We are living in an age where science fiction meets tech reality, and the prevalence of all-in-one tablet-and-PC devices is making this even more true. On April 12 Asus released the Transformer AiO, its take on the all-in-one phenomenon. With this tablet, you can simply pick up your PC monitor and take it with you. Here’s everything you want to know to decide if the Transformer is right for you.
Functionality of the Asus Transformer AiO
The Asus Transformer AiO is more than just a tablet. What makes this tablet unique is the fact that it can function as a typical, inclusive PC. In fact, when it’s connected to the PC Station, you will hardly know that it’s a not a traditional PC. However, if you wish to use it as an Android device, simply detach the screen and go. While much larger, and much heavier, than the iPad, the Transformer offers full Android functionality.
When you detach the screen, it switches automatically from Windows 8 to the Android OS. What if you want to use both? That’s fairly simple, just use the base’s HDMI-port to attach a monitor and you can use both Android and Windows 8 simultaneously on the split screens. This is what sets it apart from similar all-in-one units. [Read more…]