There are mad rumours around the net that Asus has been in talks with Google themselves to lay down an Asus 7 inch tablet. Rumours are that the tablet may come out in May for as low as $200-$250.

This makes this potential tablet a Kindle killer or a hot competitor with the offerings from Barnes & Noble, Amazon and Blackberry (who’s 7 inch Blackberry Playbook has come down to $199).

Quality tablets for cheap are hard to come buy, as the old adage goes, you get what you pay for. The HP Touchpad sold for as low as $100 during it’s fire sale last year, and the Blackberry playbook which ha sjust released it’s OS 2.0 has gone as low as $100 for RIM employees.

Nexus devices seem to hit the market with a lot of success and support. The guys over at XDA have already developed some solid roms for phones such as the Nexus S.

There is no doubt that a tablet from Asus will probably run the newest Android OS right now which is Ice Cream Sandwich. From the looks of the Memo, it may not have a foward facing camera, but will spot a quad core Tegra 3 processor (simiular to the current Transformer Prime) but at a smaller screen size and at a much more affordable price.

This is the magic price range that I think a lot of consumers will more likely go for if they aren’t going to splash out $500 for a new iPad.

Only time will tell if we get a sub $250 Asus Nexus tablet this May. If so, I will definitely be picking one up!

If you still have a lot of old home movies on VHS tapes, then you have probably been wondering what you can do to get rid of them. They take up a lot of space and, since they are on magnetic tape they wear out over time due to factors such as heat and moisture. So, how will you transform the old tapes to digital? How can you get rid of the junk?

Well, you can buy a dual machine that will not only play those old great home movies but also convert them to DVD so that you will be able to clear away some of the old relics to make more room. And it does not have to be hard at all. In fact, it can be as easy as pushing two simple buttons on the machine. Follow these steps.

  1. You need to realize that there are some VHS DVD combo players that will only play DVDs and not record them. So to convert the VHS to DVD you need a machine that will be able to play the old VHS videos and then record them to DVD as well.
  2. You need to buy something with some value – not just anything. If you have very, very old videos, then they are probably already showing some signs of deterioration. This means you will need to handle them with care. The experts say that these combo recorders are at the top of the list.
    • Panasonic DMR-EZ48VK ($240)
    • Sony RDR-VX560 ($180)
    • Toshiba DVR670 ($250)
  3. The last thing to do is to find a good price for the model you want. I suggest that you buy your a refurbished model which was repaired by a technician for resale. These are always the best price for the best value.

Well, that is how easy it could if you were to do a VHS to DVD transfer. Good luck!