ASUS is no stranger to hybrid computers. Last year at Computex, ASUS announced the Transformer P1801 18.4” Tablet & All-in-One Desktop Computer. Well, it looks like ASUS has not finished creating more hybrid devices because today at Computex, they announced another hybrid computer: the 11.6” Transformer Book Trio.
The tablet market has gotten a lot more crowded lately. When Windows 8 was released last October, it became clear that Microsoft was looking to make an impact. Windows 8 features a completely redesigned Start screen with tiles that update in real time, as well as full integration of multi-touch gestures, all of which can be optimized when featured on a tablet.
Last year at CES, it was all about the Ultrabook. Ultrathin and ultraportable but yet still powerful enough to be used as a capable computer, the Ultrabook was everything people wanted in a notebook. Now it seems that CES 2013 was all about the mobile all-in-one computer.
When you're looking for a gift for someone less technologically inclined than yourself, you might find that choosing the right gift can be tough. How technologically disinclined are they? Are we talking just a little behind the times? A generation behind the iPad? Still using eight-track tapes?
With the introduction of the Sony PRS-T2 Reader, which is available in three colors, the makers of the Kindle and Nook now have to contend with a truly clever and intuitive little eReader. The PRS-T2 has built-in Wi-Fi and at only 5.9-ounces, it is two and half times lighter than the 14.6-ounce Kindle Fire.
When you first open the box, you’re greeted by the Acer quick start guide. This quick start guide folds out into a four-panel page showing you how to set up your Acer Iconia Tab A700 tablet, complete with pictures and different languages. Remove the quick start guide and you’re face to face with the glossy 10.1” screen.
What does the introduction of the Google Nexus 7 Android tablet mean to the tablet industry as a whole? Paired with the changes in the Android OS, it could mean a lot to players like Amazon, which now has serious competition in their Kindle Fire tablet arena, but it could also mean quite a bit to giants like Apple, Microsoft and ASUS.
So, we've finally found out what all the top secret hush-hush was about over at Microsoft's Los Angeles press gathering yesterday—the ultra-top-secret-promise-not-to-tell announcement was revealed to be—drum roll please—an iPad worthy tablet competitor named simply—The Surface.
Like many of you, I’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of Apple’s new iPad. I’ve also spent the past few weeks sifting through rumors and digging for facts in a haystack of conjecture. Now, with Apple finally inviting us to preview its latest tablet, I can with confidence substitute hard facts for the coy reports from esoteric back-alley iPad meetings and mysterious photos from an off-shore factory floor.
Deciding between a tablet and notebook is a no-brainer with the Asus Eee Pad Transformer. The 10.1-inch multitouch display is a self-contained tablet computer with added touches. Most significantly, you can transform it into a powerful notebook using the optional keyboard docking station. Whether you're in the mood for entertainment or feeling productive, the Eee Pad Transformer, available in 16- or 32GB capacities, is worth a look.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are no doubt aware that computer tablets have been making headlines. Whether it’s new models and features or record sales numbers, it’s rare that a day goes by without tablets being in the news. So let’s take this opportunity to jump on the tablet bandwagon and talk about Motorola’s new XOOM Wi-Fi, a tablet that definitely presents some serious competition.