If you’re keeping track, I’m almost half-way through the ASUS IFA announcements from this morning. Up next we have two new Fonepad devices, the Fonepad Note 6E and the Fonepad 7E. As you might guess from the name, these are hybrid smartphone and tablet devices, or if you prefer: really big phones. (Maybe we can get back to holding cell phones the size of a large brick to our faces in the next few years?) Starting with the Fonepad Note 6E, ASUS has a 6” 1080p Super IPS+ display with up to 450 nits brightness and 10-point capacitive touch. The “Note” aspect reflects the inclusion of a stylus, presumably with an active digitzer layer. The basic idea is that the Fonepad is designed for people...

ASUS Announces Transformer Book Trio - Windows 8 and Android 4.2 Hybrid

Going along with their other IFA announcements and taking more than a few elements from the Transformer tablets, up next from ASUS is the Transformer Book Trio. The idea...

19 by Jarred Walton on 9/4/2013

Samsung ATIV Smart PC: Revisiting Clover Trail Convertibles

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60 by Vivek Gowri on 3/18/2013

The x86 Power Myth Busted: In-Depth Clover Trail Power Analysis

The untold story of Intel's desktop (and notebook) CPU dominance after 2006 has nothing to do with novel new approaches to chip design or spending billions on keeping its...

163 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/24/2012

The Clover Trail (Atom Z2760) Review: Acer's W510 Tested

Microsoft’s Windows 8/RT launch has been a bit choppier than expected. I remember hearing rumors that the OS release could slip into next year, but it seems that the...

102 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/20/2012

ASUS Windows 8 and RT Products Revealed

ASUS has spent the last few years showing how good design can yield big dividends in the Windows notebook and Android tablet markets. With today’s announcement of their Windows...

17 by Jason Inofuentes on 10/23/2012

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