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Asus unveils PadFone 2 Android smartphone/tablet hybrid

By Matthew ยท 8 replies
Oct 17, 2012
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  1. We've seen countless attempts at hybridizing tablets and notebooks, but few manufacturers have taken that consolidation to the next step by using a smartphone as a primary computing device that attaches to various accessories that transform the handset into a...

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  2. dawei1993

    dawei1993 TS Rookie Posts: 37

    I wonder how people use thi... I mean THESE things. So normally you have a phone, and you can dock it in to your pad for extended battery life and bigger screen? In what situations would this be suitable... ?

    I love the idea, but I am thinking... how da heck do you use it?
  3. I smell lawsuit with Asus using word "Pad".
  4. Apple stole the word "pad" from IBM. Remember ThinkPad which first came 1992.
  5. Razer

    Razer TS Booster Posts: 126   +14

    I guess how do you use it when you want to turn your phone into a tablet, IMHO this is more practical rather than having both phone and tablet that are running on the same platform, because, with padfone you simply transform your phone into a tablet and vice versa
  6. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Evangelist Posts: 505   +141

    Sincerely, you make no sense. How do you use it? As a phone when its off of dock. Then you use it as a tablet when its on the dock. If you don't know how to use a phone or a tablet, then thats a different problem. In what situation will being a tablet be suitable? How about viewing video content? Maybe playing a game. Or use for reading ebooks. Is that really hard to perceive?
  7. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    Haha that video. worst presentation ever.
  8. I think Kotex used the word pad before Apple.
    belelelgozi likes this.
  9. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44


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