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Asus ZenPad S 8.0 leads series update, offering luxury finish, stylus support

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 leads series update, offering luxury finish, stylus support

By Britta O'Boyle

Asus has announced several additions to its ZenPad series at Computex 2015 in Taiwan, including the hero ZenPad S 8.0, along with the 8-inch ZenPad 8.0, 7-inch ZenPad 7.0 and 10-inch ZenPad 10.1.The ZenPad S 8.0 features an 8-inch LED display with a 1536... Read more

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

By Luke Edwards

The latest Asus ZenPad appears to have leaked in official press renders, ahead of its expected official reveal at Computex next week.The Asus ZenPad 8, as it's thought to be, appears to feature a 4:3 aspect ratio screen like that found on Apple's iPads... Read more

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

By Stuart Miles

John Lewis is to exclusively stock a new Asus MeMO Pad tablet in the next couple of days.The new model will cost £179, be dubbed the Asus MeMO Pad 7, and feature, as the name suggests, a 7-inch touchscreen display.The tablet will run the latest version... Read more

Asus goes Computex Android tablet crazy with updates to Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad families

Asus goes Computex Android tablet crazy with updates to Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad families

By Rik Henderson

Asus has used its Computex press conference to announce updates to its three major families of Android tablets: Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad.The new Transformer Pad line-up comes with a redesigned mobile keyboard dock with a hidden hinge. The... Read more

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

By Luke Edwards

Asus was one of the first to create hybrid tablets with keyboards and it's still pushing the definitions of hybrid devices. The latest Transformer V is an Android phone, Windows tablet, Android tablet, Windows laptop and Android laptop – all in one... Read more

Nexus 7 PW100 Wireless Charging Stand unveiled by Asus

Nexus 7 PW100 Wireless Charging Stand unveiled by Asus

By Luke Edwards

Asus has just shown off a wireless charging stand and dock for the Nexus 7 tablet.Until now the only official wireless charging dock for the Nexus 7 was that made for the Nexus 5 phone - not an ideal fit. Now the Asus PW100 Wireless Charging Stand has... Read more

Asus VivoTab Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store for $329

Asus VivoTab Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store for $329

By Jake Smith

Asus has begun to sell the VivoTab Note 8 tablet announced at CES 2014 in January, now available on the Microsoft Store for $329 in the US.The 8-inch tablet boosts the smaller tablet line for Windows 8.1, where a smaller Surface tablet straight from... Read more

Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet with Wacom Digitizer Stylus announced

Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet with Wacom Digitizer Stylus announced

By Luke Edwards

The Asus tablet with Wacom Stylus has been rumoured and leaked, with the Asus press conference passing without any mention. Now Asus has announced it does exist and is coming soon.The Asus VivoTab Note 8 is an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet that comes with... Read more

Asus introduces 13.3-inch Transformer Book Duet Windows/Android tablet-laptop hybrid

Asus introduces 13.3-inch Transformer Book Duet Windows/Android tablet-laptop hybrid

By Jake Smith

Asus has revealed a 13.3-inch hybrid at CES 2014 that runs both Windows and Android, while at the same time serving as either a laptop or tablet. Essentially, the Transformer Book Duet is a portable version of the Transformer Book Trio introduced in June. If... Read more

Asus VivoTab Note 8 manual published officially

Asus VivoTab Note 8 manual published officially

By Luke Edwards

Asus has publicly outed its VivoTab Note 8 by publishing its manual on the Asus website.In a rather original move Asus has apparently published the manual on purpose, as it's still available on the Asus site. While this confirms the tablet, and that it's... Read more

Asus to launch wearable gadgets and potentially build the 2014 Nexus 7

Asus to launch wearable gadgets and potentially build the 2014 Nexus 7

By Luke Edwards

Asus, after its successful Google Nexus 7 build this year, could be making the Nexus 7 (2014) for Google. It has also announced it will be revealing its range of wearable devices next year.While Asus isn’t certain to be the next Nexus 7 provider, it’s... Read more

