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Old June 3, 2013, 08:54 AM
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Default ASUSí Transformer Book Trio is a Desktop, Tablet and Notebook

Though Computex doesnít officially begin until tomorrow in Taiwan, ASUS has already announced what is sure to be one of the more innovative products of the show: the Transformer Book Trio.

What makes the Transformer Book Trio interesting is its hybrid nature ó hyped before the show as WeTransform ó as a notebook, tablet, and desktop. In one mode the device is a Windows 8 ultrabook complete with an Intel Corei7 4500U, in the other itís an Android Tablet powered by a 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580. Finally, in its third mode, itís a desktop computer after detaching the screen and plugging in the keyboard/body contraption into a compatible monitor.


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Old June 3, 2013, 09:18 AM
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This might be the device I'm looking for.. Really want a (suppose old style these days) graphics tablet that isn't bulky but has good performance for light photoshop work and also the mobility of a tab.

Wonder if it will work/be accurate enough with a stylus?
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IIRC ASUS already done something like this, but in a bigger form factor (22 inch touchscreen). Will try to find a link to it...

EDIT: Found the AIO I was thinking about: ASUS Transformer AiO Any idea it will function similar to this?

It is a real cool design, but after reading the article, I'm a little confused. Can it be used as a Windows tablet? Can the keyboard be used on the Android OS?
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IIRC ASUS already done something like this, but in a bigger form factor (22 inch touchscreen). Will try to find a link to it...

EDIT: Found the AIO I was thinking about: ASUS Transformer AiO Any idea it will function similar to this?

It is a real cool design, but after reading the article, I'm a little confused. Can it be used as a Windows tablet? Can the keyboard be used on the Android OS?
No and no, if it follows the desktop.

I don't want Android on my Windows Tablet/Ultrabook. I want Windows, plain and simple. The i5/i7 should be in the tablet, and the keyboard "dock" should just include some extra I/O connectors and an extended battery. If Android really must be included as a "feature", integrate a small ARM board into the tablet alongside the Intel.

Since we recently got the Lenovo Helix in the office, that's close to what I want in a device. Just that the tablet is a bit thick and heavy for my liking.
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I'll take both girls in the press release.

Tablets are still up for grabs
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IIRC ASUS already done something like this, but in a bigger form factor (22 inch touchscreen). Will try to find a link to it...

EDIT: Found the AIO I was thinking about: ASUS Transformer AiO Any idea it will function similar to this?

It is a real cool design, but after reading the article, I'm a little confused. Can it be used as a Windows tablet? Can the keyboard be used on the Android OS?
Jeez, that thing is massive...I imagine this is a pretty niche device.
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