I suppose it's not a little ironic that what is easily the best Android tablet yet does not look a little bit like an iPad, but a lot like an iPad, and is being sued for trademark infringement—though not by Apple. If you want to be generous, you could say that Asus's Transformer Prime stands on the shoulders of…
The Asus Eee Pad Transformer with its detachable keyboard dock has been one of the best-selling Android tablets yet. The Eee Pad Slider's keyboard is permanently attached, so you can type wherever you go. Better, right?! Maaaaaaybe.
When Apple's Power Mac G4 came out it was classified as a super computer. It had dual-processors! What would the people of the past have made of this tablet computer, which is the first to have a quad-core processor?
According to a teardown analysis performed by iSuppli, the iPad and iPad 2 compete and often best other tablets while using only half the memory as their rivals. The report argues that Apple's control over design and hardware results in greater efficiency.
It's been almost five months since Asus showed off its Eee Pad Memo tablet at CES, but at Computex today they've announced that it'll actually be 3D when it goes on sale—no glasses required here.
Is there a different way to design a tablet? If so, Asus is going to find it! Their new Android slabs are all special snowflakes—including the QWERTY keyboard-hiding, Tegra 2- and Android 3.0-equipped Eee Pad Slider.
The pre-CES teasing is gathering pace, with Asus releasing a selection of close-up images of forthcoming tablet devices. The shots show a standard glassy slab—plus one that appears to imitate the Inspiron Duo's transforming netbook style.
After confusing the world by saying it would use Windows EC7 as the OS for its upcoming 10.1" EP101TC EeePad, Asus has now seen sense—and stuck Android in the thing instead. Goodbye, familiar bland Microsoft leafy background image.
EeePad is go, according to ASUS' Chairman Jerry Shen, who will be showing it off this June at Computex as planned. However, a launch date has also been mentioned by the Taiwanese—an early-sounding late July.
In today's Remainders: Snow! Stay in and watch the video podcast infinite recursion on YouTube or go outside and toss the new Panasonic Toughbook tablet in a snowbank (it can handle it). Crowdsourced snow shoveling in DC and more!
According to DigiTimes, Asus is building a "4- to 7-inch panel...which will offer a combination of tablet PC and MID functions." And given Asus' experience in cheap portables (inventing netbooks, remember?), the plan could be a perfect fit. [DigiTimes]