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January 3, 2012 by

Asus customers grumble over Transformer Prime lock

Outraged owners of Asus's Transformer Prime tablet are petitioning the company to free up the Android device's bootloader so people can install custom versions of the operating system.On Monday a member of the XDA-developers forum, 'Wordlywisewiz', wrote that the just-launched Transformer Prime had a bootloader that was locked down with 128-bit encryption, making it impossible to flash customised ROMs or tweak the device in a variety of other ways.

May 26, 2011 by

Asus posts teaser of 'super-slim' Eee PC netbook

Asus is preparing to launch a very thin Eee PC netbook that may be sold with a Linux distribution, a teaser on Facebook suggests.Posted on the official Asus Facebook page on Wednesday, the teaser describes the device as "no ordinary netbook", noting that the "super-slim" subnotebook "has a twist".

April 1, 2011 by

Where are the proper tablet apps?

Yesterday I had a briefing with Facebook. Despite being something of a tablet skeptic (you may have noticed), I asked what the company is doing to address such devices.

January 13, 2011 by

Hybrid tablets-netbooks to be niche

Two-in-one devices combining tablet and netbook experience are "complicated" to market and more costly than non-hybrid counterparts, making them appeal only to niche segment, analyst says.

December 23, 2010 by

It's tablet time at CES 2011

It is shaping up to be the year of the tablet at CES. The shadow of Apple's iPad hangs over the show, forcing a wide range of companies to announce plans for tablets. Here's what I'm expecting to see.

August 16, 2010 by

Asus's Eee tablet plans revealed

Release details for the upcoming ASUS tablet range have been disclosed by the chief executive of the company following a recent investors' conference call in Taipei.Speaking to assembled reporters following a quarterly financial meeting in Taipei on Friday, the company's head, Jerry Shen, confirmed that Asus is planning to release several tablet devices in the coming months on both the Microsoft and Google platforms, according to PC World reports.


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