Category: Asus


Asus Transformer Book Trio review

In the computing word, the term “hybrid” is often synonymous with “compromise” or “expense”. In the case of the Asus Transformer Book Trio, neither applies: it is a fully-capable computer with separate hardware for both an Android tablet and a Windows laptop/desktop. At $949, it’s also fairly inexpensive for the hardware you get. While the



Asus debuts line of ultra-cheap ZenFones with Intel chips, good vibes

Asus isn’t well known in Canada for its smartphone line-up, as the company has kept that part of its business to the Asian markets, but its excellent Android tablets are well embedded. The company has arguably some of the best design standards in the Android market, releasing gems like the Transformer Pad back when few



Gift Guide 2013: Best Tablets

In this year’s Gift Guide, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our second instalment, we take a look at the best tablets. This year has been very, very good for the tablet buyer. While the iPad still dominated headlines, Android OEMs finally began taking hardware seriously just as


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White 32GB Nexus 7 coming soon to Staples Canada

A white version of the popular Google Nexus 7 was announced two weeks ago, but Canadians were unfortunately shunned from ordering it from Google Play. Though the 7-inch beauty was launched exclusively on Google Play in the United States, U.K. and Japan, those wanting to score this tablet in festive white for the holidays may be in



Android 4.4.2 rolling out to Nexus devices (Update)

We’re getting reports that only days after receiving Android 4.4.1, various Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7, are receiving another update to Android 4.4.2, build number KOT49H. While there’s no word on what has been updated this time around around — the generic update blurb is the same as the former one, indicating



Nexus 7 (2013) LTE receives small update to Android 4.3.1

Google has released a small update for the Nexus 7 (2013) LTE, iterating its version number to Android 4.3.1. This is the first actual step up for the newly-released tablet, and the first device to go above Android 4.3 in general. While the changelog does not give any details, the new build number JLS36I is