Asustek reduces its Intel dependence
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 April 2016 11:00

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence


ZenFone gets Qualcomm and MediaTek platforms

Asustek appears to have pulled back on its Intel dependence for its ZenFones and is adding Qualcomm and MediaTek flavours.

Asus releases VivoStick
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:55

Asus releases VivoStick


At least in Japan

Six months after showing us its Windows computer-on-a-stick, Asus is finally selling its VivoStick – at least to the Japanese.

Asus releases VivoMini PCs
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 14 March 2016 13:10

Asus releases VivoMini PCs


Packed full of Skylake goodness

Asus has announced two VivoMini PCs which show off Intel's sixth-generation Skylake processors.

Asus GTX 980 Ti Strix Gaming Ice spotted
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 March 2016 20:46

Asus GTX 980 Ti Strix Gaming Ice spotted


With custom design and Bitspower water block

Asus has rather silently unveiled its new Geforce GTX 980 Ti Strix Gaming Ice graphics card that will be based on a completely custom design and pack a Bitspower full-cover water block for cooling.

ASUS releases GeForce GTX950-2G
Published in Graphics
Monday, 07 March 2016 13:43

ASUS releases GeForce GTX950-2G


Runs under 75W 

ASUS has released a new graphics card which does not need  a power connector socket.

ASUS quietly launches 28-inch MG28UQ 4K gaming monitor
Published in Graphics


1ms refresh rate, VESA Adaptive Sync, HDMI 2.0


On Tuesday, ASUS quietly launched the 28-inch MG28UQ, a new 28-inch 4K 3840x2160p 16:9 gaming monitor with rapid 1-millisecond response time to eliminate artifacts and ghosting.

Asus becomes big in the gaming monitor market
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 18:47

Asus becomes big in the gaming monitor market


Managed to snatch 40 percent of the market last year

According to the latest report, Asus has become a rather big player on the gaming monitor market, managing to hold a total of 40 percent of the market in the last year.

Asus unveils 970 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 15:50

Asus unveils 970 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard


AMD 970 chipset motherboard with USB 3.1, M.2 and Aura RGB lighting

Asus has announced the new Asus 970 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard which is based on AMD's well known 970 chipset but include new connectivity options like USB 3.1 and NVMe M.2 slot as well as feature Asus' recently introduced Aura RGB lighting.

ASUS shows off 2016 ROG lineup, new ZenBook Pro
Published in News


External GPU dock, detachable liquid cooling and more

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we stopped by the ASUS Media Lounge at the Trump International Hotel to get an overview of the company’s new ROG lineup for this year, including new 28-inch and 24-inch MG 4K Series UHD 3840x2160p gaming monitors, and a new ZenBook Pro based on Intel Skylake silicon.

Amazon sells its own brand of chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 07 January 2016 12:06

Amazon sells its own brand of chips


Right to bare ARMS

Online book seller Amazon is selling its own brand of ARM-based computer chips.