ASUS PadFone 2 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

We don’t often see devices get a jump to a software version four times higher than what they were launched with, but with the PadFone 2, we might be seeing a welcome exception. ASUS has started rolling out an update to Android 4.4 for its second-generation PadFone, bumping its software from Android 4.1 to the

Asus Sells Almost 1M Units of Padfone 2

Asustek Computer claims that it has sold almost a million units of the Padfone 2 after it was launched three months ago, according to a report published by Digitimes. This puts some speculations that the Padfone 2 was bound to fail to rest once and for all. It may be recalled that when the product

TransPhone Pro: A Budget Phone+Tablet Device

A new smartphone-tablet combo is about to enter the market called the TransPhone Pro. This device is similar to the Asus PadFone 2 in a sense that you will be able to dock the smartphone on the tablet. What it differs though is in the price as it is less than half of the PadFone

ASUS Padfone 2 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update now available

The ASUS Padfone 2, which was launched in October, receives a major overhaul in its operating system as the manufacturer recently rolled out the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for it. Originally, this smartphone-tablet combo runs version 4.0, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich, but ASUS promised to roll out an update this year and

Asus Padfone and Padfone 2, Compared

Asus has just made the Padfone 2 official in an event in Taiwan. It is the second attempt of Asus to entice consumers with a hybrid device that has the smartphone docking into a tablet. So how does the second Padfone compare with the first? Asus made numerous changes on the original Padfone to make

Asus Unveils Padfone 2

Asus has officially lifted the curtain on the Padfone 2, the successor to its original smartphone-tablet hybrid. The Padfone 2 has dimensions of 5.43 (height) x 2.72 (width) x 0.35 (thickness) and tips the scale at 0.3 lbs. This makes it lighter than the latest iPad as well as the original Padfone. It has a

Asus Padfone 2 Announced Online, Slated For Oct 16

Those who are excited to set their sights on the successor of the Asus Padfone will be delighted to check out this official announcement. On the Asus website, the company has put up a teaser for the upcoming arrival of the Padfone 2, with the words “It’s intuitive!” and “It’s coming on October 16.” Moreover,