Asus' dual-booting Transformer AiO starts at $1,299 this spring

By Shawn Knight
Mar 7, 2013
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  1. Asus introduced the world to their dual-booting Transformer All-in-One at last year’s Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. Details were soft at the time and we had no idea when the company planned to launch the computer or at what...

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  2. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

    So, if I'm working on a spreadsheet in the docked mode and decide to undock and take the tablet to a coworker in a different office, what then? Will an Android app open it? Then Excel will open it when the tablet is docked again? Not getting the practicality of this dual OS setup.
  3. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Guru Posts: 751   +270

    Yeah, not enough details on how the interactions between the 2 OS's will work...
  4. Critica1Hit

    Critica1Hit TS Rookie Posts: 27

    I don't think that would be the case, if it's dual booting. I guess when you boot it up without the docking station you'll have Win8 while doing the same undocked will get you Android. Now the first pic in the article may be misleading if so, since the AiO is out of the docking station and still running Win8...? We'll have to wait for more details. It is an interesting concept and for whoever is on the market and undecided if getting a full computer or a table, this may be a good option.
  5. roxxas2

    roxxas2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 64   +22

    Why dual-boot at all? If you have Windows 8, why would you need Android OS? I mean if you have a full on Windows OS, I don't really see a need to run Android at all.

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