Articles about transformer

SkyProwler drone

SkyProwler VTOL transformo-drone set to darken skies

Joe Public's appetite for new UAV tech must surely have a limit, but that's still some way off if the case of the SkyProwler "Multi-Mission VTOL Transformer Drone" is any indication. Having soared past its $100,000 Kickstarter goal in a matter of days, Arizona-based Krossblade Aerospace Systems is set to unleash the vehicle …
Lester Haines, 26 Feb 2015
ASUS Transformer Book V

ASUS launches 5-in-1 Android Windows Phone laptop tablet (breathe)

Computex ASUS has launched something entirely new – and odd – at Computex. The Transformer Book V is a Windows laptop that, should you choose to detach the keyboard, becomes a Windows tablet. There's something odd at the back of the tablet: a broad groove that houses a five inch Android phone. When the phone is in the slot the tablet …
Asus Transformer Book Trio

This THREESOME is a HANDFUL: It’s the Asus Transformer Book Trio

Review No matter what sort of tablet you prefer, be it an iPad or an Android slate, there will be times when you will also need a good old-fashioned Windows laptop too. Asus, which has form when it comes to cooking up strange combo designs - witness the PadFone - obviously thinks that’s the case as the new Transformer Book Trio is both …
Alun Taylor, 3 Feb 2014
HP SlateBook x2

Tablet? Laptop? HP does the splits with Tegra-based SlateBook x2

HP is to follow its Windows 8-based tablet keyboard combo, the Envy x2, with an Android Jelly Bean version - the computer giant’s take on Asus’ popular Transformer series. Set to ship in August - in the US at least; the UK release is less certain - the SlateBook x2 will be built around a 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1200 IPS LCD screen …
Tony Smith, 17 May 2013
Dell XPS 10

Review: Dell XPS 10 Windows RT tablet and dock

Windows RT: unholy fondleslab abomination or clever integration of a grown-up desktop and touch-friendly tablet UI? Opinions veer wildly and violently between one and the other extreme. The newest and first non-Nvidia Tegra 3 receptacle for Microsoft’s alleged problem child is Dell’s Asus Transformer-esque XPS 10. On paper, …
Alun Taylor, 6 Feb 2013
Apple iPhone 5

iPhone 5 tops benchmark chart

Apple's upcoming iPhone 5 is one of the fastest ARM devices out there, beating even the Asus-made Google Nexus 7, if benchmark data posted online are to be believed. An entry in the Geekbench database spotted this weekend - the figures were uploaded yesterday - shows the new handset clocking up a score of 1601. The readout …
Tony Smith, 17 Sep 2012
Asus Eee PC X101CH

Asus CEO sounds netbook death knell

Asus CEO Jerry Shen has apparently called time on the company's pioneering Eee PC family of netbooks. Shen has said Asus will make no more of the devices, and when current stocks have shipped that will be that, Digitimes claims. Shen is reported to have blamed the move on falling netbooks sales in emerging markets and upon …
Tony Smith, 3 Sep 2012
Asus Transformer Pad

Asus Transformer Pad TF300

Review It’s no secret that I like the Asus Transformer Prime a lot. Still, £500 is a lot for a tablet even if it does go like the clappers, is made of aluminium and has a cracking keyboard dock with a built-in extra battery. Asus Transformer Pad Can you tell Pad from Prime at a glance? No Asus has now addressed that issue by …
Alun Taylor, 13 Jun 2012
Adonit Jot Flip stylus

Ten... tablet survival accessories

Product Roundup Reg Hardware Mobile Broadband Week We like tablets. Way more portable than most laptops - even netbooks - they're nevertheless no less functional. Notebooks clearly have the edge when it comes to outright performance, but you can get a lot done with a fondleslab - and that's before you think about them as entertainment …
Nick Hawkesmoor, 26 May 2012
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Asus: Ice Cream Sandwich Transformer Pad out in May

Asus UK has confirmed that the Transformer Pad TF300T - farewell, Eee branding… - will be out over here late next month, though not on widespread availability until the end of June. The Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet will retail for £399, but that includes the machine's clip-on keyboard-cum-battery extender. Asus said it …
Tony Smith, 23 Apr 2012
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime and friend

Asus outs 1920 x 1280 Android ICS tablet

MWC 2012 Reg Hardware Mobile Week Asus has joined Huawei to become a second announcer of a 10in tablet with a 1920 x 1280 display - the one it was teasing us about last week. Enter the Transformer Pad Infinity - say farewell to the Eee Pad brand, folks - a 586g tablet based on a 1.6GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU and packing 16-64GB of Flash …
Tony Smith, 27 Feb 2012
Samsung Google Ice Cream Sandwich invite

Asus teases MWC 'retina display' revelation

It's official: Asus has begun posting its Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Eee Pad Transformer tablet. The pad, aka the TF101, will get updated first in Taiwan, Asus said, but pledged to roll out the new Google operating system "in other regions soon". The update takes the TF101's system software to release 9.2.1. …
Tony Smith, 24 Feb 2012
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 Android tablet and dock

Asus Transformer Prime tablet reboot fix fails to show

Asus has apologised for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet firmware update no-show and pledge to get the code out soon. The patch, intended to fix the Prime's random reboot bug, was due to have been posted last week. On Friday, Asus said the the code was "rolling out". But the update did not materialise - due to "a couple …
Tony Smith, 13 Feb 2012
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 Android tablet and dock

Asus posts patch for Prime random reboot bug

Asus UK has posted a firmware update for its Android tablet, the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The new code fixes the fondleslab's "random reboot problem", the company claimed. Asus Transformer Prime Tweet This glitch has tried the patience of a fair few Prime owners, and we wonder if it was one of the factors that persuaded …
Tony Smith, 9 Feb 2012

Next-gen Asus Eee Pad Transformer spied

A previously unseen Asus tablet has surfaced on the web prompting speculation that the Taiwanese company is working on the successor to the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. Not that there's much in the leak that gives any hint one way or the the other. All we have is a snap of a tablet - a ten-incher by the look of it - and the …
Tony Smith, 3 Feb 2012
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 Android tablet and dock

Retailer drops Eee Pad Transformer Prime, claims quality issues

Asus has denied that its Eee Pad Transformer Prime is suffering from the quality issues one retailer has claimed have necessitated withdrawing the Android tablet from sale. UK mobile retailer Clove this week stopped selling the Prime because it isn't convinced that "all units we could provide you with are working correctly". …
Caleb Cox, 2 Feb 2012
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime and friend

Asus tackles Eee Transformer Prime tablet GPS woes

Asus has begun rolling out a firmware update for its Eee Pad Transformer Prime that some owners are suggesting goes some way to solve the tablet's GPS problems. Meanwhile, British Prime owners are being offered an extended warranty period in case they're troubled by ongoing GPS issues - or are struck by newly emerged Wi-Fi …
Tony Smith, 19 Jan 2012
lenovo teaser 75

Lenovo primed with keyboard-connectable tablet

CES 2012 CES 2012 Week Continuing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich theme at CES comes the Lenovo IdeaTab S2, a dockable tablet rather in the style of Asus' Eee Pad Transformer Prime. Lenovo IdeaTab S2 The Prime, of course, comes with Nvidia's new five-core Tegra 3 processor. The 10.1in Lenovo IdeaTab S2, however, comes with a …
Caleb Cox, 9 Jan 2012

Create a news alert about transformer, or find more stories about transformer.

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2017