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New version of Nexus 7 to go on sale in July, claim sources

New version of Nexus 7 to go on sale in July, claim sources

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Google is to release an update to its Nexus 7 tablet in July, according to rumours. Powered by a Qualcomm chip, the new tablet will be similarly priced to the current affordable version.A couple of sources told Reuters the tablet was inbound, which suggests... >>

Asus Padfone 2
3.5 stars

Asus Padfone 2

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The Asus Padfone 2 wants to simplify the smartphone or tablet or conundrum, giving you both sides of the equation, locked into symbiotic coexistence.It gives you the benefit of both worlds: the big screen when you want it; the powerful pocketable phone... >>

Asus MeMO Pad set for UK launch

Asus MeMO Pad set for UK launch

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Asus's value-for-money MeMO Pad tablet is to launch in the UK on 7 March in both 7 and 10-inch variants. The tablet uses a Tegra 3 processor and runs Android 4.1. It ships in two versions: the 10-inch screened 1280 x 800 resolution MeMO Pad ME301T and... >>

Asus Fonepad pictures and hands-on

Asus Fonepad pictures and hands-on

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The Asus Fonepad is, well, it's a bloomin' huge sorta-phone, sorta-tablet device. Think Nexus 7 with a SIM slot that you could make calls from. We say *could* because, after handling the 7-inch device, it's clear that you'd look totally bonkers in doing... >>

Asus Padfone Infinity pictures and hands-on

Asus Padfone Infinity pictures and hands-on

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One of this year's MWC mega launches, the Asus Padfone Infinity - which is the anticipated "Padfone 3" device - has a lot to shout about.Amid the madness of the Asus press conference at the show, Pocket-lint visited Asus behind closed doors to take a... >>

Asus Fonepad announced: Be Dom Joly with this 7-inch tablet phone

Asus Fonepad announced: Be Dom Joly with this 7-inch tablet phone

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Asus CEO Jonney Shih took to the stage at Mobile World Conference 2013 in Barcelona to reveal the Asus Fonepad, a 7-inch tablet with full 3G phone capabilities.Rather than the "two devices, one solution" logic of the Asus Padfone Infinity, the Fonepad... >>

Asus Padfone 2 UK availability confirmed: 1 March, £599 for pre-orders

Asus Padfone 2 UK availability confirmed: 1 March, £599 for pre-orders

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Asus has confirmed that the Padfone 2 will be available in the UK for £599, with pre-orders starting on 1 March.The Asus Padfone, the second-generation dockable smartphone and tablet "Station", was announced in October 2013 in Milan, where we first... >>

Asus Padfone Infinity: Dockable 1080p phone and tablet combination

Asus Padfone Infinity: Dockable 1080p phone and tablet combination

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Asus has revealed the Padfone Infinity, the third iteration of its Padfone docking phone and tablet combi devices, taking things up-market with a 5-inch 1080p handset.Taking to the stage at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Asus CEO Jonney Shih unveiled... >>

Intel launches dual-core Atom for mobile, ZTE, Asus and Lenovo on-board

Intel launches dual-core Atom for mobile, ZTE, Asus and Lenovo on-board

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Intel has outlined continued plans to make inroads into the smartphone and tablet business with the unveiling of the next-generation of Intel Atom chipsets, known as Clover Trail+.With a few devices launched with Intel inside in 2013, perhaps most notably... >>

Asus VivoTab Smart
4.0 stars

Asus VivoTab Smart

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The Asus VivoTab Smart is certainly an interesting idea. Boiled down to basics, it's a Windows 8 tablet compressed into the sort of design you'd expect for a Windows RT tablet. That means it's small and light, and will be the ideal device for you to carry... >>

ASUS to launch budget Nexus 7-like tablet with Intel processor?

ASUS to launch budget Nexus 7-like tablet with Intel processor?

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While the Nexus 7 is among the cheaper of tablets available on the market, Asus is said to be launching an even cheaper tablet for customers on a budget. Built with several characteristics of the Nexus 7, the budget-minded tablet will reportedly feature... >>

Report: Microsoft Surface RT shipments reached 900,000 in Q4

Report: Microsoft Surface RT shipments reached 900,000 in Q4

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Tablet sales for the fourth quarter of 2012, which included the Christmas shopping season, reached 52.5 million units worldwide, outpacing predictions, according to a new report published by analyst firm IDC.The data shows leaders Apple, Samsung, and... >>

ASUS 10-inch MeMO Pad shown-off early on video

ASUS 10-inch MeMO Pad shown-off early on video

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Last week, Asus introduced its 7-inch MeMO pad, a lesser-spec'd Nexus 7 lookalike, running Jelly Bean, which will be available this month in "emerging markets" for $149. Now, it looks like the company is set to introduce a 10-inch version, thanks to... >>

