RT

Windows RT has not been all that successful since it first launched late last year alongside Windows 8. The new operating system was billed as a slimmed down version of Windows 8 for tablets that run on ARM-based chips and only support apps built for Windows 8. It was a good idea, but consumers didn’t bite. Manufacturers have been pulling …

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Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7

Details about the upcoming refresh of Google’s Nexus 7 are now being leaked at a fast pace. Photos of the device even surfaced earlier this week. The new Nexus 7 is expected to have a 1920×1200 resolution display, a 1.5GHz S4 Pro CPU, a 5MP rear camera, and is expected to ship running Android 4.3. Though it is no Kindle …

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ASUS Unveils 7-Inch Tablet, New Padfone

Mobile World Congress is in full swing this week and it seems that the mini-tablet product category is set to be flooded in the coming months. ASUS today announced three new devices, a 7-inch tablet and a 5-inch phone that can be docked within a 10-inch tablet. The 7-inch tablet, dubbed the Fonepad, features a 1280 x 800 resolution screen …

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ASUS MeMO Tab Is A Cheap Android Tablet For The Rest Of Us

At this point, it seems that everybody wants a tablet. The only thing standing in the way is cost. Google changed the price game with its $200 Nexus 7, but the tablet’s manufacturer, ASUS, is going to go even lower with its own device. In a strange post-CES reveal, ASUS announced a new cheap tablet for those who think the …

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CES 2013: ASUS Announces Hybrid Windows 8 PC/Android Tablet

Along with its Google TV-playing cube-shaped “QUBE“, Asus today announced a hybrid all-in-one/tablet Windows 8 PC as part of its Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lineup. The device is called the Asus Transformer AiO, and the manufacturer is calling a “world first.” It features an 18.4-inch multi-touch screen and Nvidia GT graphics. The catch is that the screen can be detached …

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CES 2013: ASUS Qube Is The Latest Google TV Device

Before CES, Google announced that a number of new Google TV hardware devices would be hitting the show floor at CES. ASUS was the first up with QUBE, a Google TV set-top box that’s not trying very hard to hide its Boxee Box-inspired design. The ASUS Qube, like other Google TV set-top boxes, transforms any HDTV into a smart TV. …

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$99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S.

A rumor emerged last week that said Acer was preparing a $99 Android tablet. That rumor is looking to be truth as more reports are coming in on the device, dubbed the Iconia B1, and one report says that the budget tablet may never make it to the U.S. The Wall Street Journal spoke to a person “with direct knowledge …

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Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey, But Not the iPad Mini [Infographic]

The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were released today, and they show that Apple may not be the big winner in the mini-tablet market this holiday season. The survey shows that 53% of consumers will spend more than half of their holiday shopping budgets on electronic devices. Of the tech gifts people expect to buy, tablets are, not …

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iPad Market Share Falling, Samsung & Amazon Rising

New shipment data from IDC shows that Apple’s share of the overall tablet market has fallen to just over 50%. Meanwhile, Samsung, Amazon, and Asus have seen their shares of the tablet market explode. The entire market for tablets grew 49.5% since the third quarter of 2012. “After a very strong second quarter, Apple saw growth slow as both consumer …

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Google And Asus Are Making Bank On The Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 was Google’s first attempt at the extremely competitive tablet market. Our own review found the device to be pretty fantastic and worth your money. It seems that many consumers felt the same way. SlashGear reports that ASUS CFO David Chang spilled the beans on how well the Nexus 7 during the company’s conference call. He said that …

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Google Might Have A 32GB Nexus 7 Lined Up For The Holidays

The current Nexus 7 costs $199 and only comes with a paltry 8GB of storage. You can upgrade to 16GB for $50 more, but a 32GB Nexus 7 for the same price would be much nicer. It seems that Google has read my mind as a 32GB Nexus 7 may be coming our way this holiday season. Rock Tech Daily …

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ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid

ASUS has always been a bit experimental with its products. The company had a prototype dock-able tablet/laptop hybrid long before Windows 8 was announced. Today ASUS announced the PadFone 2, an Android tablet that has a slot to dock a smartphone, which is included. The package is an upgrade from the original PadFone, and the tablet, according to ASUS, has …

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Nokia Is Suing Google Over Patents (Again)

The Galaxy Nexus is a super sleek Android phone that many people couldn’t wait to get a hold of. Then came Apple (again) suing Google and claiming that the Galaxy Nexus infringed upon their patents. All that bad news led to even worse news when a judge granted Apple an injunction to stop the only real competition they faced. Thank …

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Asus Goes To Infinity And Beyond With Newest Transformer

Before you start imagining a Transformers film where they’re all toys trying to get back to their owners ala Toy Story, know that the headline refers to Asus’ line of tablets. The newest tablet, called the Transformer Pad Infinity, is the latest tablet in Asus’ line of tablet/laptop hybrids that can snap into a keyboard (sold separately for $149) and …

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Google Tablet Details Leak Ahead Of Google I/O

There are no secrets anymore. Google may have wanted to surprise us with the reveal of a new tablet running Jelly Bean this week at its annual I/O conference, but it just wasn’t meant to be. A leaked document has given us all the details on the rumored Google tablet now known as the Google Nexus 7. According to a …

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Google Nexus Android Tablet Leaked

Phone Arena has caught a Nexus Android Tablet in the wild. The rumored tablet is supposedly a collaboration between Asus and Google. So far they have done good to keep it out of the hands of the media, until now. Many think it will be officially revealed at the company developer’s conference June 27. The tablet is rumored to have …

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Someone At ASUS Likes Big Butts And He Cannot Resist Tweeting About It

Some social media manager for ASUS might be getting chewed out after one of their tweets had to be deleted for a semi-racy comment about a display girl’s rear. Okay, it’s actually just funny. But whoever ended up yanking the tweet probably knows that companies have to be careful – people are prone to oversensitivity. The ASUS Twitter account, covering …

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GameStop Now Selling Android Tablets

GameStop, regardless of how you feel about them, was one of the last bastions of pure core gaming bliss. They served the core and we rewarded them with our hard earned money. Alas, the core does not have all the money when it comes to gaming anymore. People who would rather spend 30 minutes a day playing Angry Birds instead …

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Google Tablet Now Expected in July [RUMOR]

Google’s new tablet will likely not be released until some time in July, instead of earlier reports of May, as the company seeks to modify and lower the price point of the device, according to a source close to the project. Google is rumored to be making some design changes, and hopes to bring the price more in line with …

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Google’s Nexus Tablet May Prompt Competitors to Cut Prices

With Google’s rumored $199 Nexus tablet possibly entering the market in 2012, other entry-level tablet vendors might be pressured to lower their prices. Google has reportedly paired up with Asus to manufacture a device that will go up against Amazon’s Kindle Fire – but might also pressure other companies like Acer, Lenovo and Samsung to lower their prices. On average, …

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Google, Asus Releasing A 7-Inch Tablet In May [RUMOR]

It looks like Asus may be the manufacturing partner for the upcoming Google-branded tablet. Recent rumors suggest that the 7-inch tablet will be released in May, and will be priced around $199. At that size and price point, the device will be a direct competitor to Amazon’s popular Kindle Fire tablet, which released last year. Citing “industry sources,” DigiTimes reports …

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ASUS Padfone Finally Revealed at MWC

The time has finally come for the ASUS PadFone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Previously announced at last years CES, the PadFone features a smartphone/tablet combo. In essence the PadFone combines a 4.3″ Super AMOLED screen powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), with a 10.1″ tablet that increases the battery life up to 5 times longer. …

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