Category: Asus (Android)

Friday afternoon impulse buy?

It’s that time of the week when you’re hopefully thinking of spending a bit of cash on yourself. Expansys are kicking out the 2012 model of the Google Nexus 7. The reconditioned Asus-built device comes with a free dark grey travel cover. It’s the one we first reviewed …

It’s Zen time

Along with a range of Zen phones, Asus also announced their first smartwatch – the Asus ZenWatch. The ZenWatch is an Android Wear device in a similar vein to the recently announced Samsung Gear S and LG G Watch R. The ZenWatch has a 1.63″ 320 x 320 …

Nexus 7, 2012 model, going for a song

Fancy a well-known tablet for not much cash? Expansys have knocked down the price of the Asus-built Google Nexus 7 to just £79.99. Originally this was up for £128.13, and it’s powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU with 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM and a 7″ 1280×800 pixel …

Tesco deals – ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 available for not that much

How’s £79 grab you for this? Tesco seem to be offering some pretty cheap deals on tech right now, and this weekend you can treat yourself to a relatively cheap ASUS 7 incher. It weighs 302g and has a HD 1280×800 IPS display, quad-core CPU, dual speakers, 5-megapixel …

Google Nexus 7 by Asus – 32GB going cheap

It’s the original Asus-made tablet from 2012, but for £99.99 you’re getting a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM and this one has 32GB of storage. Oh, and you get the latest version of Android t’boot. Pop down to your local Argos and you can pick one of these …

Buy a Nexus 7 and get £50 Google Play credit

  Everyone loves a bargain, particularly if there’s a shiny new gadget involved. Announced 10 months ago at last year’s Google I/O conference, the Nexus 7 received positive reviews.  With this year’s I/O conference to be held at the end of June, speculation is rife that a new Nexus …

Asus announce the Intel Atom equipped Zenfone range

Asus have announced a new range of Intel Atom based phones, there are three devices available in a range of colours and sizes. They come in four, five or six variations and Asus have applied a skin to them all called ZenUI. Zenfone 6 The ZenFone 6 is …

ASUS PadFone mini arrives officially

Earlier in the week we covered the leaked Asus Padfone Mini and now, according Engadget China it’s now official. It’s the marriage of a 4.3″ (960×540) Android handset with a 7″ (1280×800) dock and comes with a Snapdragon MSM8226 quad-core CPU running at 1.4GHz. Running on Android 4.3 …

Oh look it’s an Asus PadFone Mini with a 4.3″ buddy

Asus certainly make some interesting form factors. The FonePad and PadFone being the two that confuse me the most and it seems that the PadFone range is going to continue with what looks like a 7″ tablet with a 4.3″ companion handset attached. I think this really could …

Google Nexus 7 (2013 edition) – Review

What can be said about the Nexus devices that hasn’t already been said? What once stood for a developer orientated device is now a high street brand that you can pick up in your local branch of PC World. Which isn’t a bad thing, it means more people …

Nexus 7 LTE now available in the UK

International Android fans rejoice! The Nexus 7 LTE is expanding its availability to several more countries starting today. Google Play is now selling the mobile data-enabled Nexus 7 in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, UK, Japan and Korea. Pricing in the UK is at £299 for the 32GB model …

New Asus Transformer Revealed Next Week ?

According to this teaser from the Asus Facebook page it looks like we might be seeing a new tablet in just a few short days. Not much is known other than what we see here, which in the top right hand corner shows what is clearly the standard …

The new Nexus 7 is now available on the UK Play Store

  The new Nexus 7 is ready for you to buy, you may have heard about it, if not check out my initial impressions. You can buy either the 16GB model for £199 here or the 32GB model for £239 here. The spec of the new Nexus 7 …

Want a new Nexus 7? Get on over to Woolies

The new Nexus 7 has been an elusive beast, but if you head over to the phoenix of Woolworth’s ashes now you will be able to pick a 32GB model up for £239, or a 16GB one for £199. They’re in stock at the time of writing, but …

Asus Fonepad now available on Three UK

Happy Saturday people. Meet the silver Asus Fonepad. It’s now available on Three for £12.53 per month for 1GB of data (and a £29.99 up-front charge on a 24 month contract) or a rolling monthly £7.50 deal which gives you the same data with a £179 up-front cost. …

Google announce a new Nexus 7 [Pricing Update]

This afternoon Google have announced the new updated Nexus 7. The original Nexus 7 spearheaded a surge in smaller Android tablets,  most people I know at some point owned a Nexus 7 and it remains to be seen if the new Nexus 7 will be successful. Spec wise …

Images of the new Nexus 7 leak out

A few days ago a load of leaks and pictures of the new Nexus 7 leaked out, if you missed them recap it here. Above is another image of the new Nexus 7 by Asus which has been leaked by @evleaks this time. You can see the rear …

Nexus 7 successor images leak out

The Asus / Google Nexus 7 is probably the most successful Android tablet ever. It has become the one tablet I actually pick up every day and actually use, rather than just dust off and recharge, like my Surface RT. Google have historically updated their devices annually and …

Asus Nexus K009 tablet takes a visit to FCC for approval

Asus look to be building on the success of their original Nexus tablet, if newly published FCC test results are to be trusted. They’ve been playing about with a tablet that’s referred to as the Nexus K900. Tech specs aren’t quite high-end, but still pretty juicy, pointing towards …

Asus Fonepad is now up for pre-order

The Asus FonePad is an intriguing creature. Part tablet, part phone and something else that I can’t quite place. Spec wise it’s not astounding but for £179.99 you get a whole lot of bang for your buck. Processor: Intel Atom Z2420 1.2GHz Graphics: Imagination PowerVR SGX540 Screen: 7-inch …