Internal retail listing says Nexus 10 from Asus to ship for £349.99

Internal retail listing says Nexus 10 from Asus to ship for £349.99

By Jake Smith

An internal retail listing from what appears to be PC World UK shows an Asus-made Nexus 10 in the pipeline for release in the near future. Shared by Twitter user Rage06, the graphic allegedly shows the tablet shipping to customers for £349.99 - not... Read more

Nexus 7 4G LTE goes on sale in the UK for £299 with 32GB of storage

Nexus 7 4G LTE goes on sale in the UK for £299 with 32GB of storage

By Jake Smith

The 4G LTE version of the new Nexus 7 is now available in the UK for £299, along with availability in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Japan, and South Korea, as well. The LTE-packing tablet was first made available in the US at the beginning... Read more

Nexus 7 2013 with LTE now available in the US for $349

Nexus 7 2013 with LTE now available in the US for $349

By Jake Smith

As promised by Google, the LTE version of the Nexus 7 2013 edition is now available on Google Play for $349 (£222) with 32GB of storage. According to the listing, Google and T-Mobile have partnered to sell the tablet shipping with a T-Mobile SIM card... Read more

Asus bulks Android tablet range: Transformer Pad TF701T, FonePad Note 6, Fonepad 7, MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10

Asus bulks Android tablet range: Transformer Pad TF701T, FonePad Note 6, Fonepad 7, MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10

By Elyse Betters

Asus has just shown off a huge range of products at IFA 2013 in Berlin - including an onslaught of Android devices. The company has updated practically its entire line-up: everything from the Transformer tablet to the mammoth Fonepad.Check out all the... Read more

Asus Transformer Book T300 offers 13.3-inch Full HD detachable tablet

Asus Transformer Book T300 offers 13.3-inch Full HD detachable tablet

By Elyse Betters

Asus has brought another Windows-powered Transformer Book to the market with a detachable tablet display, and it's called the Transformer Book T300.The Transformer Book T300 comes with a fourth-generation Intel Core processor, as well as a 13.3-inch detachable... Read more

Asus Chromebooks reportedly set to launch by end of year

Asus Chromebooks reportedly set to launch by end of year

By Elyse Betters

Asus plans to enter the Chromebook market by the end of 2013 in an attempt to hook more consumers and boost its shipment numbers for notebooks, according to a new report.Digitimes reported on Thursday that Asus wants to nab consumers in the education... Read more

Asus to make next Nexus 10, claim rumours

Asus to make next Nexus 10, claim rumours

By Stuart Miles

Asus is set to make the next version of the Nexus 10 tablet from Google, according to multiple sources.The company, which already makes the Nexus 7 and the new 2013 Nexus 7, is rumoured to be about to pick up the contract for the Nexus 10, the company's... Read more

Asus pulling support for Windows RT tablets

Asus pulling support for Windows RT tablets

By Stuart Miles

Asus has said that it is pulling support for Microsoft's Surface RT platform after poor sales."It's not only our opinion, the industry sentiment is also that Windows RT has not been successful," said Jerry Shen, Asus CEO, talking to The Wall Street Journal.Shen... Read more

Nexus 7 2 release date UK: Asus confirms 28 August

Nexus 7 2 release date UK: Asus confirms 28 August

By Stuart Miles

The Nexus 7 2, or 2nd generation Nexus 7 as it is also known, will launch in the UK on 28 August, Asus has confirmed to Pocket-lint.The UK release date comes just one month after the US launch, but ahead of previous suggestions by retailers in the UK... Read more

Nexus 7 2 turns up in Carphone Warehouse stock inventory in UK

Nexus 7 2 turns up in Carphone Warehouse stock inventory in UK

By Stuart Miles

The Nexus 7 2nd-gen tablet has turned up in the Carphone Warehouse inventory ahead of its expected launch on 24 July.In a leaked spy shot sent by an anonymous tipster to Pocket-lint, Carphone Warehouse is listing two Nexus 7 2 devices in its system ahead... Read more

