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Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

Asus teases 4-, 5-, and 6-inch smart devices for CES 2014

30 December, 2013 | comments (10)

In anticipation of 2014's first big trade show, Asus is looking to draw some hype to its anticipated smartphone announcements with a second CES teaser. Take a look: The balls raining down from the sky are labeled with the numbers 4, 5,...

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"Something incredible" coming from ASUS at CES 2014

12 December, 2013 | comments (18)

CES, one of the biggest consumer electronics venues of the year in the US, kicks off on January 7. It seems that ASUS has been chomping at the bit to get 2014 started, as it's unleashed invites to its CES press event a day before the Consumer...

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Dual-SIM Asus Padfone Mini goes official, 7

Dual-SIM Asus Padfone Mini goes official, 7" tablet dock in tow

11 December, 2013 | comments (19)

If the Asus Padfone Infinity 2 was too rich or too big for you, you might have been keeping an eye on the Padfone Mini rumors. Well, they are rumors no more Asus just unveiled the phone/tablet hybrid in Taiwan. The Asus Padfone Mini is a...


LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

10 December, 2013 | comments (32)

Google Play Edition Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 quietly went official in the United States - the duo of Android 4.4 KitKat devices is currently available to order in the US Google Play Store. The Xperia Z Ultra is priced at $649, while...

Tags: Sony, LG, ASUS, Android


Press renders of ASUS Padfone Mini leak ahead of its unveiling

Press renders of ASUS Padfone Mini leak ahead of its unveiling

07 December, 2013 | comments (30)

ASUS will allegedly be officially announcing the Padfone Mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. The press images of the upcoming device from the company have been leaked well ahead of its unveiling, though. The leaked shots come from...

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ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

06 December, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS is preparing to officially launch the Padfone mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. While the PadFone Infinity boasts a 10.1" tablet and a 5.0" smartphone, the Padfone mini is rumored to consist of a more compact 4.3" smartphone...

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Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

19 November, 2013 | comments (99)

LG Nexus 5 and ASUS Nexus 7 (2013) are now available to purchase directly from the Google Play Store in India and Hong Kong. The word from Google about the availability arrived on the official Nexus account in Google+. In India, the 16 and...

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Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

13 November, 2013 | comments (10)

At an investor's press conference held yesterday in Taiwan, Asus announced their Q3 2013 financial results. Asus struck a 26% drop in year-on-year profits due to some one-time tax expenses of NT$1.52 billion (US$51.37 million). Their net...

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The Asus Padfone Infinity 2 hits Europe

The Asus Padfone Infinity 2 hits Europe

29 October, 2013 | comments (15)

ASUS is already selling the new Padfone Infinity 2 in Europe. More specifically, the phone and Padfone Station dock are now available for purchase is Norway. There, the combo is sold for 6295 NOK (770). This marks the smartphone's debut on...

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Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

Asus outs new PadFone Infinity, Snapdragon 800 inside

17 September, 2013 | comments (22)

Asus has unveiled a new version of the PadFone Infinity flagship. The smartphone of the Infinity package retains its design and the 5.0" IPS 1080p display, but is now powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores...

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ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

11 September, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS has started sending out media invites for a press event in Taipei. The Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to announce its updated PadFone Infinity there. The company's CEO Jerry Shen will be hosting the event to personally take the wraps off...

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Asus unveils four new tablets, including new Transformer Pad

Asus unveils four new tablets, including new Transformer Pad

04 September, 2013 | comments (16)

Asus must have paid for excess baggage on their way to Berlin, they showed a ton of new devices several laptops and a number of Android-powered tablets and phablets (no phones though). Let's go over the tablets and phablets in decreasing screen...


Updated ASUS PadFone Infinity A86 leaks, expected in September

Updated ASUS PadFone Infinity A86 leaks, expected in September

30 August, 2013 | comments (15)

The current ASUS PadFone Infinity has just been out in the market for a few months but ASUS is already working on its successor. The new PadFone Infinity A86 (the current one is A80) won't be a radically new from the current one but have just a...


ASUS PadFone Mini, MeMO Pad HD 8 and MeMOFone HD 5 leak

ASUS PadFone Mini, MeMO Pad HD 8 and MeMOFone HD 5 leak

09 August, 2013 | comments (18)

Thanks to VR-Zone, we see two slides acquired from an ASUS presentation that took place earlier today in France. The presentation was of the ASUS roadmap, which aside from the already announced Nexus 7 and the Memo Pad HD 7 mentions the PadFone...

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[UPDATED] European Nexus 7 no longer specified to support LTE

[UPDATED] European Nexus 7 no longer specified to support LTE

30 July, 2013 | comments (9)

One of the key additions to the second generation model of the Nexus 7 over its predecessor was the addition of LTE. Google's website clearly mentioned the presence of LTE on both the US as well as the European models, with support for the...


Asus PadFone Infinity goes on sale in the US

Asus PadFone Infinity goes on sale in the US

26 April, 2013 | comments (25)

Asus announced the Padfone Infinity back in February at the MWC and it was supposed to hit the shelves in April for 999. It seems everything is going as planned so far and Asus is already shipping the first stock of Padfone Infinity. An...

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Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost 179.99

Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost 179.99

09 April, 2013 | comments (21)

Asus revealed its Fonepad at this year's Mobile World Congress and the company has now announced the availability and the pricing of its 7-inch tablet in UK. The potential consumers can pre-order the Fonepad, starting from April 12 from Carphone...

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ASUS Padfone Infinity pre-order books are now open in Taiwan

ASUS Padfone Infinity pre-order books are now open in Taiwan

28 March, 2013 | comments (12)

Asus began taking pre-orders for its Padfone Infinity Android smartphone and tablet docking device combo in Taiwan. The devices will hit the shelves in April in two different color schemes - gray and pink. The ASUS Padfone Infinity is priced...

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ASUS offering replacement for bricked PadFone 2

ASUS offering replacement for bricked PadFone 2

25 March, 2013 | comments (26)

It seems a small group of ASUS PadFone 2 users are experiencing issues with their device, where the phone shuts down and refuses to switch on anymore. This issue is mostly being observed by those who purchased their PadFone 2 from Taiwan,...


Asus Padfone 2 software update improves stability, camera

Asus Padfone 2 software update improves stability, camera

22 March, 2013 | comments (12)

Asus issued a new software update for the Padfone 2, which brings a couple of new features and improves on the old ones. The update brings the software to version V10.4.12.24, Android version remains at 4.1. One of the changes is better...

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