The Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101-X1 is the same as the Asus Eee Pad Transformer but the former is the version sold in Best Buy stores. There are no specification differences between the two.
Asus may pull the curtain back to reveal a new 7-inch Android tablet next week at CES, but just which one remains a mystery.
Dubbed the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Mini 7, the new tablet would follow the company's recently launched 10-inch Transformer Prime. The 10-inch version can move beyond its tablet roots with the addition of a physical keyboard dock. Its 7-inch cousin should offer a similar … Read more
Want to try out the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime before it launches later this month? GameStop has your back.
The boutique game retailer said today that it will be allowing customers at select stores nationwide to go hands-on with the Android-based device starting this weekend. The company didn't say where the Transformer Prime will be on display, but did point out that it's the first retailer to bring the device to the public.
The Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first tablet to launch with the new quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, which promises an improved mobile-gaming … Read more
One thing is certain. The Android tablet crowd has beaten Apple to the punch with quad-core silicon--and the list is growing.
In the wake of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime becoming available for order at stores like Best Buy in the U.S., a few more details have leaked on upcoming quad-core tablets from Acer and Lenovo, according to an Asia-based Digitimes report. … Read more
Hewlett-Packard mulls what to do with WebOS, Asus unveils a powerful tablet, and Adobe ceases development of a Flash Player plug-in for mobile devices.
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GameStop is now in the Android tablet business.
The retail gaming vendor is starting to sell three Android tablets outfitted and accessorized as gaming devices.
GameStop is offering gamers a choice among the 7-inch Acer Iconia Tab A100 for $329, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 for $499, and the $399 Asus Eee Pad Transformer. To transform them into gaming machines, the retailer is bundling six titles with each tablet--Dead Space, Monster Madness, Sonic CD, Cordy, Riptide GP, and Re-Load.
To further cement the deal, the company is including the Kongregate Arcade Android app, which gives gamers an online portal with access to more than 500 free games, the ability to compete against others, and a place where they can share reviews and comments about different titles with fellow users.… Read more
While user-facing software is what usually makes or breaks a platform--and Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is no exception--underlying hardware can make the critical difference between a snappy and slow device. So what's going to power upcoming Android 4.0 phones and tablets?
Texas Instruments will be leading the way on Android 4.0. Its dual-core OMAP4460 chip is inside the Samsung Galaxy Nexus which, in turn, is the launch vehicle for Android 4.0.
This didn't happen overnight. TI and Google have been preparing for this week's Ice Cream Sandwich launch for a while. … Read more
What's the sweet spot for tablet pricing? We're finding out as Hewlett-Packard, RIM, HTC, and others learn that trying to sell a tablet at the iPad's starting price of $500 may be a fool's errand.
Lenovo and Best Buy are the latest to bring down pricing, selling the 10-inch Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet with 32GB today and Monday for $329, down from $499. And that 10-inch tablet comes with a dual-core Nvidia processor and Android 3.1.
Thanks to their slim designs, touch screens, and light weights, tablets have taken off in the last few years as a popular alternative to Netbooks and, in some cases, even laptops.
Unfortunately, a tablet screen isn't the most ideal environment for typing. By including a built-in keyboard, the Asus Eee Pad Slider attempts to offer a solution to this problem. But does the inclusion of a keyboard defeat the purpose of owning a thin, light, and cool-looking media device?
Obviously, there's more to a tablet than its looks and ergonomics. Available apps, services, and functionality are just as … Read more