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IntelAppUp.com app store live for netbook owners

IntelAppUp.com app store live for netbook owners

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It seems Samsung is not the only company to reveal app store plans at CES, as Intel has unveiled IntelAppUp.com, a new online marketplace offering widgets for netbooks.Partnering with Acer, Asus, Dell, and Samsung, at this stage, the store is now live... >>

Asus unveils this year's CES concepts

Asus unveils this year's CES concepts

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Asus, never shy with sharing concept designs and ideas, has unveiled its futuristic designs for this year's CES showcase.Under the "Waveface" banner, the concept products are said to represent Asus' "context-based vision of the digital life". This vision... >>

Asus Eee PC Seashell gets Karim Rashid makeover

Asus Eee PC Seashell gets Karim Rashid makeover

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How to do you try and make the Eee PC sexy once again? You bring in an internationally renowned designer of course.In steps the Eee PC Seashell Karim Rashid Collection, where Asus has given the designer free reign to create what he wanted (probably... >>

Asus NX90 takes laptops wide, very wide

Asus NX90 takes laptops wide, very wide

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Asus has announced a new laptop at CES in Las Vegas that sports an 18-inch, 18:9 ratio widescreen display and Bang & Olufsen speakers.The new model, which is incredibly large is made from a fingerprint-prone polished aluminium and runs Windows 7.Going... >>

Asus launches O!Play HDP-R3 media player

Asus launches O!Play HDP-R3 media player

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Asus has just announced the launch of its O!Play Air HDP-R3, a media player, which appears to be an update of its previous O!Play HDP-R1. The device enables you to stream a variety of multimedia - audio, photos and high-def video - from PCs, NAS devices,... >>

Asus Designo MS Series monitors launch in the UK

Asus Designo MS Series monitors launch in the UK

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We brought you news of these new designer "Designo" MS monitors all the way back in September and we're still no closer to knowing availability or pricing, but can at least confirm they are getting a UK release.Those whose heads were turned by the unusual... >>

Asus Eee Pad packing Tegra graphics?

Asus Eee Pad packing Tegra graphics?

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We've previously covered the rumours that Asus' next project is an Eee Pad that'll be somewhere between 4- and 7-inches in size, with a combination of tablet PC and MID functions.Well, the latest shipment of grain for the rumour mill is that the device... >>

Is Asus planning an Eee Pad?

Is Asus planning an Eee Pad?

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Looks like it's not just Apple and Dell who get tablet rumours. DigiTimes is quoting a bunch of unspecific "industry sources" who claim that ASUS is going to be putting together its own tablet computer.The reports are a little vague - it'll be called... >>

Orange offers two new "connected laptops"

Orange offers two new "connected laptops"

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Orange has announced two new "connected laptops", the Asus 1005HGO and the Compaq CQ61 and two new mobile broadband dongles. The 10.1-inch Asus 1005HGO with embedded SIM card is an Orange exclusive. Offering Windows 7 starter and weighing 1.27kg, it's... >>

Asus G51J Nvidia 3D Vision notebook announced

Asus G51J Nvidia 3D Vision notebook announced

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Asus has announced the launch of the world's first Nvidia 3D Vision notebook, the G51J, that offers a 3D experience on the small screen with the help of special glasses. A niche offering to say the least, it's notable for offering a 120Hz 3D Vision-capable... >>

Asus Eee PC 1201N multimedia netbook announced

Asus Eee PC 1201N multimedia netbook announced

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Thanks to its Intel Atom 330 dual core processor and Nvidia ION dedicated graphics with full HD media support, Asus is claiming unprecedented netbook performance for its new Eee PC 1201N multimedia netbook. Said to be "breaking the boundaries of what... >>

Five touchscreen Windows 7 PCs to look out for

Five touchscreen Windows 7 PCs to look out for

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The launch of Microsoft Windows 7 sees the first raft of touchscreen PCs come to market and the place they're coming fastest of all is in the all-in-one desktop space. It's easy to spend a lot on what are sometimes items of design and luxury rather than... >>

Asus G71Gx notebook
3.5 stars

Asus G71Gx notebook

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The Asus G71Gx is the latest laptop in the Taiwanese company’s gaming line-up, and balances a powerful GPU with a high-end quad-core Intel processor. Although it only has a single graphics card, it’s also a lot cheaper than many high-end gaming machines,... >>

Asus announces UnLimited laptops

Asus announces UnLimited laptops

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Asus has launched a range of thin and light notebooks that it's calling the "UnLimited" series. They come in a range of screen sizes, with a brushed aluminium chassis, 12-hour battery life and ultra-low-voltage processor.There's three options, the UL30,... >>

Five ultra thin, ultra light and ultra portable notebooks

Five ultra thin, ultra light and ultra portable notebooks

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So, Sony is the latest to be breaking records today with the official launch of what the company considers is the world's lightest notebook. Naturally, that all rather depends on whatever woolly boundaries there are between net and notebooks but the fact... >>

