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Asus ZenWatch 3 revealed in leaked hands-on pics ahead of IFA 2016

Asus ZenWatch 3 revealed in leaked hands-on pics ahead of IFA 2016

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After originally being spotted on a posting by the Federal Communications Commission, the new, round Asus ZenWatch 3 has broken further cover in a collection of hands-on pictures leaked online.The FCC filing suggested that the forthcoming smartwatch,... >>

Forget Note 7, first Snapdragon 821 phone will be Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

Forget Note 7, first Snapdragon 821 phone will be Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

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Asus has announced a new version of the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe that will be the first phone shipped with the recently launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor.Qualcomm announced its new chipset yesterday, 11 July, which uses a similar Kryo quad-core... >>

Best budget smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy for under £200

Best budget smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy for under £200

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The budget smartphone market has really come into its own over the last couple of years, with numerous devices appearing with price tags under £200 and an aim to offer you a good enough smartphone experience that you don't need to splash half a grand... >>

Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market

Asus Zenfone 3, Zenfone Deluxe and Zenfone Ultra preview: Three-way attack on phone market

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Asus has stealthily been building up quite the smartphone following over the past two years since it launched the Zenfone series.According to the company, the Zenfone and Zenfone 2 have hit user rates of 30 million in 30 markets. The launch of the new... >>

Asus Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini debut at Computex 2016

Asus Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini debut at Computex 2016

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Alongside the powerful Transformer 3 Pro, Asus also launched the Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini at this year’s Computex in Taiwan.The Transformer 3 is a super thin 2-in-1 at just 6.9 mm thick and weighs in at 695g. With the keyboard dock you’re... >>

Asus ROG GX800 preview: Best gaming laptop ever? 4K and GTX980 suggest so

Asus ROG GX800 preview: Best gaming laptop ever? 4K and GTX980 suggest so

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Asus unveiled its latest liquid cooled gaming laptop at Computex this year and, as expected, it’s a heavyweight.The Republic of Gamers is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and the Asus ROG GX800 appears to be the company's thank you to its... >>

Asus Zenbo: Who is the handy robot helper?

Asus Zenbo: Who is the handy robot helper?

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Asus pulled a rabbit out of the hat at its pre-Computex press conference, showing off its first venture into robotics with the ever-so-cute Zenbo.The diminutive household robot joined Johnny Shih, Asus' chairman, onstage and made quite the impression... >>

Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 review: Plenty of pros with some amateur lows
4.0 stars

Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 review: Plenty of pros with some amateur lows

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First things first: forget the "Pro" bit. The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 isn't some stuffy laptop meant to display dreary Excel spreadsheets in glass-walled meeting rooms for people in suits.The name undersells how fun this laptop can be. As well as looking... >>

Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA review: Flippin' good value
4.0 stars

Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA review: Flippin' good value

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Asus doesn't half like to stick it to Apple when it can. First the ZenBook UX305 from last year showed Apple up by being what the rapidly-ageing MacBook Airs should be. Now the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA laughs right in the face of the 12-inch... >>

Asus ZenWatch 2 review: Suave without the spending plan
4.0 stars

Asus ZenWatch 2 review: Suave without the spending plan

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The wearable market is still in its infancy. Android Wear watches began hitting store shelves just last year, with the original Asus ZenWatch one of the affordable numbers that added a touch of elegance to the party.Elsewhere we're beginning to get a... >>

Asus is working on augmented reality glasses for 2016

Asus is working on augmented reality glasses for 2016

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Asus is now officially set to enter the augmented reality wearables market next year, according to its CEO.The company previously teased it might do so and now that sentiment has become official plans. Jerry Shen, CEO, said at an earnings webcast: "It... >>

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

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Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit the smartwatch models available to you but since Android Wear added iOS compatibility, the limitations... >>

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 review: An affordable tablet not to be overlooked
4.5 stars

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 review: An affordable tablet not to be overlooked

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There's a good chance you don't think of Asus when you think of tablets. Apple, Samsung? Sure. Asus makes boring stuff, right? However, Asus is secretly a bit of a tablet demon, having come up with the Nexus 7 (2013), still one of the best tech-per-pound... >>

Want to play your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? Asus VivoStick might be the answer

Want to play your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? Asus VivoStick might be the answer

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Fancy playing your Xbox One in your bedroom for just £85? That's now possible thanks to Asus who has just announced a new Windows 10 PC on a stick at IFA in Germany.The new Asus VivoStick is the company's answer to Intel's Compute Stick and is basically... >>

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review: Split personality
3.5 stars

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review: Split personality

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Do you believe the hybrid hype? Windows tablets have failed to really take off in the way Android and Apple tablets have, but Windows is where it's at if you're after a hybrid for productivity. The Microsoft Surface 3 proved that.The Asus Transformer... >>

Asus VivoWatch review: Pretty but not perfect
3.5 stars

Asus VivoWatch review: Pretty but not perfect

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Asus is no stranger to good design. Its ZenWatch was greeted with showers of praise when it launched last year and many have high expectations for its successor, the ZenWatch 2, which was announced back in June. It's a company with heaps of potential... >>

Asus ZenFone Max packs in a whopping 5,000mAh battery

Asus ZenFone Max packs in a whopping 5,000mAh battery

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The Asus ZenFone Max has been announced as a real treat for those that are into longer battery life from a larger battery. The Max packs a hefty 5,000mAh battery unit.We wrote a feature on smartphones with batteries larger than 3,000mAh and even these... >>

Asus Dashcam hands-on: Recording your journey on the go

Asus Dashcam hands-on: Recording your journey on the go

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Dashcams are pretty much standard in Russia, but the dashboard camera is slowly making its way to the UK too, and one of the companies that is letting you record your journeys on the road, is Asus.We took the company's latest dashcam offering out for... >>

Three Peaks Challenge: How well did Apple, Asus, Fitbit, Misfit and Withings track our activity?

Three Peaks Challenge: How well did Apple, Asus, Fitbit, Misfit and Withings track our activity?

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The Pocket-lint team recently completed the Three Peaks Challenge within a 24 hour period, climbing the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales over the weekend of 11-12 July.It was a tough challenge, with the weather very much against us when... >>

Pocket-lint Three Peaks Challenge: The kit we used

Pocket-lint Three Peaks Challenge: The kit we used

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Readers of Pocket-lint will know that we've just completed the Three Peaks Challenge, climbing the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales in under 24 hours.You can read all about the experience right here on Pocket-lint, but we thought we'd... >>

A tale of three mountains: The Pocket-lint Three Peaks Challenge

A tale of three mountains: The Pocket-lint Three Peaks Challenge

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There was a palpable sense of excitement as we packed our gear into the Land Rover Discoverys for the long drive north to Kinlochleven in Scotland. Pocket-lint teamed up with Asus, with support from friends at Land Rover, Berghaus and Under Armour, aiming... >>

Team Pocket-lint tackles the Three Peaks Challenge

Team Pocket-lint tackles the Three Peaks Challenge

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Team Pocket-lint will be tackling the Three Peaks Challenge in July, supported by Asus.That's right, we're going on our own search of incredible, challenging ourselves to climb the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales in 24 hours.We've been... >>

Top tips for the Three Peaks Challenge, from 11-time Everest mountain master Kenton Cool

Top tips for the Three Peaks Challenge, from 11-time Everest mountain master Kenton Cool

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Climbing a mountain is never easy, that's why they call it a mountain. But it can be made more comfortable and more enjoyable with the right kit and preparation. So if you're planning on taking on the Three Peaks Challenge or just the one peak for fun,... >>