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First-generation ASUS Padfone gets update to Android 4.1.1

First-generation ASUS Padfone gets update to Android 4.1.1

posted: 23 Mar 2013, 12:28

The original ASUS Padfone has received an update that takes the devices to Android 4.1.1 which includes the usual Google favorites like Project Butter and Google Now, but also throws in a number of changes unique to ASUS; weighing...

Asus rep confirms Nexus tablet coming at the end of the month

Asus rep confirms Nexus tablet coming at the end of the month

posted: 10 Jun 2012, 21:55

An Asus representative is confirming that it will be the manufacturer getting the job of producing the first Nexus tablet which will be introduced at the end of this month, most likely during Google I/O which will take lace...

ASUS Padfone now available in the States via Negri Electronics for $859.50

ASUS Padfone now available in the States via Negri Electronics for $859.50

posted: 09 Jun 2012, 18:02

With the ability to transform from a handset to a tablet or a laptop, the ASUS Padfone is a three in one mobile device that offers you just the right amount of portability that you need for a specific moment;...

Asus PadFone video shows off the transforming 3-in-1

Asus PadFone video shows off the transforming 3-in-1

posted: 14 May 2012, 03:57

The Asus PadFone is an irresistible concept - a phone simply plugs into a tablet chassis, and they both support a third keyboard dock which doubles the battery life of the tablet…

Asus PadFone gets 14.1 hours of battery life in 3G laptop mode

Asus PadFone gets 14.1 hours of battery life in 3G laptop mode

posted: 11 May 2012, 19:07

After viewing as YouTube video on Asus' channel that made a claim that the battery on the Asus PadFone lasts up to 102 hours in laptop mode, Engadget decided to check it out and put the battery through a test; the results...

Asus Padfone delayed in the midst of Snapdragon S4 shortage

Asus Padfone delayed in the midst of Snapdragon S4 shortage

posted: 02 May 2012, 06:16

The Asus Padfone, a true transformer going from a phone into tablet, into a docked laptop-like experience, is an elusive product - it had to hit shelves last year...

Asus Padfone release date confirmed for April 20th, retailing for $980

Asus Padfone release date confirmed for April 20th, retailing for $980

posted: 05 Apr 2012, 06:53

The Asus Padfone, the phone that plugs into a tablet chassis, will go up for pre-order tomorrow in Taiwan and hit shelves on April 20th for $980 off contract…

Asus PadFone will solve the problems of

Asus PadFone will solve the problems of "tablet hesitators"

posted: 05 Mar 2012, 07:25

Asus has been making the headlines lately by saying it will be among the first companies bringing Android 5.0 Jelly Bean devices to market and explaining that it will wait until…

Asus Padfone - a versatile platform or just good engineering exercise?

Asus Padfone - a versatile platform or just good engineering exercise?

posted: 27 Feb 2012, 15:38

So what do you think - is the Asus Padfone best thing after homemade jam or a multiple personalities disorder waiting to happen? Checkmark one in the poll and opine in the comments...

Asus Padfone Hands-on Review

Asus Padfone Hands-on Review

posted: 27 Feb 2012, 12:35

The concept is very interesting and unique – a phone that can be docked into a larger tablet like frame. The dock only acts as a larger screen and battery life extender. All the computing and connectivity comes from the phone. The configuration has is up and down...

Asus PadFone slides into a tablet screen with its slim body, 4.3

Asus PadFone slides into a tablet screen with its slim body, 4.3" Super AMOLED display and Snapdragon S4 silicon

posted: 27 Feb 2012, 05:36

Asus lifted the veil over its long-awaited redesigned 9.2mm thin PadFone at the MWC. Sporting a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, Snapdragon S4 with the new Adreno...

Asus teases the Padfone with a

Asus teases the Padfone with a "Divided we stand, together we rock" Matroska dolls video

posted: 23 Feb 2012, 03:12

Asus has now started ramping up the excitement about its all-in-one modular Padfone by outing a video called "Divided we stand, together we rock" (clever), and also claiming that "1+1+1=Endless...

Asus to lift the cover off an overhauled PadFone in February?

Asus to lift the cover off an overhauled PadFone in February?

posted: 31 Jan 2012, 07:36

Last time we spotted the Asus Padfone it was gearing up for launch at MWC this February and it looked exactly the same as the model we saw almost a year ago…

Asus PadFone quick look

Asus PadFone quick look

posted: 14 Jan 2012, 14:12

Enter the Asus PadFone, yet another brilliant feat of engineering marvel concocted by the good people over at Asus – well, that’s because it’s just so out there! On one hand, it’s part smartphone that’s running Android 4.0 Icre Cream Sandwich and powered...

Asus confirms it will unveil PadFone late February at MWC

Asus confirms it will unveil PadFone late February at MWC

posted: 10 Jan 2012, 04:18

Ah, the Asus PadFone! That unique combination of a phone plugging in a tablet to power it up has an aura of mystery and probably the best weirdly theatrical announcement…

Asus Padfone on tap for early 2012 at the MWC expo, but with quad-core Tegra 3 onboard

Asus Padfone on tap for early 2012 at the MWC expo, but with quad-core Tegra 3 onboard

posted: 05 Dec 2011, 06:55

The Asus Padfone contraption that allows you to dock your Android smartphone into a screen shell to convert it into a tablet is now rumored to be demonstrated at the MWC 2012 expo, which is in...

Asus Padfone spotted with MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 chip

Asus Padfone spotted with MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 chip

posted: 21 Nov 2011, 06:45

The Asus Padfone is truly a unique concept - a phone that docks into a tablet chassis so that the tablet can leverage its processing brains. Now, a bright idea like this needs bright execution…

Asus Padfone phone-tablet combo shipping with Ice Cream Sandwich, arriving Q1 2012

Asus Padfone phone-tablet combo shipping with Ice Cream Sandwich, arriving Q1 2012

posted: 20 Oct 2011, 03:02

The Asus Padfone looks a bit like sci-fi - it’s a combination of a smartphone and a tablet, but not a fully-functional slate, but rather chassis powered by the smartphone…

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