Asus Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft To Create Windows 8-Based Padfone Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid

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http://techcrunch.com – Asus may soon be the next Windows Phone 8 handset OEM partner for Microsoft, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal today. And the company isn’t just looking to stick the operating system in any old device; per the report, it’s looking specifically at creating a version of its docking, Android-based smartphone and tablet combo, called the Padfone, using Microsoft’s OS. The news of a Windows 8-powered smartphone comes via Asus corporate vice president of mobile communication products Benson Lin, who said in an interview with the WSJ that he believes the smart (IT news)