Asus UX30 notebook
3.5 stars

Asus UX30 notebook

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The Asus UX30 is a CULV laptop, using low powered components in order to keep the dimensions as small as possible. As such, the 13.3-inch machine measures a smidgen over 2cm at it’s thickest, and weighs in at 1.5kg, putting it broadly on par with Apple’s... >>

Asus offers Eee Top ET2002/2203

Asus offers Eee Top ET2002/2203

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Asus has announced a new set of nettops that'll be coming to the UK before Christmas. The Eee Top ET2002 and ET2203, the company says, "provide fingertip access to a wealth of technology". As that suggests - they're equipped with touchscreens. They come... >>

Asus Eee Disney MK90 netbook launches

Asus Eee Disney MK90 netbook launches

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Asus has announced the UK launch of the Asus Eee PC Disney MK90 netbook. The 8.9-inch netbook weighs in at just over 1kg, and is said to be "a dream come true for little Disney Princesses". Little Disney Princes get a blue version, the Princess' model... >>

Asus K Series Domino Collection available

Asus K Series Domino Collection available

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Asus has announced the UK availability of its K Series Domino Collection laptops, aimed at the "practical and pragmatic" user. Offered with 17.3-inch or 15.6-inch LED backlit screens, the laptops offer Intel Core 2 Duo processors and come with Windows... >>

Eee Reader in "final development stages"

Eee Reader in "final development stages"

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Keeping the Asus-will-launch-Eee-Reader rumours alive, Taiwanese industry news site DigiTimes has Asus' big cheese on record saying the e-book reading device is in the "final development stages". In a wider piece about Asus' laptop and netbook business... >>

Asus announces T1 screens

Asus announces T1 screens

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Asus has announced a new set of screens that it's calling the T1 series. It's a monitor/television hybrid, meaning that it has the capability of displaying both computer signals as well as television ones. Of course, most televisions can do that already,... >>

Asus "Eee Reader" talked up for UK launch

Asus "Eee Reader" talked up for UK launch

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Asus is planning to do the same for the e-book reader market that it did for the netbook market, and is currently said to be prepping a low-cost version of such a device for a UK launch. We've previously brought you the news that the manufacturer was... >>

Asus Eee PC 1008HA notebook
4.0 stars

Asus Eee PC 1008HA notebook

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The Asus Eee PC 1008HA more or less has the same innards as 1005HA, only they’ve sheared a good deal off its overall size and wound up with a netbook that’s only 1-inch thick at it’s thickest point and with the lid closed. The two netbooks do have... >>

Asus and MSI prepping eBook readers

Asus and MSI prepping eBook readers

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With eBook readers becoming the hot ticket in the consumer electronics industry as manufacturers expand their ranges to try and produce something we haven't all already got, it's perhaps no surprise that two new big names are bring linked to the devices.... >>

Asus Eee PC 1005HA notebook
4.0 stars

Asus Eee PC 1005HA notebook

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The Asus Eee PC range of netbooks has undergone a design and a name change recently, which we’ve been told will be carried throughout all the upcoming family of Eee PCs. This "Seashell" design reflects exactly that, a seashell, with its curved lid and... >>

Asus releasing Ion Nettop in September

Asus releasing Ion Nettop in September

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It's being reported that Asus will be launching an Ion-based nettop conmputer called the "Eee Box" in September, according to "industry sources". It'll also be bringing out an Eee Top all-in-one PC, and two ultra-thin notebooks in its U/UX range. The... >>

Five available alternatives to the Apple tablet

Five available alternatives to the Apple tablet

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With the world pretty much accepting that we're not going to see the Apple Tablet at what is undoubtedly an iPod refresh conference on 9th September, it's looking as if another eon will pass before we can get excited about UMPCs again. Not so says Pocket-lint.... >>

Asus Eee PC 1101HA notebook
3.5 stars

Asus Eee PC 1101HA notebook

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The Asus 1101HA Seashell follows on from the success of the original Asus Eee PC Seashell, bringing with it a larger 11.6-inch screen. It still features the same clamshell-like design, but Asus hopes the bigger design will help to attract those dithering... >>

Eee Keyboard gets cracked open

Eee Keyboard gets cracked open

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Asus' interesting-looking Eee Keyboard has been cracked open by French site Bogeee.net, and they've shot a video of the innards, as well as showing off the backlighting and the OS (Windows XP). The site says that there's 1GB of RAM, and a 1,880mAh battery... >>

Asus announces 1005HA, 1101HA Eee Seashells

Asus announces 1005HA, 1101HA Eee Seashells

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Asus has introduced two new models into its "Seashell" range with the launch of the 1005HA and the 1101HA. The Intel Atom N280-powered 1005HA offers a 10.1-inch LED backlit display while the Intel Atom Z520-powered 1101HA is an 11.6-incher offering a... >>

