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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... >>

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31a
4.0 stars

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31a

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The term Ultrabook has become so loose now that just about everything which isn’t made by Apple and is portable has the moniker slapped on it. The problem is that a lot of the kit released just doesn’t cut it, with most being far from ultra.Another... >>

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity UK release date and price: 31 August, £599

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity UK release date and price: 31 August, £599

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One for the diary, Android tablet fans. The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity will be arriving on UK shores from 31 August and will be available from Amazon for £599.99.Having been unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February 2012, the UK was originally... >>

Asus confirms Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Transformer Pad, Transformer Pad Prime and Transformer Pad Infinity

Asus confirms Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Transformer Pad, Transformer Pad Prime and Transformer Pad Infinity

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Asus has told its customers that the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will be available on selected Transformer devices.Though the manufacturer names only three - the Asus Transformed Pad, Asus Transformer Pad Prime and Asus Transformer Pad Infinity... >>

Nexus 7 review
4.5 stars

Nexus 7 review

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We have a love-hate relationship with the Android tablet. You can see it written across the pages of Pocket-lint, through numerous reviews. Do it right and the Android tablet is a wonderful companion. Do it wrong, and it's an awkward shoehorning of the... >>

Hands-on: Google Nexus 7 review

Hands-on: Google Nexus 7 review

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Google has just announced its Nexus 7 tablet and we have been among the lucky few to get a play with the latest piece of Nexus kit. The tablet was announced at Google I/O 2012 in San Francisco.Priced at just £159 for the 8GB model, or £199 for 16GB,... >>

Asus: Nexus 7 audio dock coming, but don't expect a Transformer-like keyboard

Asus: Nexus 7 audio dock coming, but don't expect a Transformer-like keyboard

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Asus has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will he launching a dedicated audio dock for its new Jelly Bean Android tablet the Nexus 7 later in the year.The new accessory will allow users of the tablet to enjoy music from the device, and charge it at the... >>

Google Play on the Nexus 7: Features explained

Google Play on the Nexus 7: Features explained

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The price point of the Nexus 7 tablet is so low that it leaves plenty of money in your pocket for spending elsewhere. Google wants you to pour these pennies into its revamped Google Play store, which has features embedded deep into every aspect of Jelly... >>

What's new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean?

What's new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean?

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Announced alongside the new Asus Nexus 7 tablet was an update to Google's Android operating system. Named Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 is Google's entry into what has been a month of OS updates and announcements.First iOS 6, then Surface and now Jelly Bean.... >>

Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet: Everything you need to know

Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet: Everything you need to know

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The rumours were true, the Asus-built Google Nexus 7 tablet is very much alive and well. Boasting a Kindle Fire-esque price tag, an impressive spec sheet and the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, known as Jelly Bean, this is a persuasive... >>

Asus Google Nexus tablet: what to expect, but is it what we want?

Asus Google Nexus tablet: what to expect, but is it what we want?

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All fingers point to Google I/O for the launch of the rumoured Asus Nexus tablet. The event, which is set to take place on 27 June, should also see the latest version of Android, Jelly Bean, make an appearance on the Asus tablet. So what to expect from... >>

Asus confirms Google tablet launch for Google I/O

Asus confirms Google tablet launch for Google I/O

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An Asus exec has confirmed that the company is to launch a tablet with Google to rival the Amazon Kindle Fire at Google I/O in San Francisco on Wednesday.  "Google Inc will soon unveil a tablet co-branded with Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc and priced... >>

More Google Nexus tab specs revealed, Jelly Bean on board

More Google Nexus tab specs revealed, Jelly Bean on board

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The Google Nexus 7 tablet will run on Android Jelly Bean 4.1, according to the latest rumours to emerge just days before Google’s I/O event.Other details to be revealed include a 1.3GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, NFC capability enabling Google Wallet... >>

Asus Nexus 7 tablet photos published on Picasa

Asus Nexus 7 tablet photos published on Picasa

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The Google Nexus 7 made by Asus has taken a step closer to reality after two photos taken by the device were posted on Picasa and Google+.The two photos appear to be of a ceiling - there are no prize-winning shots here - but it’s the name of the device... >>

