Asus Transformer Prime Up For Preorder On Amazon

After a false start it appears that the first quad core Android tablet, the Asus Transformer Prime, is alive and  preordering on Amazon.com The Asus Transformer Prime preorder pages went up on Amazon.com for a short time Friday but by the time we had gone to check it out the pages were gone. This time

Asus Tranfsormer Prime Goes Through The FCC

The first Android tablet with Nvidia’s quad core Tegra 3 processor has been spotted at the FCC’s test center in Columbia Maryland. The Tegra 3 processor is going to bring not 4 but 5 core processing to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. There are also rumblings that it may release with Android 4.0 Ice

Gamestop Testing The Sale Of Android Tablets In 200 Stores

A couple months back we reported that GameStop may be getting into the tablet computer business to push their own mobile gaming format. Today, more information has come out about this new strategy. According to the Wall Street Journal, GameStop will be testing the sales of Android tablets made by Acer, Asus and Samsung in

Asus Unveils Transformer Prime Landing Page

Last week while onstage with Walt Mossberg for AllthingsD’s AsiaD conference, Asus Chairman Jonney Shih, revealed the next generation of the Eee Pad Transformer series Android tablets. We had already heard reports that this would be the first device to feature Nvidia’s Ka-El quadcore processor (which really has five cores) but Shih confirmed that onstage,

Asus To Reveal New Transformer Tablet With Ice Cream Sandwich In Tow?

With all the excitement leading up to Samsung and Google’s announcement last night in Hong Kong the real reason journalists were in town, Allthings D: AsiaD, seems to have been overlooked. After all AllthingsD events are usually the events were new technology is debuted and dreams are born or shattered. Take last year’s AllthingsD: D

Asus Releasing “Tough” Android Tablet In Japan

The folks at Asus, the creators of the Eee Pad line of Android tablets, have unveiled what’s got to be the most rugged and toughest Android device to date.   The new Asus Tough, is a 7″ waterproof, dustproof, and ruggedized Honeycomb Android tablet built to withstand extreme conditions. In terms of toughness the Asus Tough

Tawian Honors HTC As Top International Brand

When you think about all the toys growing up that were labeled “Made in Taiwan” it’s hard to believe that a company that was once thought of as a smaller OEM is Taiwan’s top international brand.  HTC is currently the world’s 5th largest smartphone maker and has a brand value of $3.6 billion dollars, which

Asus Eee Pad Slider Now Available In The US

Popular US electronics retailer NewEgg is now offering the highly anticipated Asus EeePad Slider Android tablet for $479 in a 16gb version and $579 for a 32gb version. Asus just about shocked the world with the build, quality and popularity of their EeePad Transformer Android tablet. It sold out quickly at many retail outlets.  Asus

Asus Adds More Accessories For The EeePad Transformer

Asustek made news earlier this week when it was forecasted that they will probably increase their tablet sales projections for 2011. After taking off in most markets Asus is expected to increase their sales forecast to 2 million tablets by the end of the year.  The first Asus Android tablet, the EeePad Transformer, flew off

ASUS To Increase Tablet Forecast To 2 Million

Coming out of tradeshow season earlier this year (CES, MWC, CTIA) I would have NEVER in a million years predicted that ASUS would have had such a great first half of the year with tablets.  Until their Android tablets arrived at market, with their silly little eeePad names, ASUS was nothing more than another netbook

Asus Officially Launches EeePad Slider & Confirms Transformer 2

Earlier in the year Asus announced that they would be bringing multiple Android tablets to market.  The first was the eee pad Transformer which has been doing very well in Best Buy’s and other retail outlets along side the Acer Iconia 500, The Toshiba Thrive and even the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.  There is just

Asus Transformer Specs Reveal It’s Ready For Netflix

The folks at Droid-Life caught this earlier in the day but it seems that Asus eee-Pad Transformer will be ready for Netflix when it updates to Android 3.2 Honeycomb.  According to this official spec page, Netflix is one of their “Special Apps” in the US only. It was reported earlier in the week that Netflix

Asus Eee Pad Transformer 3G Breaks Cover In Italy

A lot of our twitter followers are upset with the fact that the Asus Eee Pad Transformer didn’t make it onto my list of tablet recommendations yesterday, if I had decided to do four tablets it would have. However that doesn’t discount that the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer is a bad ass piece of hardware.