Asus Eee Keyboard due in August

Asus Eee Keyboard due in August

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Asus has confirmed that its Eee keyboard, originally shown at CES, will be arriving in August. The company's marketing executive, John Swatton, revealed the news while launching a bevy of new laptops. As previously reported on Pocket-lint, the Eee Keyboard... >>

Disney Netpal: the netbook for kids

Disney Netpal: the netbook for kids

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Disney has announced that it is teaming up with Asus to create a netbook for kids, as more and more of them turn to the Internet rather than traditional toys for kicks. Called the Disney Netpal by ASUS, the new netbook promises to be durable, with a reinforced... >>

Asus shows UX30

Asus shows UX30

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Asus’ 13.3-inch CULV UX30 notebook made an appearance at Computex and it’s not hard to tell that Asus is trying to compete with Apple’s MacBook Air with the UX30. The keyboard is quite well designed, although still not as nice as on some devices... >>

Asus Eee PC T91 notebook
4.0 stars

Asus Eee PC T91 notebook

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The Asus Eee PC range has been ever evolving, starting out with the very first netbook and then moving on to the nettop – their desktop equivalent of the netbook, more or less based on the same hardware only without a screen. Now comes along another... >>

Asus F70SL notebook
2.5 stars

Asus F70SL notebook

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Asus' latest notebook comes pitched as an entertainment- or multimedia-centric computer, with a design to its casing similar to that of Aurora Borealis. The F70 we saw for review came with an Intel Dual Core 2.16GHz processor, 4GB of RAM and a single... >>

Asus Eee 1008HA "Seashell" priced for UK

Asus Eee 1008HA "Seashell" priced for UK

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The Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell, the company's new slimline 10-inch netbook, is now on sale in the UK. Weighing 1.1kg and less than an inch thick at its thickest point, the netbook offers the 1.67GHz Intel Atom N280 processor and claims up to 6 hours... >>

Asus 11.6-inch Eee PC coming this month

Asus 11.6-inch Eee PC coming this month

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Asus will launch an 11.6-inch Eee PC later this month the company's president has confirmed. Continuing to expand its Eee PC range, Asus boss Jerry Shen is reported to have said that the company hasn't lost sight of the main focus when it comes to netbooks.... >>

Asus S121 notebook
4.5 stars

Asus S121 notebook

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Netbooks aren’t especially well known for their stylish designer looks. Most of them look rather like bog standard, fairly cheap looking, OEM products. Coincidentally, Asus actually has OEM’d out their Eee PC netbooks for the education market with... >>

Asus W90 notebook
4.5 stars

Asus W90 notebook

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Asus have become a well known and established name over the years for their peripherals and products; these range vastly from motherboards to the very first netbook. What they aren’t so well known for is their high end gaming laptops that are outstanding... >>

Asus announces W90 laptop

Asus announces W90 laptop

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Asus has announced the W90, an 18.4-inch, 5.4kg, £2.3k gaming and multimedia laptop. Asus says the W90 is the first notebook in the world to feature ATI CrossFireX tech combined with dual ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870 graphics providing a total of 1024MB... >>

Asus Eee Top 1602 on sale in UK

Asus Eee Top 1602 on sale in UK

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The Asus Eee Top 1602 series all-in-one touchscreen PC is now available in the UK. With an RRP of £449, there are models currently for sale via Amazon.co.uk from £402, while Asus claims the PC will save you money from your electricity bill as it uses... >>

HP testing Android on netbooks

HP testing Android on netbooks

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Hewlett-Packard has confirmed it is considering launching Android-based netbooks, while the Wall Street Journal reports that Asus and Dell are considering similar moves. The WSJ states that these PC makers are testing Google's Android operating system,... >>

Optical drive equipped Asus Eee 1004DN not for UK

Optical drive equipped Asus Eee 1004DN not for UK

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Asus has announced the launch of yet another Eee variant, the 1004DN, this one the first ever Eee with a built-in super multi optical disc drive. The 10-inch model may be what a lot of consumers are hoping for as it offers netbook dimensions - but comes... >>

Asus Eee PC 1000HE notebook
4.0 stars

Asus Eee PC 1000HE notebook

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The Asus Eee PC 1000HE looks like any other netbook, but has one big distinction - a claimed battery life of over 9 hours. This extra mobility, for some, makes it a proper rival for machines such as Sony’s VAIO TT, as long as you don’t mind the lower-res... >>

Asus-Lamborghini VX5 snapped

Asus-Lamborghini VX5 snapped

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Launched as part of the onslaught of notebooks released at CeBIT recently, the Asus-Lamborghini VX5 was shown off in London on Tuesday. Taking design cues from the famous automobili, the Lamborghini Reventón, the notebook matches the supercar’s awesome... >>

Asus Eee PC T91 tablet netbook

Asus Eee PC T91 tablet netbook

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Unveiled at CES this year and again detailed at CeBIT in more recent times, we got our hands on the Asus Eee PC T91 netbook tablet at its first showing in the UK. Taking notes from their Eee Top model, the T91 is a tablet running XP, but at the press... >>