Drawing on the ancient art mastered by its Japanese neighbours, Asus has made a protective cover that looks similar to Apple's Smart Cover for iPad, only with all the style of an origami masterpiece
The Asus Transformer UK release date has been announced by the Taiwanese giant, with the company's first Android Honeycomb tablet/laptop hybrid arriving on 30 March.
UpdatedAsus has dropped a bit of a clanger. Having announced that its latest Android tablet line-up would launch running Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), a spokesperson has now said that the OS will, in fact, be 2.3 (Gingerbread).
BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) may launch a tablet device at a developer's conference next week, according to latest reports from the US.
Asus has launched another tablet computer at Computex 2010, in addition to the much-hyped Asus Eee Pad, with the new Eee Tablet from the Taiwanese computing firm promising to reinvent the e-book.
Asus is set to pre-install Amazon's Kindle for PC application on selected new netbooks and laptops.