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HP $99 TouchPad edges out Android in non-iPad tablet sales

HP $99 TouchPad edges out Android in non-iPad tablet sales

HP's TouchPad fire-sale scored the company the second place in US tablet sales, market stats have shown, with the $99 webOS slate edging ahead of Samsung's entire Galaxy Tab line-up. The Korean firm slipped to third place - behind Apple, in first, and HP, in second - with 16-percent of retail tablet sales between January and October 2011, the NPD Group found, while HP managed 17-percent thanks no doubt to its aggressive discounting. Total non-Apple tablet sales amounted to more than 1.2m units the analysts suggest.

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Asus Transformer Prime tablet page goes live

Asus Transformer Prime tablet page goes live

Early this month the Asus Transformer Prime TF201 tablet was announced for the first time. The official page on the Asus site is now up with no hint at a ship date. The tablet sounds nice with a Tegra 3 processor under the hood and a very thin design. The tablet portion is only 8.3mm thick and weighs in at 586g. It can be paired with a keyboard dock that turns it into a netbook-like device as well or used as the tablet alone.

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Lenovo LePad K2 Tegra 3 tablet benchmarks look to take on ASUS

Lenovo LePad K2 Tegra 3 tablet benchmarks look to take on ASUS

We're all well aware by now that the first quad-core Android tablet in the world will indeed by the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime, complete with NVIDIA Tegra 3 - but here comes the second, a Lenovo device that this week has appeared in benchmark tests showing its upcoming might. What we've got so far for specifications on this yet to be formally announced device is a 10.1-inch display, NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-core processor, and indeed the code-name LePad K2. While this may end up becoming the real release name of the tablet, we'll just have to wait and see, as believe it or not, ASUS still has the only announced and official device out there thus far with Tegra 3 onboard.

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Lenovo ICS Tegra 3 tablet incoming

Lenovo ICS Tegra 3 tablet incoming

Lenovo is reportedly readying an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet for launch by the end of 2011, running Google's new platform on NVIDIA's 1.6GHz Tegra 3 quadcore chipset. The mysterious new 10.1-inch slate offers 2GB of 1,600MHz DDR3 memory, Engadget's tipster claims, along with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner intended not only for biometric security but also to double as an optical joystick for navigating lengthy webpages and ebooks.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime spotted in the wild near iPhone 4, DROID RAZR

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime spotted in the wild near iPhone 4, DROID RAZR

This week we both saw the official announcement of the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime and the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor that would power it - and today we get a special treat from ZTOP: a hands-on treatment complete with a size comparison to the comparatively hefty iPhone 4 (or the iPhone 4S). What kind of comparison is that, you might ask, why compare a tablet to a smartphone? Because the iPhone was sitting on the guy's desk and he had an ASUS Transformer Prime to take some photos of, that's why. Also behold a couple of videos from the device which show off some new apps as well.

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ASUS: No 3G Transformer Prime plans at launch

ASUS: No 3G Transformer Prime plans at launch

ASUS has no initial plans for a 3G version of the new Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the company has confirmed to SlashGear, with the Tegra 3 tablet being WiFi-only when it launches next month. The decision follows similar reticence around 3G on the original Transformer, though that at least was initially announced with both WiFi-only and 3G models in the pipeline; however the 3G version followed several months behind the commercial release.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime announced with Tegra 3 quad-core processor

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime announced with Tegra 3 quad-core processor

Today both NVIDIA and ASUS have revealed two new products, both of them coming together here in one product: the Eee Pad Transformer Prime, a 10.1-inch display toting Android tablet with NVIDIA's newest prized processor: the quad-core Tegra 3. The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer is the second Android tablet to have been released by the manufacturer, the first being the break-out hit original Transformer, and here in the Prime we've got a tablet that's twice as powerful, in more ways than one. This tablet will be the first Android device on earth with a quad-core processor and has already been seen to be crushing benchmark tests before its official unveiling today - this is already clearly the most powerful Android device on Earth.

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ASUS Transformer Prime reportedly pushed to Dec for Ice Cream Sandwich

ASUS Transformer Prime reportedly pushed to Dec for Ice Cream Sandwich

ASUS' Eee Pad Transformer Prime, the second-gen Transformer, may have its launch pushed back into December, so as to arrive running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich according to the latest rumors. Google has agreed to help ASUS develop ICS for the Tegra 3 based Transformer Prime, DigiTimes' supply chain sources reckon, in an attempt to persuade the company not to shift its focus to Windows 8 tablets instead.

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ASUS Transformer Prime sets massive benchmark pre-release

ASUS Transformer Prime sets massive benchmark pre-release

Over the past few weeks we've been seeing glimpses of the next big tablet release from ASUS, one that's all but guaranteed to carry the NVIDIA Kal-El quad-core processor, and today according to AnTuTu benchmarking system, we see that not only does this pair exist, it's a powerhouse! What you're seeing here in this post is a stack of benchmarks that've been recorded by AnTuTu (an app which tests synthetically several innards of an Android device including CPU, graphics, and more) and right up on top you'll see nothing less than the ASUS Transformer Prime, complete with a quad-core processor running at 1.4GHz! Below that you'll see another couple of hero devices from Samsung, (including the Galaxy S II from AT&T) but take note: they've only got two cores, half the power!

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Slate 2 resurrects HP’s tablet dreams with Windows 7, on sale this month

Slate 2 resurrects HP’s tablet dreams with Windows 7, on sale this month

HP's original Slate 500 was a highly anticipated tablet that failed to make a splash, but found itself a loyal group of followers. Now months after the TouchPad's sadly curtailed run, HP is returning to its Windows stomping grounds with the Slate 2, a refreshed model with some tweaks more appropriate for touch and pen-based input. The new Slate will improve on the first with six hours of quoted battery life - a 300% increase.

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