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Asus MeMic slips through FCC for approval

Asus MeMic slips through FCC for approval

Last week at CES, we spent some quality time with the slick little Asus Eee Pad MeMo. That little 7-inch tablet rocks the ability to make phone calls. I think many will agree that the thought of holding a big 7-inch tablet to your face to make phone calls isn’t ideal. At CES, there was not a lot of detail on official accessories for the MeMo tablet, but we have one here crossing the FCC that looks interesting.

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ASUS Transformer Prime hits UK under 1080p 700 Series’ shadow

ASUS Transformer Prime hits UK under 1080p 700 Series’ shadow

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime has finally gone on sale in the UK, with the first stock of the dockable Android tablet going to clear what the company describes as "huge demand and pre-orders." The Tegra 3 quadcore slate - which we reviewed back in December - has since seen an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich, which ASUS released ahead of schedule this week, and comes with a removable battery-equipped QWERTY keyboard for extending runtime and easing text entry.

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ASUS Eee Pad MeMO announced for $249, ICS and quad-core in tow

ASUS Eee Pad MeMO announced for $249, ICS and quad-core in tow

NVIDIA and ASUS have announced not only the first official (according to Google) Ice Cream Sandwich tablet this week with the Transformer Prime (its release from today,) they've come out with the real release of the ASUS Eee Pad MeMO, a 7-inch tablet with a quad-core processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, all of it for a mere $249. This is the real iPad killer, as that term has become so common, and here it is. The display is a lovely 7-inch WXGA resolution IPS panel, there's 1GB of memory inside, and it has an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor on the inside.

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Intel slider concept combines tablet and ultrabook form factors

Intel slider concept combines tablet and ultrabook form factors

The eye-popping Nikiski wasn't the only new form factor that Intel explored in its CES press conference. It also showed off an Ultrabook design called the Slider that's not unlike a few of the smartphones and tablets we've seen in the last few years. Like a QWERTY smartphone, it hides a full keyboard beneath a sliding screen, running on standard x86 hardware and low-voltage chips.

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ASUS confirms Eee Pad Transformer and Slider getting ICS asap

ASUS confirms Eee Pad Transformer and Slider getting ICS asap

ASUS has quietly confirmed its Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade schedule for the original Eee Pad Transformer and Eee Pad Slider, promising Android 4.0 will be pushed out as soon as possible after the January 12 Transformer Prime launch. The exact date of the upgrade is yet to be decided, but ASUS says it will be an OTA process rather than requiring the Eee Pad to be plugged into a computer to install it.

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ASUS roadmap outed: Transformer Prime 3G incoming; Win8 tab this year

ASUS roadmap outed: Transformer Prime 3G incoming; Win8 tab this year

ASUS has confirmed that there will a 3G-equipped version of the Eee Pad Transformer Prime in March, with the company also saying it plans to launch an ARM-based Windows 8 slate by the end of the year. The much-anticipated tablets were confirmed in a pre-CES briefing attended by NetbookNews, though there's still room for some surprises next week: ASUS says it has two new models for the show, along with a further two tablets pencilled in for the latter half of 2012.

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Tablets: an Android 2011 Retrospective

Tablets: an Android 2011 Retrospective

When the year 2011 is looked back upon by the Google historians, they'll mark it as the first time they officially made an effort to bring the Android platform to devices with displays larger than handheld smartphones - what we saw, as a result, was everything from the XOOM to the ASUS Transformer Prime. The folks at Google created a version of their mobile operating system Android titled Honeycomb and numbered version 3.0. This operating system began its life in the wild on the Motorola XOOM, a 10.1-inch tablet that by the end of the year would be replaced by the XYBOARD, a tablet which physically in weight and thickness to the iPad 2 - the dominant force in the tablet space throughout the vast majority of this past year.

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