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Asus has been forced to abandon the dual-booting Transformer Book Duet TD300 due to strong opposition from both Google and Microsoft, according to sources for The Wall Street Journal.

Announced at CES back in January, the notebook would have allowed users to run Android and Windows on the same machine, then quickly switch between them. But its fate has looked uncertain since Asus postponed its launch this month.


Asus has reportedly postponed the launch of its new, dual-booting Android+Windows notebook following pressure from Google. The Transformer Book Duet TD300, which was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas back in January, was scheduled to go on sale in March — but it may not go on sale at all.


Pebble today announced that its new appstore — announced at CES in Las Vegas last month — is now open on iOS and coming soon to Android. It’s already home to over 1,000 apps and watchfaces for everyone’s favorite wearable, and it’s built right into the Pebble app for smartphones.


Samsung starting taking pre-orders for its new Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 in the United Kingdom yesterday, and those who placed an order would have paid £649 for it. But quite incredibly, they could have gotten it £100 cheaper from Carphone Warehouse.


Just two weeks ago, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z1 Compact as a scaled down variant of its current flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and now the handset is available to buy in Sweden for €520 from various independent retailers.

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