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Best laptops available today

Best laptops available today

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The laptop can be the most-used gadget in a person’s tech repertoire. This article is being written on one. There is never a dull moment with a decent laptop. But we aren’t interested in decent, we want the greatest. This article is all about the... >>

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... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

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This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you... >>

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... >>

Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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What a year 2012 was for the laptop. The Ultrabook became more, well, ultra and Windows 8 unveiled its live delights to the world. Apple rolled out the 15-inch Retina display MacBook Pro, with its unparalleled laptop screen resolution, putting Full HD... >>

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... >>

Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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With 2012 stuffed fuller with tech than the inside of Phelix Baumgartner’s balloon, a little refresher might be in order. The 9th Pocket-lint awards are coming and we want your votes. If you are wondering how to nominate, you can find out here.For the... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

Android 4.1: Jelly Bean
4.0 stars

Android 4.1: Jelly Bean

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Android 4.1, known as Jelly Bean to its friends, isn't the huge step change that its predecessor was. Where Ice Cream Sandwich ushered in button-less controls and a change in look and feel to Android, Jelly Bean is much more of an incremental update.... >>

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... >>