Articles tagged with: Asus
Although the Eee Pad Transformer is a difficult tablet to come by, what with it being back ordered just about everywhere, Alex managed to get some hands on time with it recently. In particular, he takes a good look at how the optional keyboard/battery attachment works, which brings Honeycomb dangerously close to netbook territory.
Eschewing the more common convertible notebook design and going full on slate with both multitouch and Wacom digitizer is something new for Asus and the PC industry in general. It’s clear that such decisions are driven more by the consumer market that convertible makes have been targeting in the past. We had a couple of weeks to put the EP121 through its paces, and have come away suitably impressed.
Asus has definitely been busy. Since my last review of the Asus O!Play Air, Asus has released a few firmware updates for it. The most notable is firmware v1.09 which surprisingly adds Internet accessible content to the O!Play Air. While it still does not add Youtube support (Asus, please, add YouTube support!!), Asus has provided apps to give access to such sites as Flickr and Picassa.
Want to do away with your cable bill? Ryan does, so we take a look at different options, from low cost media players like the Asus O!Play Air, all the way up to HTPC setups using nettops like the ASRock ION 330 or Acer Aspire Revo. We’ve also got reviews of Book of Eli and Bayonetta on tap.
(Editor’s note: With newer firmware available Dave has taken another look at the functionality of the O!Play. You can catch the newness that is the update here…)
I’ve been checking out HD media players lately; mainly because I’m not sold on the future of content being in the form of physical media. Sony’s Blu-Ray may have won the optical media war, but for an increasing number of people – not just us tech nerds like myself – shiny plastic discs are so last decade as digital distribution takes centre stage. …