Asus Takes Wraps Off of PadFone Mini

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Of all the mobile gadget makers, Asus reminds me of the toys of my youth such as Erector sets. Asus has an affinity for creating hybrid devices with components that snap in and out of each other. The Transformer series of laptops and notebooks obviously plays on this transforming toy theme with the name Transformer, […]

PhonePad+ Pairs Up With Galaxy S3 to Mimic Asus Innovation

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Remember the Asus-made Padfone that attempted to turn your Asus smartphone into a tablet through a hybrid convertible design? Well, a third-party accessory-maker thinks that Asus’ novel creation is worth the inspiration and created a similar concept for Samsung’s smartphone, which attempts to pair a Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, and even a Galaxy S4 with […]

Asus PadFone Infinity Pairs 5-inch 1080p Phone with 10-inch Tablet & 4G LTE

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At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Asus announced the new PadFone Infinity, the 5-inch 1080p smartphone that docks into a 10.1-inch tablet. The new PadFone Infinity is a 5-inch smartphone with a 1080p display that runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The PadFone Infinity Station tablet dock has a 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1200. […]

Early Padfone 2 Certification Shows LTE, But No U.S. Support

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Asus is scheduled to hold its Padfone 2 media event to announce the device on October 16, but ahead of the announcement we now know a little bit more about the transforming smartphone. The second-generation device has been rumored to have a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and come pre-loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. […]

Asus to Announce Second-Generation Padfone Oct. 16

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Asus, which has made a name for itself by exploring hybrid, convertible form factors in mobile with the Transformer Pad series (nee Eee Pad Transformer) and brought the same transforming sleekness to the phone and tablet with the much delayed first-generation Padfone. It looks like the company is committed to that form factor and Asus […]

Asus Padfone, Transformer Pad Infinity Destined for AT&T’s 4G LTE

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While U.S. customers can certainly import the Aus Padfone right now for a hefty cost, there’s news that U.S. wireless carrier AT&T will soon offer the transforming smartphone-tablet-netbook concept on its network as well as a 4G LTE variant of the Trasnformer Pad Infinity tablet. According to an un-named Asus representative speaking to Android Authority¬†at […]

Asus Cites Snapdragon S4 Shortage for Padfone Delay

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It looks like Asus’ transforming Padfone smartphone-tablet-netbook device has missed its April debut date in Taiwan and the manufacturer of the device cites Qualcomm’s shortage of the Snapdragon S4 processor as the reason. Initially, the Padfone would have debuted in Taiwan in April and the company would launch the device in more markets shortly after, […]

ASUS Announces Padfone and Transformer Pad Infinity Pricing for Europe

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ASUS brought a few of its Android devices to Milan Design Week 2012 to show them off and to announce pricing and availability in Europe. At the event ASUS talked about the upcoming Padfone, Transformer Pad Infinity 700, and Pad Transformer TF300. According to Notebook Italia, ASUS announced the Padfone will be available in Italy […]

Asus Padfone – Phone + Tablet Combo Launching in April

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Asus first announced the Padfone way back in May 2011. At that point the smartphone and tablet combination seemed like nothing more than a prototype. In October Asus reiterated that it planned to bring the Padfone to market with Ice Cream Sandwich. Now Asus has announce the device along with a few new accessories and […]

Asus’ MWC Teaser Suggests Transforming Padfone Announcement?

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Asus has released a teaser video on YouTube with little information about what the company may be announcing at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of the month. The video depicts a series of Russian Matryoshka nesting dolls with the phrase ‘Divided we stand. Together we rock.’ The tags for the YouTube video […]

Asus Padfone Finally Launching at MWC

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It has been awhile since we heard from one of the more interesting devices in recent memory, a device called the Asus Padfone. The phone and tablet concept that we first saw at Computex 2011 has had a long road to launch but according to a report from Modaco, the device (in its final form) […]

Asus Padfone Release Date Pegged for Early 2012

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We know tons of you out there have been waiting for Asus’ Padfone, and who wouldn’t be after watching this video, and so you’ll be delighted to know that the device has been pegged for an early 2012 release and more specifically, it will be launched at the Mobile World Congress that will be taking […]

Asus Confirms Padphone Coming with Ice Cream Sandwich by End of Year

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In addition to showing off the Transformer Prime tablet with a quad-core CPU and Android Ice Cream Sandwich onboard, Asus head Jonney Shih also took time to confirm that the Padfone will be coming to market by the end of the year. The Padfone was unveiled earlier this year and introduced a new hardware concept […]

Asus PadFone Details, First Impression & Hands On Video Roundup

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Asus has unveiled a new tablet concept at Computex 2011 called the Asus PadFone, which has an opening in the back that allows you to dock your smartphone to power the tablet, similar to how the Motorola Atrix 4G powers a laptop dock. The Asus PadFone has been announced, but the details are still scarce […]

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.1 Update Rolling Out Next Week

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Back on May 17th, both Asus and Acer confirmed their Android Honeycomb tablets, the Eee Pad Transformer and Iconia Tab A500, would be receiving a boost up to Android 3.1 Honeycomb at some point during the month of June. Well, it appears that Eee Pad Transformer owners won’t have to wait too long into the […]