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ASUS rumored to unveil a redesigned PadFone next month

January 31st, 2012

ASUS has confirmed that the company is planning to announce a tweaked version of its tablet-smartphone hybrid at Mobile World Congress on February 27th in Barcelona, Spain, according to Modaco. The Padfone — which combines a smartphone, tablet and netbook all in one — was first unveiled at the Computex trade show in Taiwan last …

TI announces 1.8GHz dual-core OMAP4470 mobile processor

June 3rd, 2011

Texas Instruments on Thursday unveiled its latest mobile processor, the 1.8GHz dual-core OMAP4470, from the annual Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. The new CPU is destined for smartphones and tablets, and it features a power-sipping design that offers a variety of performance enhancements compared to older processors. According to TI, the OMAP4470 will deliver an …

Intel discusses new ‘Ultrabook’ notebooks, Atom roadmap

May 31st, 2011

During the Computex trade show in Taiwan on Tuesday, Intel’s executive vice president Sean Maloney discussed a new category of laptop computers called “Ultrabooks” that Intel says will dominate 40% of the consumer market by the end of next year. Ultrabooks will blend the performance of today’s laptops with a tablet-like experience in a thin …

ViewSonic outs ViewPad 7x Android tablet

May 31st, 2011

During the Computex trade show in Taipei on Monday, ViewSonic officially took the wraps off of its ViewPad 7x Android tablet. We had heard mumblings of the device earlier this month, but now we know all of the ins and outs of the tablet: it runs Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb, is powered by a dual-core NVIDIA …

ASUS Padfone unveiled at Computex [video]

May 30th, 2011

ASUS on Monday unveiled its second convertible tablet just ahead of Computex 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan. Using what ASUS calls the “n+1” concept, which refers to taking a current product and adding a single change that allows the product to evolve beyond its current capability, ASUS sought to simplify the process of moving between a tablet …

NVIDIA shows off power of Kal-El quad-core chip with new ‘Glowball’ video

May 29th, 2011

NVIDIA has released a new video called “Glowball” that shows off the power of its upcoming quad-core Kal-El mobile processor  — the same quad-core monster that should be making its way into Amazon’s “Hollywood” tablet in the near future. The video shows dynamic lighting rendering on a mobile device for the first time, and a …

ASUS may unveil convertible smartphone-laptop combo at Computex

May 27th, 2011

Earlier this week, ASUS teased a new device to be unveiled at the annual Computex trade show. The question it raised, “pad or phone?” lead many to speculate that we might be looking at another device featuring a convertible form factor similar to that of the company’s popular Eee Pad Transformer. Now, new teaser images posted to …

ASUS teases new tablet to be unveiled at Computex

May 24th, 2011

While consumers the world over are still busy trying to get their hands on ASUS’s Eee Pad Transformer, ASUS is prepping a new slate to be unveiled next week at Computex 2011. The Taiwan-based computer maker took to its Facebook page to tease what will seemingly be another unique device. “Break the rules: pad or …

ASUS announces the Eee Pad and Eee Tablet

May 31st, 2010

Computex 2010 started off with a bang as ASUS unveiled the two newest products in its Eee product line, the Eee Pad and Eee Tablet. Being two dissimilar devices with different markets in mind, let’s start off with the consumer-friendly Eee Pad which just so happens to come in two flavors. The first and no …