At the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan on Monday, device manufacturer Asus unveiled a three-in-one computer - the Asus Transformer Book Trio - which can not only be used as a laptop and a tablet, but also as a desktop PC, if the users add an external monitor.
Asus Transformer Book Trio can run Windows 8 and Android simultaneously. Though the plugging of the tablet in the laptop dock gives the device an appearance similar to its previous Transformer devices, the Trio transforms into a full-fledged Windows 8 laptop due to the full hardware complement inside the dock.
Computer maker Asus has just introduced the world to its high-end 31.5-inch monitor that boasts 4K resolution (3840 x 2160).
The Asus PQ321 display is based on IGZO technology that promises impressive power-efficiency. It features DisplayPort, dual-HDMI input, integrated speakers, and comes accompanies by an adjustable stand.
As per the company's claims, users can combine two inputs simultaneously to get picture-by-picture support.
According to a Bloomberg report, citing two unidentified sources aware of the proceedings at Google, the company's I/O conference in San Francisco this week would likely witness the launch of a $199-priced tablet, which will be co-branded with Asus and will underscore Google's intentions to take a "direct aim" at the Apple iPad.
On Sunday, April 22, Asus began the US shipping of its Transformer Pad 300 tablet - an Android-powered 10.1-inch product which the company has largely been pitching as a gaming device as well as a notebook replacement.
Running a pre-installed Android 4.0 `Ice cream Sandwich' version, the $380-priced Transformer Pad 300 boasts Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 processor which is capable of clocking a speed of 1.2GHz, and its 12 integrated graphics cores allow the users a strong gaming experience.
During the course of a conference call with analysts on Thursday, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that the demand for thin laptops – called Ultrabooks – will likely be so huge in the coming times that, by the end of 2012, nearly 40 percent of the laptops in the consumer notebook arena would be Ultrabooks.
On a recent post at Engadget today, reported that Best Buy has been able to successfully pull its tablet magic trick. After emerging in the bestbuy. com site at the price of $400, the Asus’ EE Pad Transformer was towed away from the site within a very short period of time.
During the CES 2011 in January it was made clear by Asus that the Android 3.0-enabled EE Pad Transformer will be available within the price range of $400 to $700 on the basis of its storage capacity.
Computer manufacturer Asus announced the availability of its much-awaited Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 laptop via various UK retailers.
The Murcielago LP640 Roadster-inspired laptop is a blend of magnificence, power, and sleek & elegant glossy exterior. The Lamborghini badge adorns the lid.
Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 laptop, which has been designed by Asus and Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini, comes equipped with a 1.8GHZ dual-core Atom processor and a LED black lit 12.1-inch display that offers a resolution of 1366 by 768.
Asus has officially launched its new dual-core netbook, dubbed the Eee PC 1015PN, which offers features full 1080p HD video capabilities.
The new netbook comes equipped with the dual-core 1.5GHz processor, NVIDIA Ion 2 chipset for taking care of the graphical duties and a 10.1-inch LED display that offers a resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels.
Other striking features of the new netbook include 1GB of RAM, a 250GB hard drive, Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi b/g/n, a 0.3 megapixel webcam, VGA out, HDMI out and 3 x USB 2.0 ports.
Taiwan-based technology giant Asus has come up with two laptops in the N series range.
The new N series from Asus, the N53JN and N73JN, feature the latest NVIDIA GeForce 400M 3D chipset with Optimus technology for exceptional power source-optimized graphics performance.
In addition, the N53JN and N73JN laptops come equipped with Intel Core processors and SonicMaster audio, which guarantees superlative laptop sounds.
Due to a strong competition given by Apple’s iPad, the sales of Asustek Computer went down from expectations in the second quarter. In the third quarter, the Company is projected to raise its sales to its peak; therefore, Asustek has set its target to the sale of 1.4 million units, as said by Company President and CEO, Jerry Shen.
The monetary status of Asustek Computers also dropped due to fewer shipments of motherboards, notebooks and netbooks.
There are plans made by Asustek Computer to launch a PC in the later parts of the year which will run on Windows 7 operating system and will come at a price tag of somewhere near $1000.
Along with this, the firm is in the process of developing a more affordable device that will run on Google's Android.
There are other plans in the pipeline too, with the firm's tablets to be running on Microsoft's Windows Embedded Compact 7.
Eee PC 1001P is an attractive offering for the budget conscious, value for money seekers comes for £229 (at Amazon).
The elegant seashell design integrated with power and energy efficiency makes the Eee PC 1001P different from others.
The netbook comes with the power-saving Intel Atom N450 processor that offers up to 11 hours of battery life after a full charge.
Apart from the usual feature of the Seashell series it has a Multi-Touch gesture input that allows one to easily zoom in and out to view photos or read documents, by simply moving hands on the touch pad.
Taiwanese computer manufacturer Asus’ upcoming Lamborghini-branded VX6 netbook boasts of its sleek and slim line exterior that imitates the design of famous Lamborghini cars.
The Asus-Lamborghini VX6, which shows the combined efforts of Asus and stylish car manufacturer Lamborghini, features a 12.1-inch display with HD ready resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The screen is supported by NVIDIA Ion 2 graphics card.
It has high-tech features such as Intel Core i5 processing, USB 3.0 and powerful 3D graphics, 4GB of DDR3 memory and it runs Windows 7.
Taiwanese computer manufacturer Asus has come up with tablet-style PC that is expected to snatch some market share from Apple’s newly launched iPad.
The EP121 Eee Pad runs Microsoft’s Windows 7 and is equipped with a 12-inch screen and a dual-core CULV Intel CPU. Unlike Apple’s iPad, it features an integrated webcam and supports Adobe’s Flash Player.
The company claims that its EP121 Eee model comes with ability to serve as a multimedia player, e-reader and compact PC. It also features a docking station that can be connected to a physical keyboard.