ASUS Padfone

With the excitement over the Samsung Galaxy S3 dying down (or is it?), it is once again time to look forward to the next device to create waves in the Android device world.

While the... Samsung Galaxy Note has been dubbed a “phablet” due to it’s large tablet-like screen size and phone capabilities, the ASUS Padfone is in a class of its own. The Padfone features an...

ASUS Padfone

Some of the world’s finest artwork took years of labor to complete, so it shouldn’t be surprising to see Asus taking its sweet time with its masterpiece candidate, the Asus Padfone. First... teased more than a year ago, we’ve seen the Padfone finally launching in its Taiwan home country in April. Now a tweet from Asus Indonesia seems to suggest that the launch date for other regions could...

Asus padfone

After the success of its dual-core Transformer Pad tablet (named so because of the ability to switch between a tablet and netbook mode), ASUS released the world’s first quad-core (Nvidia... Tegra 3) Android 4.0 tablet last year, the ASUS Transformer Prime.

ASUS followed up with a very impressive showing at the MWC 2012, featuring a lineup of “two and a half” tablets R...

Asus padfone

Some called it innovative, some revolutionary, and many just couldn’t believe their eyes. The Asus Padfone took us all by surprise back at the MWC in February, but much of the hype surrounding... the smartphone/tablet/netbook hybrid was quickly cooled down by rumors about its pricing.

An online UK store had the Padfone available for preorder starting a few weeks back and it was pretty obvio...

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San Diego-based Qualcomm supplies SoCs for many Android makers, with its dual-core Snapdragon S4 (Krait) chip powering several high-profile Android devices that are coming over the next months.... But Qualcomm is a fabless firm, meaning that it doesn’t actually manufacture the chips it designs and markets. Fabrication is handled by Asian semiconductor specialists, most notably Taiwan Semiconduct...

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Can the Padfone change the restrictive tethering policies of U.S. carriers?

Since we were first introduced to the ASUS Padfone, almost a year ago, we were... intrigued by the possibilities created by this seemingly wacky device. Is it a phone, is it a pad? It’s a Padfone! This comic book-reminiscent tagline summarizes the whole idea behind ASUS’ shape...

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Yesterday at MWC, ASUS monopolized the limelight, releasing no less than three intriguing new devices. We call ASUS’ new products devices for lack of a better term. Depending on how you use them,... the Transformer Pad Infinity an the Transformer Pad 300 can be either tablets or netbooks.

Moreover, the long-awaited Padfone takes the whole Transformer concept to the next level – the 4.3...

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At the end of this month will be Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile technology dedicated trade show in the world. It will take place between February 27th and 1st of March in... Barcelona. Year by year, this event has provided us with product launches and news from the growing world of mobile technology. Among the innumerable lot of rumors and official announcements,Â...

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We’ve seen this one before, our very own Editor in Chief Darcy LaCouvee did a Hands-on with the ASUS Padfone at CES. It looks like now it is finally being officially announced and possibly launched... at Mobile World Congress in a few weeks, as far as ASUS’ press invite is concerned.

For those who don’t know what the ASUS Padfone is, it’s a tablet and a phone. The phone slips in...