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Asus IDF media event (CNET live blog)

Asus will be showing off several products at an event in San Francisco. Join CNET for full coverage.

  • Kent German 9/12/2013 12:11:00 AM
  • Kent German 9/11/2013 11:47:01 PM
    There is no live stream for this event, but CNET will bring you all of the news. Please note that we will suspend the posting of comments for the duration of the event.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:07:02 AM
    How it disrupted the industry and changed our mobile live forever.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:07:19 AM
    Asus went cheap while other kept prices high.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:07:54 AM
    Eee PC want to be affordable, mobile, productive, entertaining, and stylish
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:07:56 AM
    "truly ultra mobile, truly productive, truly stylish."
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:08:11 AM
    Asus Transformer Book T100 announced.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:08:32 AM
    T100 looks shiny, new, and compact from my view
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:08:38 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:08:44 AM
    Looks like pretty much every Asus Transformer tablet.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:08:59 AM
    Finish and color looks similar to T700
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:09:32 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:09:35 AM
    The tablet weight 1kg.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:09:38 AM
    "designed to achieve ultimate mobility"
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:09:43 AM
    16% lighter than iPad 4.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:10:09 AM
    Up to 11 hours of battery life. Runs Windows 8.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:10:19 AM
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:10:24 AM
    "You never have to stop working now" (don't let Kent German find out)
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:10:29 AM
    Windows 8.1, actually.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:10:44 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:10:46 AM
    MS office 2013.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:11:15 AM
    USB 3.0, next-gen SuperSpeed storage.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:11:28 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:11:48 AM
    1366x768 IPS display. Not very impressive.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:12:05 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:12:06 AM
    Xbox Live Support.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:12:20 AM
    Gaming on the go. Hmmmm.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:12:27 AM
    Asus SonicMaster audio, in its 4th generation, featured. Good for optimizing multimedia experiences.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:12:38 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:12:40 AM
    Houses Intel Bay Trail CPU.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:12:56 AM
    Bay Trail was built specifically for tablets
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:13:05 AM
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:13:34 AM
    Tom Kilroy, Intel Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sales and Marketing, is now on stage with Shih.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:14:13 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:14:15 AM
    Tom and Jonney are now congratulating each other on Bay Trail and its use in the T100.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:14:57 AM
    Tom compliments Jonney on his astute description of Bay Trail.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:15:00 AM
    Lots of love between Asus and Intel right now
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:15:27 AM
    Reminiscing about launching the EeePC 6 years ago.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:15:36 AM
    Tom leaving the stage now.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:15:40 AM
    I feel like I just watched a private conversation
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:15:42 AM
    Just Jonney again.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:15:49 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:16:09 AM
    Says the T100 is the Eee PC reincarnated.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:16:12 AM
    Focus shifting back to new products
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:16:43 AM
    "Everything is perfect, right?"
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:16:54 AM
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:17:07 AM
    Shih priding himself on affordability of T100
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:17:09 AM
    Price starts at $349 for 32GB. $399 for 64GB.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:17:39 AM
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:17:42 AM
    Available starting October 18.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:17:45 AM
    Comes with unlimited Asus WebStorage service
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:17:50 AM
    OK, that's it.
  • James Martin 9/12/2013 12:18:23 AM
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:18:24 AM
    "In search of incredible" is the last slide for the presentation
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:18:28 AM
    Check back with CNET later for hands-on and video of the T100 and other Asus products.
  • Eric Franklin 9/12/2013 12:19:14 AM
    Thanks for joining us everyone.
  • xiomara.blanco 9/12/2013 12:19:25 AM
    Thanks for tuning in everyone! Until next time.
  • Kent German 9/12/2013 12:19:59 AM
    Thank you, everyone, for joining us!
  • Kent German 9/12/2013 12:21:08 AM
    Eric, Xiomara and James are now headed to the demo areas to get their hands on the T100 and Asus's other new products.
  • DanielJA 9/12/2013 12:21:28 AM
    What no UX301?
  • Kent German 9/12/2013 12:23:12 AM
    @DanielJA
    We wrote about the UX301 from IFA last week. It should be here, though, so stand by for more thoughts.
  • Kent German 9/12/2013 12:23:57 AM
    We'll also have more info coming on the Trio
  • Kent German 9/12/2013 12:25:03 AM
    So, thanks, again for staying with us. You'll see the latest First Takes, photos, and videos on CNET shortly. Good night!
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