ASUS goes weak at the knees
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 05:55

ASUS goes weak at the knees


Component shortages, exchange rates creating concerns for revenue


According to the latest Far East reports, Asustek is expected to experience a weak second quarter due to difficulties with its next-generation smartphones entering mass production, along with component shortages that continue to create rising cost pressure.

ASUS spins off its AR development team
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 07:05

ASUS spins off its AR development team


Readying to support Windows Mixed Reality headsets in Q4


ASUS said that it is ready to spin off its augmented reality and virtual reality development teams to become an independent startup, according to the latest Far East reports.

Asus GTX 1080 Ti Strix OC Boosts to 1708MHz
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 16:35

Asus GTX 1080 Ti Strix OC Boosts to 1708MHz


Comes with a new cooler as well

While we have already seen some teasers regarding Asus' upcoming ROG Strix GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, today we have the full specifications, including the new cooler as well as its impressive 1708MHz GPU Boost clock.

ASUS to show off ZenFlip UX370 2-in-1 convertible at MWC
Published in Notebooks


Thinner and lighter chassis, more 7th-gen processor options


During the usual variety of product launches at Mobile World Congress next week, ASUS is preparing to release a successor to the ZenBook Flip UX360, a 2-in-1 convertible that was announced in July and re-launched in September featuring a 360-degree hinge and the choice of 6th-gen Core M processors or a 7th-gen Core i5 processor.

Asus unveils new GTX 1070 Expedition graphics card
Published in Graphics


Focus on maximum durability

Asus has unveiled its newest member of the Expedition series graphics cards that were announced back at the CES 2017 show in January, the Asus Geforce GTX 1070 Expedition.

ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI hike motherboard, GPU prices in China
Published in Graphics


Motherboard shipments may drop 10 percent in 2017

The latest bit of information from industry sources suggests that ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte will all begin hiking retail prices for motherboards and graphics cards in China beginning in early February after the 2017 Lunar New Year holidays.

Asus does better than expected
Published in News
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:59

Asus does better than expected


$3.66 billion in fourth quarter


Asus did much better than anyone predicted in the fourth quarter and banked $3.66 billion thanks mostly to its successful ZenFone.

Nvidia announces G-Sync HDR at CES 2017
Published in Graphics
Friday, 06 January 2017 15:43

Nvidia announces G-Sync HDR at CES 2017


With 4K G-Sync panels running at 144Hz

Nvidia is following AMD closely at CES 2017 show and has announced its own Nvidia G-Sync HDR, developed in cooperation with AU Optronics.

ASUS, HTC, Acer fall short of smartphone shipment targets
Published in Mobiles


Shipment delays, price competition, slower sales


According to the latest claims from industry sources, the three leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors Asustek, HTC and Acer have all missed their target smartphone shipments for 2016 due to price competition and lower-than-expected sales in certain countries.

ASUS will update 15 models to Kaby Lake
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 12:57

ASUS will update 15 models to Kaby Lake


Also will arrive with GeForce GTX 1050 (Ti), 1060, 1070 and 1080 GPUs

ASUS is going to upgrade more than 15 of its notebooks to a more powerful Intel/Nvidia combo.