Google to announce a 3G Nexus 7 in October, right in time for the iPad mini

Google’s $200 Android tablet, the Nexus 7, is a sweet little device that’s attracted a ton of press because of everything it can do for half the price of the iPad 2. Most folks get the $250 model with 16 GB of internal memory, but still, the $200 8 GB model can handle most people’s needs just fine. There’s a slight problem though. The Nexus 7 isn’t very useful if you try to use it outside your home since it can only connect to WiFi networks. If you live in a part of the world where you can connect to an open WiFi hotspot with little to no effort, then congratulations. Not everyone is so lucky. According to Paul O’Brien from MoDaCo, he says that Google will start selling a 3G enabled Nexus 7 in roughly six weeks. To put it another way, mid October, which coincidentally is when we’re expecting Apple to announce a smaller iPad. Continue reading “Google to announce a 3G Nexus 7 in October, right in time for the iPad mini”

Asus Tablet 600 gets renamed to Vivo Tab RT

Asus has announced at IFA 2012 that it has renamed its Tablet 600 to Vivo Tab RT. It was originally announced at Computex in June. The specs would remain the same that includes a 10.1-inch (1366×768 pixels) Super IPS+ display with 10 fingers multi-touch panel, NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. It is just 8.3mm thin and weighs 520g. This would compete with the Samsung ATIV Tab that was announced at IFA 2012. Continue reading “Asus Tablet 600 gets renamed to Vivo Tab RT”

Google Nexus 7 Unboxing

I was recently in the US on a short visit and managed to pick up the Google Nexus 7 first Android Tablet to run on Android 4.1 JellyBean. Here is a quick unboxing video of the this tiny little tablet from Google & Asus which is priced at $199 (excluding tax and shipping). This 7 inch tablet has a back-lit IPS display which sports a resolution of 1280×800 pixels

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Google Nexus 7 Price Revealed – $199 takes on the Amazon Kindle Fire

Google has announced it’s first Nexus branded tablet in partnership with Asus and it has announced the price of the 7 inch tablet. Consumers can order the tablet from the Google Play Store directly. The tablet will be available for $199 starting from mid-July.  Looks like Google is taking on the Amazon Kindle Fire which is priced exactly the same. Continue reading “Google Nexus 7 Price Revealed — $199 takes on the Amazon Kindle Fire”

Asus PadFone official demo video released


Asus has posted demo videos of their PadFone that can dock into a tablet. They unveiled the PadFone last year and revealed the complete specs of the device earlier this year at MWC 2012. The PadFone comes with a 4.3-inch (960×540 pixels), Super AMOLED capacitive Multi touch display and the PadFone Station that docks the phone has 10.1-inch display. The PadFone runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Continue reading “Asus PadFone official demo video released”

Asus Transformer Prime update now rolling out

Asus Transformer Prime is now receiving firmware update to version 9.4.2.21 OTA as they announced yesterday. This update brings new features such as Lockscreen Notification control, ASUS Vibe 2.0, Ethernet support via USB adapters and more. Sadly, there is no Face unlock feature in this update. Continue reading “Asus Transformer Prime update now rolling out”

ASUS Transformer Prime will soon get an update with awesome features

The ASUS Transformer Prime is one of the hottest selling Android tablet in the market right now.  Just yesterday ASUS posted in their official Facebook page that they are really excited about their new firmware update which will be bringing some awesome features. Now, ASUS Italia has shed some more light on what these features might be, read on to know more about this.

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Asus Transformer Prime launched in India for Rs. 49,999


Asus has finally launched the Eee Pad Transformer Prime in India. Asus announced the tablet last November. It has 10.1-inch LED backlit display that offers 178-degree viewing angle and has a maximum brightness of 600 nits. The tablet is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and runs on Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) (upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich). Continue reading “Asus Transformer Prime launched in India for Rs. 49,999”

Asus Padfone gets detailed, coming in April with Stylus Headset

Asus unveiled the PadFone that can dock into a tablet last year, full specs of the device is now available. The tablet can also be docked into a keyboard and the device now comes with Stylus headset. The PadFone comes with 4.3-inch (960×540 pixels), Super AMOLED capacitive Multi touch display and is powered by 1.5 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. It runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has 8MP Auto Focus camera with LED Flash, F2.2 Aperture and secondary VGA camera. The PadFone Station has 10.1-inch display. Continue reading “Asus Padfone gets detailed, coming in April with Stylus Headset”

Hands On : Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700 Series

Asus today announced its next generation of tablet computers powered by Android. They are playing the transformation card and equipping all of them with the ability to dock with a separate keyboard which not only boosts productivity but enhances battery life by several hours.

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Asus Transformer Pad 300 with Tegra 3 and 10.1-inch IPS display announced

Asus as announced the Asus Transformer Pad 300, affordable Android tablet. It has 10.1-inch (1280×800 pixels) IPS display and is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It features a 1.2MP front camera for video conferencing and an 8MP rear camera with a large F2.2 aperture. The 5-element lens allows for high quality images along with HD video recording.  It is just 9.9mm thick and weighs 635 grams. Continue reading “Asus Transformer Pad 300 with Tegra 3 and 10.1-inch IPS display announced”

ASUS Transformer TF101 Android 4.0 update starts rolling out finally


ASUS Eee pad Transformer TF101 Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update is finally rolling out. They announced that the Android 4.0 update would be available for the tablet last month but it was delayed.  Continue reading “ASUS Transformer TF101 Android 4.0 update starts rolling out finally”

Asus Transformer Prime Bootloader unlock tool now available for download


Asus has finally released the Bootloader unlock tool for the Transformer Prime tablet as they announced last month. This would be useful for the modding community who would like to have the bootloader unlocked and also for people who would like to install custom ROM on their tablet. The Unlock tool works only with the with Transformer Prime TF201 with ICS OS. Continue reading “Asus Transformer Prime Bootloader unlock tool now available for download”

ASUS confirms that eee pad Transformer TF101 will get Android 4.0 update tomorrow.

So I was going through all the posts related to the surprise which nVIDIA dropped yesterday that the ASUS eee pad Transformer Prime will be  receiving Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update on the same day in the U.S, and saw a comment from ASUS Singapore’s official Facebook page saying that the Transformer TF101 will receive the latest Android 4.0 update tomorrow.

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