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A pictures and hands-on

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A pictures and hands-on

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The sequel to Asus's flagship Ultrabook is just around the corner and we have had a play. It's quite a thing to behold, with a 1080p screen that boasts deeper blacks than even the new MacBook Pro. The first time we saw it, in fact ,we didn't realise the... >>

Asus Google Nexus tablet images emerge

Asus Google Nexus tablet images emerge

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Images have emerged of what tipsters say is the rumoured Google Nexus tablet made by Asus.With its glossy white fascia and two-tone back cover, the tablet has certainly been built with design in mind. However, as PhoneArena - which received the images... >>

The wonderful, wacky, and touch enabled Ultrabooks of tomorrow

The wonderful, wacky, and touch enabled Ultrabooks of tomorrow

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Intel is making big plans for its Ultrabooks, or maybe we should say for its partners' Ultrabooks. Not only is the company planning on integrating every sensor imaginable - be it light, sound, temperature, motion or just about anything else you can think... >>

Asus Transformer AiO pictures and hands-on

Asus Transformer AiO pictures and hands-on

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When Jonney Shih first unveiled the Transformer AiO on stage during the Asus press conference at Computex in Taipei most of the collected media, including Pocket-lint, weren't really that impressed by the rather awkward and cheap-looking system that was... >>

Asus Tablet 600, Tablet 810, and Transformer Book pictures and hands-on

Asus Tablet 600, Tablet 810, and Transformer Book pictures and hands-on

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Asus has embraced the Windows 8 tablet with force at this year's Computex in Taipei and Pocket-lint was on hand to enhale the Win8 tablet love with gusto.At the top of the new range is the Transformer Book, with the Transformer Tablet 810 in the middle... >>

Asus Taichi pictures and hands-on

Asus Taichi pictures and hands-on

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It’s not often you hear a huge room full of journalist get wowed by a new product - unless it’s by Apple of course. But Asus Chairman Jonney Shih managed to pull this off at the company’s press conference in Taipei at Computex when he announced... >>

Asus Transformer AiO dual OS system official

Asus Transformer AiO dual OS system official

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The Asus Transformer AiO lays to rest rumours of a dual operating system machine - the AiO will run both Windows 8 and Android.That's right, Asus claims the AiO can switch between the two "seamlessly" and "instantly" - despite suffering a few Win8-related... >>

Asus Transformer Book: A full powered Windows 8 tablet

Asus Transformer Book: A full powered Windows 8 tablet

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Asus has revealed the Asus Transformer Book, a new Ultrabook laptop that also becomes a tablet at Computex in Taipei on Monday.The new range of devices works in a similar way to the company's Transformer range, allowing you to get the best of both worlds.... >>

Asus Tablet 600 turns Transformer Prime into Windows 8 tablet, intros Tablet 810 for those who want more

Asus Tablet 600 turns Transformer Prime into Windows 8 tablet, intros Tablet 810 for those who want more

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Asus has announced a Windows 8 (RT) version of the Transformer Prime, the Asus Tablet 600, at this year's Computex in Taipei. The Asus Tablet 600 - not to be confused with the Asus Transformer Book range, which also happens to be a Windows 8 tablet... >>

Asus Taichi: A laptop with a double-sided display

Asus Taichi: A laptop with a double-sided display

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One screen is never enough is it? That must be the thinking behind the new Asus Taichi - a new laptop from Asus that comes with a double-sided IPS display so you can use the computer while the lid is closed.The new model, announced at Computex in Taipei... >>

Toshiba, Acer and Asus ready to unveil Windows 8 tablets

Toshiba, Acer and Asus ready to unveil Windows 8 tablets

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Windows 8 will be seen running on Acer, Toshiba and Asus tablets for the first time this month at the Computex show in Taipei. Fresh off the back of Microsoft making its Windows 8 Release Preview available to download, the three manufacturers will use... >>

Asus Google Nexus 7 outed - the first Jelly Bean tablet?

Asus Google Nexus 7 outed - the first Jelly Bean tablet?

