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ASUS updating Padfone to Android 4.0.4, includes bug fixes and optimizations

ASUS has launched an update that raises the current Android version of their smartphone/tablet/laptop hybrid Padfone. While software version isn’t steeped in Jelly Bean, it does take the device’s Ice Cream Sandwich build to Android 4.0.4. At the same time the update addresses several known issues with the ASUS Padfone and provides optimizations for […]

Rumors of the week: Nexus Tablet confirmed by ASUS representative, Padfone coming to AT&T

One of the most exciting rumors currently is the said release of a Nexus Tablet. This device is said to be manufactured by ASUS and have a 7-inch display and a Tegra 3 quad-core processor. All for an exhilarating price of $150-$250. Nothing is official yet, but a substantial amount of Android fans has been […]

ASUS Padfone now available in the US for $860, includes Padfone Station

The ASUS Padfone is one of the most unique devices out there. Though its specs are nothing special among high-end devices, its multi-functional nature makes the smartphone/tablet very enticing. It is indeed a captivating offer. Many of us have been waiting for it to come to the US. If you are part of that group, […]

ASUS Padfone now available in Australia, priced at 899 AUD unlocked for phone and tablet

We got a tip early this morning that the ASUS Padfone is now available in Australia through Mobicity for 899 AUD (approximately US$890). Customers get the phone (unlocked) and the tablet dock for the amount. Strangely enough, I haven’t found a mention of the keyboard dock, while the stylus-cum-bluetooth headset can be purchased for another […]

Padfone 2 already on the ASUS slate, will feature 4G

ASUS is ramping up for the launch of the long-awaited Padfone three-in-one concept. The gem of Mobile World Congess, the phone within a tablet within a laptop promises to be one of the most intriguing device rollouts in a long while, but it remains to be seen if the concept catches on with the general […]

ASUS teases the PadFone and it’s varying capabilities [Video]

Despite having been first announced a long, long time ago, and despite the fact that we still don’t know when it would release, the ASUS Padfone has managed to maintain a decent amount of buzz. After the recent news regarding it’s amazing battery life, ASUS has also chosen to post this video, demonstrating it’s various […]

ASUS releases official Padfone demo video – are you getting one?

The ASUS Padfone is arguably the most innovative device of CES (it even got a price for it). Just how far will it get, though? ASUS has definitely managed to build a great reputation for itself, in the Android community. But if you aren’t already anticipating this release, ASUS is hoping to change that with […]

ASUS Padfone battery goes 14.1 hours in laptop mode during real world tests over 3G

After uncovering a YouTube video on ASUS’s channel claiming that the soon-to-be-released ASUS Padfone’s battery was capable of up to 102 hours of use when in laptop mode, the folks at Engadget decided the numbers were a bit too good to take at face value. They went straight to source and got the slightly more realistic […]

ASUS Padfone gets unboxing video, docks on docks on docks

The ASUS Padfone has been highly anticipated since it was first announced well over a year ago. After a bit of retooling it re-debuted earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, much to the intrigue of all in attendance. With a smartphone that docks into a tablet that in turn mates with a keyboard dock, […]

ASUS Padfone Could Be Delayed Due To Qualcomm S4 Shortage

That rumored S4 shortage might have some truth to it after all. According to a tweet from ASUS Indonesia, a shortage of Qualcomm’s latest 4th generation Snapdragon processors is spelling trouble for the iPad destroying ASUS Padfone launching on time. The tablet/smartphone transforming hybrid was originally slated to launch in Taiwan at the end of […]

ASUS Padfone, Transformer Pad Infinity, and Pad 300 Priced and Dated For Europe

At an Italian event known as Milan Design Week 2012, ASUS showed off a few of the year’s most lustworthy Android devices — the ASUS Padfone, Transformer Pad Infinity (TF700T), and Transformer Pad 300. All three were on display at ASUS’s exhibit with pricing and a rough launch given for Italy (which should remain the […]

ASUS PadFone up for pre-order in Taiwan, on sale April 20

In the year since it was initially announced, the ASUS Padfone has gone through a few changes. But ASUS promised us it would finally for on sale in April, and sure enough retail availability is almost upon us. The PadFone is up for pre-order in Taiwan. Though it may not be indicative of its pricing […]

7 Best Gadgets at Mobile World Congress 2012

There were a ton of exciting announcements from the very beginning of Mobile World Congress 2012. Even through now, we’ve learned of new developments and advancements from tons of companies and a lot of it has been great. What are the absolute best announcements and product showings, though? We’ve come up with our list of […]

ASUS confirms PadFone release to come in April

The ASUS Padfone may have taken some time to come around, after being announced over a year ago, for the first time. The trio surely managed to still get a good impression, though, as it is one of the most unique devices we saw at Mobile World Congress. But there has been no details about […]

ASUS Padfone Hands-On: Phone, Tablet, Laptop Collide Awesomely [VIDEO]

Loving gadgets can be an expensive hobby. While everyone might want a smartphone, a tablet, and a laptop, not everyone can afford all three. And if you’re going to buy all 3, why settle for anything but a seamless experience? The ASUS Padfone is my clear favorite for the best gadget of MWC 2012. It’s a […]