Tag Archive: Asus


ASUS Transformer Prime benchmarks leave the big boys in the dust

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Right now the most exciting tablet, without a doubt, is the ASUS Transformer Prime. Not only will it be the first NVIDIA Kal-El Tegra 3 quad-core tablet, but it will also be among the first devices to get Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). We don’t know the exact release date yet, but we definitely know many of you are eagerly waiting for this bad boy and would like to see  [Read More…]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer getting yet another timely update

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ASUS has done an outstanding job giving us updates for the Transformer. There’s no doubt they’re keeping their customers happy with great hardware/software, affordable prices and timely updates. What else can we ask for, right?

The Transformer Prime could prove to be a great investment. And even though the first Tegra 3 tablet should be released soon, it doesn’t mean Asustek is giving up on the good ol’ Transformer. It seems  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime could go on sale with Honeycomb next week, Android 4.0 to follow

ASUS Transformer Prime

The world’s first quad-core Android tablet could go on sale as early as next week, but don’t expect it to ship with Android 4.0. We were already expecting the Transformer Prime to be announced on November 9th and ASUS CEO Jonney Shih hinted that Ice Cream Sandwich would be coming to the EeePad family sooner than we thought, but a company Facebook posting (yeah I know) reveals that these  [Read More…]

DIY Costume Contest – Win an ASUS Slider prize pack from Shadowgun and NVIDIA

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To celebrate the long-awaited release of Shadowgun into the Android Market, we’ve paired with @NVIDIATegra to give away an awesome tablet prize pack, featuring the ASUS Slider, a Jawbone Jambox Bluetooth Speaker, and a $ 25 Amex gift card to get you started in the Tegra Zone.

So how do I win?

Since we are nearing Halloween and we are a community of do-it-yourselfers, we figured a costume contest was in  [Read More…]

ASUS Eee Pad Slider mini-review

ASUS Eee Pad Slider

ASUS hit a bit of a home run earlier this year with the Eee Pad Transformer, a relatively typical Android Honeycomb tablet with an excellent detachable keyboard dock. But what if you take the keyboard and attach it to the Transformer? That’s basically what you’ve got with the ASUS Eee Pad Slider.

At it’s heart, it’s a 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet with the usual Tegra 2 innards. Nothing surprising there, and  [Read More…]

ASUS — next generation Transformer will be announced Nov 9, ICS on existing hardware this year

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Johnny Shih, chairman at ASUS, had a few things to say of interest to Android fans about the popular ASUS Transformer tablets at the AsiaD conference in Hong Kong this morning.  When asked about the next generation Transformer (check out the teaser video here), Shih said to expect the formal announcement on November 9, and tonight was a sneak peek of what he dubbed the “Transformer Prime”.  He went on to mention  [Read More…]

Asus reveals Transformer Prime; world’s first quad-core Tegra 3 tablet

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We caught a pretty good look at what we then called the Transformer 2 in the teaser video we showed you this morning, but a a few hours can make all the difference as when Jonney Shih pulled the tablet out of his briefcase at the Asia D Conference he identified it as the Transformer Prime.

It feels nice to have another Prime device around to talk about. The next generation  [Read More…]

ASUS EeePad Transformer 2 teaser video hits Youtube; announcement imminent?

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While the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich have taken center stage over the past few weeks, an equally exciting device has largely been kept quiet. Until now.

The ASUS EeePad Transformer 2 will be the first quad-core Android device on the market, featuring NVIDIA’s next-generation Tegra 3 processor. If you’ve not been following our coverage of Tegra 3/Kal-El, you can check out the promo video of Tegra  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer 2 Launch Date Revealed?

The ASUS Transformer is no doubt one of the best Android tablets available in market right now, but everything gets old as time passes. We know that ASUS is working on a quad-core tablet which will be the successor to the Transformer and most likely will be named the Transformer 2. ASUS CEO recently confirmed that they are not scared of the Kindle Fire’s recent success and that  [Read More…]

ASUS: The “Fire” isn’t hot enough, Transformer 2 going for $499

Asus tablet with Tegra 3 and Intel processor

ASUS has been one of the toughest competitors in the tablet wars this year. Bringing one of the best Honeycomb tablets in the market at one of the cheapest prices has made quite a commotion within the Android community. And let’s not forget that software updates for the ASUS devices are coming in a constant, speedy manner.

A recent announcement has all manufacturers trembling,  [Read More…]