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Rumours of a Google Nexus tablet have gathered pace and it's almost certainly going to be a 7-incher from Asus.A benchmark test run using Basemark has revealed some interesting facts. Going by the codename “Grouper” - Google has a history of codenaming... >>

iPad dominates tablet sales, latest figures show it's unstoppable

iPad dominates tablet sales, latest figures show it's unstoppable

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We know that Apple sold a lot of iPads in the first quarter but according to IDC, an analyst firm in America, it means that Apple grew its worldwide share from 54.7 per cent in 4Q11 to 68 per cent in 1Q12 beating off competitors like Samsung, Asus, and... >>

Asus Transformer Pad TF300T
4.5 stars

Asus Transformer Pad TF300T

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Asus blew our minds with the original Transformer. A tablet with a keyboard, we muttered, surely that's just a laptop running Android? But no, in fact it was a very clever idea: build a terrific tablet, that's both stylish and powerful, then offer a keyboard... >>

Intel Ivy Bridge launch laptops pictures and hands-on

Intel Ivy Bridge launch laptops pictures and hands-on

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Intel’s Ivy Bridge processor has arrived in all its 22nm glory. With it comes a beefy line-up of launch hardware all sporting the new CPU. Every major manufacturer rather unsurprisingly, from Lenovo to MSi, has a laptop lined up for Ivy Bridge’s arrival.... >>

Asus Transformer Pad pricing unveiled with May launch

Asus Transformer Pad pricing unveiled with May launch

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Asus has announced details on the pricing of its Transformer Pad tablet.For £399 you’ll be able to get your hands on the Android-running tablet, which will come bundled with a mobile keyboard dock.Available to order online from Currys and PC World... >>

Is the new iPad really four times quicker than Tegra 3?

Is the new iPad really four times quicker than Tegra 3?

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When Apple announced the new iPad, CEO Tim Cook was quoted as saying the iPad’s GPU was four times faster than Nvidia’s Tegra 3. This is Apple taking on the competition head on. Nvidia has a serious graphics heritage and its Tegra 3 SoC is hugely... >>

What's better, the new iPad or the Asus EeePad Transformer Prime?

What's better, the new iPad or the Asus EeePad Transformer Prime?

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The new iPad needed to make a statement. It needed something big in order for Apple to show it was still top trump in the hardware department compared to the competition. This it's done, but only just.The Retina Display is the iPad's big feature. It’s... >>

Asus wins right to continue to sell Transformer Prime in US

Asus wins right to continue to sell Transformer Prime in US

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Back in December, Pocket-lint reported that toy brand Hasbro was taking Asus to court in the US over the latter's use of the name Transformer Prime. Hasbro argued that it was too close to its hugely successful Transformers franchise, of which the most... >>

Google plans 7-inch tablet with Asus... not Motorola

Google plans 7-inch tablet with Asus... not Motorola

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There are reports that Google has plans to release a 7-inch tablet device as early as May this year, and it has chosen a partner for the venture. But it isn't going to be the hardware company it recently acquired, even if it has tablet expertise and history... >>

Nvidia questions new iPad graphics claims

Nvidia questions new iPad graphics claims

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Nvidia has called into question claims made by Apple at the launch of the new iPad. Apple said the new Apple A5X chipset offered four times better graphics performance than the Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset.Phil Schiller, senior VP of worldwide marketing, displayed... >>

Asus: Tablet hesitaters will want the Padfone

Asus: Tablet hesitaters will want the Padfone

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The Asus Padfone gives people a device that can change from a phone to a tablet, and even into a laptop, but who will want to buy it? Asus believes it knows exactly:"There is a massive segment of the market called the "tablet hesitater" and those guys... >>

Asus ready to launch Windows Phone, but waiting for the right time

Asus ready to launch Windows Phone, but waiting for the right time

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Asus is ready to launch a Windows Phone 7 device as soon as it thinks the time is right, the company has told Pocket-lint. "We are very close with Microsoft. When we think it is the right time of course we will do it," Benson Lin, the global head of... >>

Asus hints at Windows 8 tablet, tells us Ballmer only uses a Zenbook

Asus hints at Windows 8 tablet, tells us Ballmer only uses a Zenbook

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Benson Lin, global head of handheld devices at Asus, has hinted to Pocket-lint that the company is working on a Windows 8 tablet for launch later in the year."For Microsoft we would be allowed to say that we are very, very, very close and work hard with... >>