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Eee Pad Transformer Prime on Nov 9 tips ASUS doc

Eee Pad Transformer Prime on Nov 9 tips ASUS doc

ASUS' Eee Pad Transformer Prime will launch on November 9, according to an investor conference presentation, with two further Eee Pad "hero products" expected in Q1 2012, as the company attempts to build on the success of the first-gen Transformer. Meanwhile, Windows 8 tablets are set to follow on later in 2012, according to the slide desk [pdf link], though the first such models won't arrive until Q3 next year.

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ASUS Eee Pad Slider Review

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Review

Tablets took ASUS by surprise this year. The company revealed its two models, the Eee Pad Transformer and Eee Pad Slider, back at CES 2011 in January, and went on to see the Transformer become a sell-out success. The Slider SL101, meanwhile, failed to appear on schedule, and it's only now - ten months after we saw it first - that units are finally reaching store shelves. Has time been kind, or is this Android tablet just a netbook with pretensions? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Transformer 2 gets a live demo, announcement coming November 9th

Transformer 2 gets a live demo, announcement coming November 9th

Speaking at the AsiaD conference earlier today, Asus' chairman Jonney Shih laid out the company's plans for ultrabooks and tablets for the next few months. After showing off the oh-so shiny Zenbook UX31, Shih pulled out yet another goody from his briefcase: the elusive EEE Pad Transformer 2. Shih noted that the tablet market, and in particular Android, will be a big part of the company's mobile strategy for the coming year.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transfomer may be first Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

ASUS Eee Pad Transfomer may be first Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

ASUS has confirmed that its popular Eee Pad Transformer tablet as well as its upcoming Transformer 2 would both be getting the just announced Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update very soon. Considering how quickly ASUS updated to Honeycomb 3.2 following its release, this early confirmation could make the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer the first tablet to run Ice Cream Sandwich.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 2 gets video tease

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 2 gets video tease

ASUS has kicked off a new teaser campaign for the next-gen Eee Pad Transformer 2, the much-anticipated sequel to the company's original Transformer. Although the tablet is only shown in snippets, there's still plenty to take away from the short video (which you can see after the cut): like before it docks into a keyboard base section, and has a rear camera now packing an LED flash.

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Tablets finally undercutting $500 iPad, but will it matter?

Tablets finally undercutting $500 iPad, but will it matter?

As you already may well know, the iPad is not a tablet PC, it is an iPad. Thus is the brilliance of the brand-masters at Apple and thus is massive success the iPad has seen so far. What we've been seeing over the past few months is a welcome change on the part of many manufacturers and carriers trying to sell their tablet computers in the face of a very much iPad-saturated market: price cuts. A whole heck of a lot of price cuts, in fact, with everyone from HTC to Lenovo cutting tablet prices on carriers and in big time tablet-pushing stores like Best Buy.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 2 imminent says CEO; Ice Cream Sandwich at end of 2011

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 2 imminent says CEO; Ice Cream Sandwich at end of 2011

ASUS' second-gen Eee Pad Transformer is on-schedule and will remain competitive against the Amazon Kindle Fire, CEO Jerry Shen has insisted, denying reports that the Transformer 2 would be delayed. The new Transformer will be $499, DigiTimes reports, while Shen says Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich - Google's next significant update of the platform, for tablets, smartphones and Google TV STBs - is will arrive at the end of this year.

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Microsoft Windows 8 quad-core tablet to be giveaway at Build?

Microsoft Windows 8 quad-core tablet to be giveaway at Build?

During this week's Tech Ed event in New Zealand, Microsoft showed off some new devices, including one that is reportedly a Windows 8 quad-core tablet. According to attendee Alan Burchill, who is also an IT consultant and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, the unnamed slate could be a giveaway at Microsoft's upcoming Build developer conference in September.

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 Possible in Bid for First NVIDIA Kal-El Quad-Core Tablet

Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 Possible in Bid for First NVIDIA Kal-El Quad-Core Tablet

A supposed collection of "multiple" sources have confirmed that the very first NVIDIA Kal-El quad-core processor toting tablet will be a next-generation Asus device, very possibly called the Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2. The Kal-El chipset is an object of some discussion of late on when the quad-core chipset would be released, be it Q3 of 2011, Q4, or beyond. What we're to understand today is that the SoC will be at least a month out from now and that it'll be coming into play on the Asus Transformer 2.

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Eee Pad Transformer 2 in October as ASUS ramps up supply chain?

Eee Pad Transformer 2 in October as ASUS ramps up supply chain?

ASUS' successor to the Eee Pad Transformer is due in October, according to the latest leaks from the Taipei supply chain, with the company keen to commercialize on the success of the first-gen Honeycomb tablet. To avoid the manufacturing shortages that saw production unable to keep up with demand first time around, DigiTimes reports, ASUS has contracted two touchscreen suppliers rather than the original one.

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Acer Iconia Tab A100 due August for $300; A500 price cut imminent

Acer Iconia Tab A100 due August for $300; A500 price cut imminent

Acer's Iconia Tab A100 is set to launch in August, according to new reports, with a roughly $300 price tag. The delayed slate - which had originally been promised for May 14, but which Acer then put back to the second half of 2011 - will drop sometime next month, according to an email sent to retail partners that leaked to Engadget.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Getting Android 3.2 Honeycomb Tomorrow

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Getting Android 3.2 Honeycomb Tomorrow

That was fast. ASUS has confirmed via Twitter that the Android 3.2 Honeycomb update will be rolling out tomorrow, July 28, to its ASUS Eee Pad Transformer tablet. The tablet has been incredibly popular for its keyboard dock that turns it into a notebook hybrid, but has likely been a crowd pleaser for its speedy update turnaround times as well. Its last update to Android 3.1 Honeycomb was just released in the beginning of June.

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