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ASUS PadFone X  goes global as PadFone S, MeMO Pad 7 debuts

ASUS PadFone X goes global as PadFone S, MeMO Pad 7 debuts

02 June, 2014 | comments (6)

ASUS has shown a lot of devices over at Computex, many of which we've known all about since as early as CES in January. The company is showing its PadFone X smartphone with a portable tablet but is also promising the device to launch across the...

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Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

31 May, 2014 | comments (9)

After a short break our Counterclockwise series is making a return. This is our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened over the same seven days in the last few years. So sit tight for your weekly dose of...


Asus PadFone X hits AT&T on June 6, $199 on contract

Asus PadFone X hits AT&T on June 6, $199 on contract

28 May, 2014 | comments (4)

AT&T has just announced the exclusive availability of the Asus PadFone X. The smartphone/tablet hybrid is going to pop up on pre-order on June 6, you will be able to order it online or in the AT&T's retail network. You can have the Asus...

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Asus launches redesigned FonePad 7 for $137

Asus launches redesigned FonePad 7 for $137

24 May, 2014 | comments (19)

Asus Philippines has launched a new and improved version of the FonePad 7 tablet. The new version of the slate comes with the model number FE170CG and is said to be significantly lighter and thinner than the original model. However, the new...

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ASUS PadFone gets laptop mode again

ASUS PadFone gets laptop mode again

05 May, 2014 | comments (7)

Remember the days of transformer devices? The Motorola Atrix started it off with their laptop dock (which wasn’t that hot of a seller) and then ASUS stepped up their game with the PadFone; which was a smartphone, tablet, and laptop...

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Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

24 March, 2014 | comments (15)

The Zenfone trio was announced back at CES in January. Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 are all powered by dual-core Intel Atom chipsets and run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. KitKat updates are already in the works for all three of them though and will launch later...

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Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

19 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG Nexus 5 went official on the last day of October last year, but its official Play Store availability has remained rather scarce. Sure, you can get it through various retailers almost anywhere, but the price tag is usually much higher...

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Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

28 February, 2014 | comments (19)

Asus has announced its plans to upgrade the latest PadFone devices with Android 4.4 KitKat. The update will not only bring your device to the latest Android version, but will also install the latest Asus Zen UI. So, the compatible PadFones to get...


Asus shows two new Fonepad 7 versions

Asus shows two new Fonepad 7 versions

24 February, 2014 | comments (4)

Asus didn’t have a big event like it did at CES, but the company still unveiled one new device. It's not entirely new, it's two new versions of the Asus Fonepad 7. The first one brings LTE, which was missing from the original model. It's still...


Asus PadFone Infinity Lite goes official in Taiwan

Asus PadFone Infinity Lite goes official in Taiwan

19 February, 2014 | comments (5)

Asus quietly unveiled the PadFone Infinity Lite in Taiwan. The device is a slightly less powerful version of the Asus PadFone Infinity 2 which was announced last year. The PadFone Infinity Lite swaps the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC of its...

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ASUS PadFone E sits between the mini and Infinity

ASUS PadFone E sits between the mini and Infinity

27 January, 2014 | comments (5)

ASUS went ahead and announced the PadFone E, a middle man in its lineup of smartphone and tablet hybrids. The PadFone E sports modest specs a looks pretty similar to the PadFone mini. It sports a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad-core 1.4 GHz...

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

08 January, 2014 | comments (57)

Asus has announced the 7-inch Fonepad 7 hybrid on IFA back at September last year. It quickly gained some popularity due to its very attractive price tag and unique mixture of tablet and smartphone experience although it didn't exactly turn into a...


Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

06 January, 2014 | comments (52)

The teaser with the numbers 4, 5 and 6 has manifested into a trio of Intel Atom-powered devices with screens of exactly those sizes. They belong to the new Asus Zenfone line and all run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (updateable to 4.4) with a new interface...


Asus announces PadFone X hybrid for AT&T

Asus announces PadFone X hybrid for AT&T

06 January, 2014 | comments (5)

The Asus PadFone lineup has so far evaded the USA but today Asus announced a new US-only model to finally take care of that. The Asus PadFone X is a combo of a 5-inch FullHD smartphone and a 9-inch FullHD tablet. As is customary for the...

Tags: Asus, CES 2014


Asus livestreams its Search for the incredible CES event

Asus livestreams its Search for the incredible CES event

06 January, 2014 | comments (1)

The Asus event at CES will be starting soon and you can watch it here when it does. That will be at 12PM PST (that's 8PM GMT). Before that happens though, let's take a quick peek at the rumor mill to see what to expect. The teasers from Asus...

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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...

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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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