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ASUS Transformer Book T300 shows up at IFA 2013 with beefier parts

ASUS Transformer Book T300 shows up at IFA 2013 with beefier parts

In an attempt to bring the best of both worlds, ASUS has unveiled a new and improved Transformer Book T300 laptop and tablet hybrid that builds on what we've seen from its last such attempt, the Transformer Book TX300. With the same detachable keyboard but with an upgraded hardware portfolio, this new Transformer Book will combine the portable convenience of a tablet and the utility of a powerful laptop.

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Transformer Pad TF701T official with NVIDIA Tegra 4 to launch aside Infinity

Transformer Pad TF701T official with NVIDIA Tegra 4 to launch aside Infinity

ASUS has taken the wraps off its new Transformer Pad TF701T, a 10.1-inch Android slate that is very similar to the Transformer Pad Infinity we saw at the beginning of June. With the TF701T model comes an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and a high-resolution IPS display, as well as a metal chassis and SonicMaster audio technology.

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ASUS MeMO Pad 8 and 10 tablets introduced with IPS displays and enhanced audio

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 and 10 tablets introduced with IPS displays and enhanced audio

ASUS has announced the new MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 tablets, two mid-range Android slates equipped with IPS displays, enhanced audio technology, and quad-core processors under the hood. Both tablets were introduced at the IFA 2013 event today, and though release dates and pricing haven't been pegged yet, we've got all the details for you after the break.

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ASUS Fonepad 7 reboots the massive handset with Intel inside

ASUS Fonepad 7 reboots the massive handset with Intel inside

It would appear that ASUS has had so much success with the first 7-inch smartphone/tablet combination (as revealed earlier this year in the Fonepad) that they've brought on a second generation in the Fonepad 7. This device works with a new non-slip finish (where the original was a bit slippery, as it were), HSPA+ 3G connectivity, and an Intel Atom Z2560 processor inside. This machine also works with a 7-inch 1280 x 800 pixel resolution IPS LCD display up front.

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ASUS Transformer Pad reboot teased for September 4th

ASUS Transformer Pad reboot teased for September 4th

It would appear that the promotional team at ASUS have decided it's time to begin promoting their next-generation tablet, one that'll transform as the last several generations have and will be revealed in full on the 4th of September. This device is appearing in a black case in ASUS first teaser image, complete with essentially no identifying marks suggesting it's any different from the last Transformer tablet - the logo is even in the same place (essentially). Also this week the folks at Tinhte have dug up an ASUS tablet from the FCC with a look that's quite similar to that of the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300.

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Cheaper tablets incoming: low-cost touch panel pressure on in Taiwan

Cheaper tablets incoming: low-cost touch panel pressure on in Taiwan

With the success of tablets like the Google Nexus 7 seeing a second generation here in 2013, it would appear that the pressure is on for not just processor manufacturers but display panel makers to optimize their lower-end. With the creation of NVIDIA's Kai strategy was laid the tracks for the miniature freight train that was the ASUS-made Nexus 7 - low cost, perfectly usable for fun and entertainment, and distributed through the web. Now it would seem that it's time for display makers to take their turn.

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ASUS first to the market with 20Gbps Thunderbolt motherboard

ASUS first to the market with 20Gbps Thunderbolt motherboard

While it's been reported that we won't be seeing the new Thunderbolt standard until next year, ASUS has already announced what we believe is the very first product to sport the faster 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 standard. It's called the Z87-Deluxe/Quad motherboard, and it takes two 10Gbps Thunderbolt ports and mashes it into one bi-directional 20Gbps port.

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ASUS VivoBook X102BA Windows 8 notebook appears in leaked press shot

ASUS VivoBook X102BA Windows 8 notebook appears in leaked press shot

A leaked press shot has surfaced amidst rumors that ASUS will be expanding its VivoBook line with the 10.1-inch VivoBook X102BA laptop. The information comes from the folks over at the Swedish website SweClockers, who also got their hands on a run down of the machine's rumored specs. If all goes as said, the notebook will be available in September.

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ASUS Chromebook reportedly to hit shelves by end of year

ASUS Chromebook reportedly to hit shelves by end of year

The folks over at Digitimes have popped up with an interesting rumor, stating that "upstream supply chain" sources have tipped an ASUS Chromebook for a late 2013 launch. Such a move is reportedly to get large orders from educational institutions, as well as to "tighten" Asustek's relationship with Internet giant Google.

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Nexus 10 refresh tipped for ASUS manufacturing stamp

Nexus 10 refresh tipped for ASUS manufacturing stamp

Word has already gone around that a Nexus 10 reboot is heading our way in the near future, but while Samsung was responsible for the production of the 10-inch Google slate, it's rumored that ASUS will take over manufacturing and will become the sole manufacturer of Google's Android tablets.

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ASUS Windows RT tablets no more, company calls it quits

ASUS Windows RT tablets no more, company calls it quits

We've known for a while now that Microsoft has had a hard time selling Windows RT tablets and ASUS has expressed in the past that they weren't to happy about that, and it seems they've had enough. The company has confirmed that it will no longer manufacture tablets running Microsoft's Windows RT operating system.

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Nexus 7 UK debut inked in for August 28

Nexus 7 UK debut inked in for August 28

Google's new Nexus 7 will go on sale in the UK from August 28, ASUS has confirmed, just over a month after the updated 2013 version of the tablet landed in the US. The Nexus 7 2013 - which features a higher-resolution display than its predecessor, not to mention a faster processor - will carry a slight premium over the first-gen model, priced from £199.99.

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