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New Nexus 7 official with Android 4.3 and 1920×1200 display

New Nexus 7 official with Android 4.3 and 1920×1200 display

We've already been treated with all the details we could ever want from the second-generation Nexus 7, but Google is just now making the device official. Google's new head of Android, Sundar Pichai, revealed the new tablet today, and while it looks rather similar to the previous generation, there are quite a few differences, both on the inside and outside.

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Nexus 7 2 gets alledged early hardware fondle

Nexus 7 2 gets alledged early hardware fondle

The ASUS-made Nexus 7 2 - also known as the reboot of the original 7-inch tablet - appears to have had a collection of up-close photos and video leak this afternoon. At this point in time we're at least a few weeks out from a full launch of this device, while the existence of the hardware itself hasn't yet been confirmed by Google, ASUS, or anyone in-between. This machine appears to take on an appearance that's similar to the original, coming here instead with a slimmer facade and a landscape-aimed back rather than its original portrait angle.

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Samsung files for phone/tablet docking device trademark in USA

Samsung files for phone/tablet docking device trademark in USA

This week the folks at Samsung have suggested - without saying so to the public - that they're not about to let ASUS leave them in the dust with a phone that docks into a tablet. While Samsung's device isn't exactly the same as the ASUS Padfone, the trademark we're seeing here doesn't put it all that far off from the mark. This filing number D685,774 suggests Samsungs machine wouldn't bring on a traditional form for the tablet dock or smartphone itself, on the other hand.

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Nexus 7 2 tipped for July release

Nexus 7 2 tipped for July release

Rumors about the second-generation of the Nexus 7 keep heating up. We thought we'd see the device at Google I/O back in May, but that never happened. Now, it's expected to land sometime later this year. Specifically, the latest rumor in the mill is that the next-gen Google slate will arrive later this month.

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Nexus 7 2 and the details you want for a reboot

Nexus 7 2 and the details you want for a reboot

If there's one tablet out there that's taken the Android world by storm over the very short few years said devices have existed, it's been the ASUS-made Google Nexus 7. What we saw when the machine was first revealed was more of a solid package delivery than it was a market-topping hero product, and here a year and some months later the machine continues to be a hot toping amongst Android enthusiasts. Here in the summer of 2013, chatter begins to surround the next-generation Nexus tablet, the reboot of the Nexus 7: what'll we see next?

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ASUS PQ321Q is first consumer-level 4K monitor, available for pre-order now

ASUS PQ321Q is first consumer-level 4K monitor, available for pre-order now

We've seen some 4K TVs rolled out in recent times, including an announcement of Toshiba's Ultra HD 4K TV late last month. Today the first ever consumer-level 4K monitor, the Asus PQ321Q True 4K, has been launched for pre-order at three online retailers. Measuring in at 31.5-inches, the PQ321Q offers ultra-high-definition for an MSRP of $3,499.

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New Nexus 7 4G may have crossed FCC as ASUS Pad K009

New Nexus 7 4G may have crossed FCC as ASUS Pad K009

A new ASUS LTE tablet that's potentially the new Nexus 7 4G has been spotted crossing the FCC test bench, complete with twin cameras and Qualcomm's S4 Pro quadcore chipset. Filed as the ASUS Pad K009, and mostly covered with a temporary confidentiality order preventing test photos from leaking, the slate uses Qualcomm WiFi b/g/n (2.4/5GHz) and WLAN HSPA/LTE chips, as well as packing 32GB of internal storage.

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ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

This week at Computex, ASUS has revealed the MeMo Pad HD 7, a direct competitor for the Google Nexus 7, both of them working with a 7-inch display and both of them made by the same company. Though it may seem strange at first for ASUS to create a tablet that's so extremely similar to the machine they've got in their deal with Google, the different bits and pieces offered with this new machine may make all the difference. And it all starts with color choices.

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Intel scores in tablet chips but success may come too late

Intel scores in tablet chips but success may come too late

Chalk up a win or two for Intel, with Computex 2013 Day Zero opening to a number of products with Atom chips where usually we'd expect to see ARM silicon. As expected, Intel's processors found their way into at least one tablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-inch, but the Atom push also got the CPU into a number of ASUS models too. Question is, has Intel managed to squeeze into the Android tablet market too late?

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ASUS Desktop PC G10 hides integrated UPS for power protection

ASUS Desktop PC G10 hides integrated UPS for power protection

ASUS' Computex 2013 appearance hasn't all been flashy tablets and glass-clad ultrabooks; the company also had a new tower PC, though even with the G10 it couldn't resist a little flourish or two. The seriously-styled tower not only accommodates Intel's 4th-gen Haswell processors but a battery backup system, which can serve as a temporary uninterrupted power supply (UPS) just in case your electricity goes out while you're in the midst of crunching some important data.

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ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity gets Tegra 4 upgrade for Ultra HD output

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity gets Tegra 4 upgrade for Ultra HD output

ASUS' docking Android tablets have fast become a mainstay of its range, and so it comes as little surprise to see the Transformer Pad Infinity get a refresh at Computex 2013 this year. The new version is the first of ASUS' line-up to use NVIDIA's new Tegra 4 1.9GHz quadcore, paired here with a 10.1-inch 2,560 x 1,600 IPS display.

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ASUS RT-AC68U 802.ac router promises up to 1,900Mbit/s (but it won’t be cheap)

ASUS RT-AC68U 802.ac router promises up to 1,900Mbit/s (but it won’t be cheap)

Patient when it comes to shuttling files around your network? No, us neither, and so ASUS' new RT-AC68U router is looking mighty appealing. The new 802.11ac wireless hub may have an unmemorable name, but it's probably worth a second glance as the first dual-band WiFi-ac router around, with the promise of data rates of up to 1,900 Mbit/s.

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