Taiwanese PC maker Asus plans to launch new tablets in its Transformer and MeMO Pad lines of Android tablets later this year as it aims to build up its brand in the tablet space alongside the Google Nexus 7 series.
One of Windows RT's earliest manufacturing supporters is turning its back on the Metro-only operating system.
In an interview with PCWorld and TechHive, Shih riffs on Nexus 7 development, Windows 8 woes, and Asus's smartphone aspirations.
Asus Chairman Jonney Shih stops by to talk about the work his company put into the latest Nexus 7 tablet.
And yet more Nexus 7 pics hit the Web in the run-up to Google's media event on Wednesday.
The shift toward smaller tablets will accelerate in the second half of the year when a slew of tablet makers, including Apple, introduce new models with screens 8-in. or smaller, said Richard Shim, an analyst with DisplaySearch.
One of the most unique computers unveiled at this year's Computex is the Asus Transformer Book Trio. What looks like an ordinary laptop is actually two computers. Under the keyboard is a Windows PC based on an Intel Core i7 processor, and behind the screen is an Android computer running on an Intel Atom chip.
Asus was the big story with a slew of product announcements on the first day of Computex. But now it's Intel's turn to return to the spotlight.
Coming up from Computex in Taipei we'll hear from Intel's Dadi Perlmutter and check out the company's keynote where we expect to hear more on its Haswell and Bay Trail chips.
Asus introduced a slew of new products at its Computex press conference in Taipei Monday. Headlining the company’s news was the 7 and 10-inch Memo Pad tablets, which start at $129.
Asus debuted a $149 7-inch Android tablet dubbed the Memo Pad at Computex on Monday.
The Asus VivoMouse combines mouse and trackpad functions and supports Windows 8 gestures, and is intended for use with the VivoPC, a small desktop for offices and living rooms.
Asustek Computer has fired another shot in the Android tablet price war, putting the starting price for the Asus Memo Pad FHD7 at $129.
Asustek Computer is extending its Zenbook family of ultrabooks with a new model with a cover made from Gorilla Glass to make it resistant to scratches.