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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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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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