Asus Padfone 2 hitting Carphone Warehouse this week

Asus Padfone 2 hitting Carphone Warehouse this week

By Hunter Skipworth

The Asus Padfone 2 will go on sale in the Carphone Warehouse this week. The device, which features a 4.7-inch Android powered smartphone that can dock with a 10-inch tablet, is the second attempt by Asus to combine two pieces of technology into one.The... Read more

Asus chat support reveals new Nexus 7 2 specs

Asus chat support reveals new Nexus 7 2 specs

By Chris Hall

The next Nexus 7, or the Nexus 7 2, from Asus could come with a 1980 x 1200 pixel resolution display and a Snapdragon 600 processor, if specifications given out by an Asus support rep are genuine.The details came out of a conversation between Asus support... Read more

Asus Transformer Book Trio: Windows 8 and Android hybrid unveiled

Asus Transformer Book Trio: Windows 8 and Android hybrid unveiled

By Mike Lowe

Asus has unveiled the Transformer Book Trio - a "three in one" multi-platform hybrid device that can run both Windows 8 and Android operating systems.The 11.6-inch 1080p dockable tablet device was announced by Asus boss Jonney Shih at the company's Computex... Read more

Nexus 7 2: Asus announces MeMO Pad HD 7 and FHD 10 at Computex

Nexus 7 2: Asus announces MeMO Pad HD 7 and FHD 10 at Computex

By Stuart Miles

Asus has announced its Nexus 7.2, if you will, in the guise of the Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 and the MeMO Pad FHD 10 tablets.The new Android devices, unveiled at Computex in Taiwan on Monday, will be cheap but powerful, and likely to be the next must-have device... Read more

Asus unveils new Transformer Pad Infinity with 2560 x 1600 10.1-inch screen and 4K output

Asus unveils new Transformer Pad Infinity with 2560 x 1600 10.1-inch screen and 4K output

By Rik Henderson

Asus has announced a new version of its Transformer Pad Infinity Android tablet/notebook with a 10.1-inch LED screen and massive 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution. To put it into perspective, that's higher than the resolution of the Retina display fourth-generation... Read more

Asus looking to make Nexus 7-style Windows 8 tablets this year

Asus looking to make Nexus 7-style Windows 8 tablets this year

By Rik Henderson

Asus, the manufacturer behind Google's hugely popular Nexus 7 tablet, is hoping to repeat the success with at least one small-screen Windows 8 device.The Wall Street Journal reports that the Taiwanese company will release small Windows 8 tablets this... Read more

Asus makes healthy profits on sales of 3 million tablets

Asus makes healthy profits on sales of 3 million tablets

By Ian Morris

Asus, it seems, is one company that isn't being as affected by the significant downturn in PC sales. Instead of computers, it's selling a decent amount of tablets - 3 million in Q1 - and has managed to create $202 million in clear profit on earnings of... Read more

Asus 18.4-inch desktop/tablet combo goes on sale in the US for $1,300

Asus 18.4-inch desktop/tablet combo goes on sale in the US for $1,300

By Jake Smith

The Asus Transformer AiO P1801 desktop/tablet hybrid that was announced at CES 2013 is finally shipping to the masses. The 18.5-inch all-in-one desktop computer can quickly turn into a huge tablet the moment you want to grab the monitor and go sit... Read more

ASUS 7-inch MeMO Pad now available in the US for $149

ASUS 7-inch MeMO Pad now available in the US for $149

By Jake Smith

ASUS has made its $149 (£98) MeMO Pad available in the US, following a launch in developing markets earlier this year. The Nexus 7 lookalike offers a solution for those shopping on the cheap for their first tablet. The tablet takes the popular 7-inch... Read more

Asus MeMO Pad set for UK launch

Asus MeMO Pad set for UK launch

By Hunter Skipworth

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... Read more

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

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

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

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

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

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

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

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity and TF300T Jelly Bean rollout starts

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity and TF300T Jelly Bean rollout starts

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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

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

By Danny Brogan

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... Read more

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

By Danny Brogan

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... Read more