The PadFone 2 can be yours right now, with a bit of work, thanks to a helpful guide put together by Redditor imkharn, who got himself a PadFone 2 from Taiwan (the sole market where the device is currently selling) via eBay. He then got it to work with an AT&T SIM, though only on 2G
The newest member of the spontaneous combustion club is the Nexus 7. Images of the burn out Nexus 7 showed up on a Chinese forum, along with a brief explanation of what supposedly happened. Check out the images.
Boy, the folks at Asus sure love to take good care of Transformer Pad Infinity owners. After pushing out the Jelly Bean update in early October, Asus rolled out firmware v10.4.4.18 for the slate to fix several bugs not long after. Now, a new software update for the TF700 tablet is available to download.
The Black Friday leaks keep on coming, and we’re now looking at Best Buy’s 2012 Black Friday ad, that has apparently hit the web way ahead than supposed to.
Those in the UK that happen to be considering the purchase of a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Wi-Fi or a 16GB Nexus 7 tablet may want to shop with Carphone Warehouse as the retailer has recently lowered pricing for both models.
Wonder why Apple – under Tim Cook’s regime — changed its mind about releasing a mini version of the iPad? The latest IDC report on worldwide tablet shipments in Q3 2012 may provide some hints.
Praises aside, there’s a gap of information concerning the Nexus 7 that’s missing even after Google and Asus released their Q3 financial reports. We’re still left guessing just how many units of the quad-core slate have been sold in the market. Thankfully, Asus Chief Financial Officer David Chang is here to give us some numbers.
It looks like Asustek has posted some strong quarterly results for Q3 2012. The company is showing a 43 percent increase in net profit, which comes in part, as a result of strong Nexus 7 and Transformer tablet sales.
The first Nexus ad showing all of Google’s recently announced devices (the Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and new Nexus 7 versions) has been released by Google with a huge emphasis on Search. Entitled “Nexus: Ask Me Anything,” the 60-second clip shows us various Search-related instances during day-to-day activities.
Walmart has become the latest retailer to list and begin accepting orders for the 32GB Nexus 7 tablet. The listing shows the expected price of $249 and currently notes that the device will begin shipping in early-November.