Nexus 7 docking station goes on sale in UK, but quickly sells out

Nexus 7 docking station goes on sale in UK, but quickly sells out

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Asus has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the new Nexus 7 docking station is already out of stock in the UK, having flown off the shelves the moment it arrived.Announced at CES at the beginning of January, the docking station costs £24.99 and offers a... >>

Asus finally ready to build a Windows Phone, but with Windows 8 not WP8

Asus finally ready to build a Windows Phone, but with Windows 8 not WP8

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Asus is reportedly in talks to enter the Windows Phone market, almost a year after first saying it would. However, instead of bringing out an Asus-branded Windows Phone 8 device, it seems the manufacturer would favour a smartphone loaded with Windows... >>

ASUS announces $149 MeMO Pad, available later this month in three colors

ASUS announces $149 MeMO Pad, available later this month in three colors

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Asus has announced its new MeMO Pad tablet following the tablet madness of CES 2013. The lesser-spec'd Nexus 7 lookalike, running Jelly Bean, will be available later this month in "emerging markets" for $149.With a 1024x600 resolution screen, 1GHz VIA... >>

Asus: We'll sell more tablets than laptops in 2013

Asus: We'll sell more tablets than laptops in 2013

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Asus has told Pocket-lint that it expects its tablet sales to outperform its laptop sales in 2013 in the UK, as more and more people look to ditch their laptop in favour of the more-portable tablet.The news - which shows how far tablets have come in the... >>

Asus Transformer AiO P1801 is a Win 8 desktop by day, giant Android tablet by night, we go hands-on

Asus Transformer AiO P1801 is a Win 8 desktop by day, giant Android tablet by night, we go hands-on

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You know that moment when you are sitting in front of your 18.5-inch all-in-one desktop computer and you just really want to grab the monitor and turn it into an Android Jelly Bean tablet and go and play games or surf the web from the sofa?Well Asus has... >>

Asus VivoTab ME400: The Win 8 tablet that hopes to replicate Nexus 7 success

Asus VivoTab ME400: The Win 8 tablet that hopes to replicate Nexus 7 success

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Asus is hoping to replicate the success of the Nexus 7 for Windows 8 users with a new Windows 8 tablet - the VivoTab ME400.Launched at CES in Las Vegas, and promised in UK stores for £499 by the end of the month, the new tablet will be powered by an... >>

Asus Qube: Google TV gets a new face at CES, we go hands-on

Asus Qube: Google TV gets a new face at CES, we go hands-on

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Asus has announced the Asus Qube, a new Google TV set-top box that plugs into your television to deliver the latest Google TV experience.Shaped, as the name suggests, like a cube, the little black box (125 x 125 x 125mm) can be controlled via the rather... >>

Asus Nexus 7 dock announced, £24.99, coming soon, we go hands-on

Asus Nexus 7 dock announced, £24.99, coming soon, we go hands-on

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Asus has announced a new docking station for the Nexus 7 tablet at CES in Las Vegas.The new dock is as simple as it sounds, and gives Nexus 7 owners a chance to prop up there 7-inch tablet in landscape mode on a desk or bedside table.Around the back you'll... >>

Google promises plenty of Google TV action at CES, will the Asus Qube be on the menu?

Google promises plenty of Google TV action at CES, will the Asus Qube be on the menu?

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Google has promised Google TV product launches from new partners Asus, Hisense, TCL and others at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, reigniting rumours that Asus could be about to launch Asus Qube.The Qube is expected to be a small set-top box... >>

Asus promises Minority Report computing for 2013

Asus promises Minority Report computing for 2013

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Asus has confirmed it will be teaming up with Leap Motion, the company behind a new Minority Report-style computing interface in which hand gestures replace the usual mouse and keyboard input, in a similar vein to the Microsoft Kinect, to bring the technology... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

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The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included. As is always the case, the Pocket-lint... >>

iPad mini or Nexus 7: Which is best for you?

iPad mini or Nexus 7: Which is best for you?

