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By Will765 On 2 Jun, 2014 At 01:42 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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You really have to applaud ASUS for thinking outside the box with their latest device shown at Computex. The Transformer Book V is a hybrid device in several ways.  First, it has the ability to run Windows 8.1 and android 4.4, Kitkat.  If that’s not enough to pique your interest, it also has five modes [...]


By Will765 On 3 Jan, 2013 At 12:23 PM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment
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        The odds are good you haven’t heard of Tizen, as most people aren’t aware of it.  What it is, is an open-source operating system based on Linux.  Samsung recently announced it will be releasing Tizen-based smartphones this year, in partnership with NTT Docomo, which is Japan’s largest cellphone company.  Why would [...]


By Will765 On 5 Jun, 2012 At 03:21 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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ASUS has shown another transforming device at Computex.  The Aio features an 18.4″ screen, which has 10-point touch capability.  It is designed as an all-in-one device, although it’s screen size is a little small for a desktop, and kind of large for a tablet.  It does separate from the dock, but then must stay in [...]


By Will765 On 16 Apr, 2012 At 11:11 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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  April 22 will be the release date for this latest offering from ASUS in the US. Although pricing hasn’t been confirmed by the company, several retailers are taking preorders for $399 with 32GB storage. The 10.1″ tablet was shown at the Mobile World Congress show in late February, but no release date or prices [...]


By Will765 On 10 Apr, 2012 At 11:20 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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The collaboration between Google and Asustek was supposed to produce a tablet by June. However, it now looks like it will not appear until at least July, if not August.  Apparently Google feels the seven-inch device is too expensive right now, at $249 USD.  The delay in release is to figure out ways to reduce [...]


By Will765 On 10 Jan, 2012 At 12:26 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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At CES 2012 yesterday,  Jen-Hsun Huang, the chief executive of Nvidia, brought CEO of ASUS Jerry Shen  onstage during his presentation.  They then proceeded to announce a new seven-inch tablet, the ME370T.  Using Nvidia’s Tegra3 processor, the device is slated to sell for the relatively low price of $249.  There wasn’t too much else said [...]


By Will765 On 3 Jan, 2012 At 12:51 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Notebook Italia has published a leaked rendering of what they say is going to be a new seven-inch tablet from ASUS. Back in January 2011, at CES, ASUS revealed plans for the Eee Pad MeMo.  That device would have a seven inch screen, 1280×800 resolution, and a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.  Available with 3G and [...]


By Will765 On 22 Dec, 2011 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Seven inch LCD screens outshipped those of a certain maker’s 9.7″ size in November. With the hot sales of the Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Nobles Nook Tablet, a one month jump over Apple is not surprising. Adding to the possibilities is that Apple may be preparing for a newer screen, the upcoming quad-resolution [...]


By Will765 On 20 Dec, 2011 At 12:00 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has come out and said there will be a Google Nexus tablet in the coming year.   “In the next six months we plan to market a tablet of the highest quality” Schmidt told Italian newspaper Corriere della Sea.  Coming on the heels of Google’s pending acquisition of Motorola Mobility, [...]


By Will765 On 21 Nov, 2011 At 12:37 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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For nearly one year, there have been a number of large screen android tablets to hit the market. Motorola, Samsung, ASUS, HP, Toshiba-you name the major company, they’ve put out out a tablet with bigger than seven-inch screen.  However, not a single one can be considered a real success.  All of these offerings were going [...]