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Cheap and more than cheerful, the world of affordable tablets means now everyone can get in on a slice of slab action. Right now, the two tech big boys that are Google and Apple are fighting it out for the money in your pocket.But which tablet should... >>

Asus VivoBook S400 & S200 notebook pictures and hands on

Asus VivoBook S400 & S200 notebook pictures and hands on

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There's a slice of Windows 8 pie for everyone, as Asus proves with its budget-yet-capable VivoBook series. It's coming to the UK in its 11.6-inch S200 and 14-inch S400 guises, and Pocket-lint was on hand at Asus's Windows 8 announcement to get a closer... >>

Will Asus start selling smartphones? 'Yes, why not?' says corporate vice-president

Will Asus start selling smartphones? 'Yes, why not?' says corporate vice-president

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When asked whether Asus would consider selling smartphones, the response from corporate vice-president Benson Lin was clear: "Yes, why not?"With a high-spec phone at the core of the new Padfone 2, Asus could be set to shake things up in the smartphone... >>

Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on

Asus Padfone 2 pictures and hands-on

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The Asus Padfone 2 was unveiled publicly today at a packed event in Milan. The quirky phone-cum-tablet device looks to crack two ends of the market, potentially bringing your phone and tablet needs together into one hybrid package.The brains of the outfit... >>

Asus Padfone 2 unveiled: 4.7-inch Android phone with 10-inch display dock

Asus Padfone 2 unveiled: 4.7-inch Android phone with 10-inch display dock

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Asus today pulled the covers off its latest Padfone model, the logically named Padfone 2. With details revealed at an earlier press event in Taipai, a joyous Jonney Shih, Asus chairman, took to the stage in Milan to unveil the latest smartphone-tablet... >>

Asus Padfone 2 demoed by CEO as press shots leak

Asus Padfone 2 demoed by CEO as press shots leak

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Asus has already confirmed that it will be launching the next version of the Asus Padfone on 16 October in Milan, but it turns out the CEO of the company just couldn't wait.In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Jerry Shen, Asus CEO, has revealed what we... >>

Asus Jelly Bean update rolling out 'soon' to Transformer Pad Prime and Transformer Pad Infinity

Asus Jelly Bean update rolling out 'soon' to Transformer Pad Prime and Transformer Pad Infinity

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Although we already knew that Asus planned an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updated for some of its tablet devices, it now seems we won't have to wait much longer for them to hit.Taking to its Facebook page to announce the news, Asus says the update for the... >>

Asus invite confirms existence of Padfone 2 smartphone, laptop and tablet hybrid

Asus invite confirms existence of Padfone 2 smartphone, laptop and tablet hybrid

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Another date for your diary, as Asus has begun sending out invitations for the unveil of its Padfone 2, a “triune” device that combines a tablet, smartphone and keyboard dock.The invite was circulated by the Asus Italian press agency and suggests... >>

Google Nexus 7 tablet 3G version imminent

Google Nexus 7 tablet 3G version imminent

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The Google Nexus 7 could be about to get even more awesome after reports suggestin a 3G version of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet is being prepped. According to MoDaCo: “Asus is currently ramping production in preparation for launch in around 6... >>

Unreal Engine 3 demoed on Windows RT

Unreal Engine 3 demoed on Windows RT

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Worried that your Windows RT tablet won't be able to play games? Don't be. Nvidia has released a video showing the Unreal Engine 3 flagship demo, Epic Citadel, on a Windows RT tablet powered by Tegra.The demo, on the new Asus Vivo Tab RT (the device... >>

Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT pictures and hands-on

Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT pictures and hands-on

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Asus wants to make your Windows 8 tablet dreams come true, with the announcement of the Asus Vivo Tab and the Asus Vivo Tab RT. The new Transformer-style Windows 8 tablets were announced today at IFA 2012 in Berlin.The Transformer line has been successful... >>

Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT - Transformers go Windows 8

Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT - Transformers go Windows 8

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Asus has kicked off IFA 2012 with the announcement of two new tablet devices. The Asus Vivo Tab and Asus Vivo Tab RT bring the successful Transformer concept to Windows 8.The name comes from the Latin verb "to live", with Asus describing the new tablet... >>

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity and TF300T Jelly Bean rollout starts

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity and TF300T Jelly Bean rollout starts

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Asus had already confirmed it would be rolling out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the Asus Transformer TF300T and Asus Transformer Pad Infinity, and according to readers that update is starting to roll out as of now.“We are pleased to announce that we will... >>

PlayStation Mobile gets serious this autumn as Asus and WikiPad join PlayStation Certified License Program

PlayStation Mobile gets serious this autumn as Asus and WikiPad join PlayStation Certified License Program

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Mobile gamers will be able to download titles from the PlayStation Store this autumn, as Sony invites developers to make even more content available.Sony has also announced that both Asus and WikiPad have been licensed as PlayStation Certified Devices... >>

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity
4.0 stars

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity

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We think that Asus, even more than Samsung, has produced the most interesting tablets, along with Apple. The firm threw itself into Android tablets from the start, and has really pushed the keyboard dock, giving people a way of getting more out of their... >>