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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... >>

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

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Computer 2015, in Taipei, is one of Asia's largest computer trade shows and gives manufacturers a chance to showcase their latest creations, be it a super thin ultrabook or a brand new smartwatch.The main press conferences held across the week by companies... >>

Asus Transformer T100HA: Cheap, chic and bang-up-to-date (hands-on)

Asus Transformer T100HA: Cheap, chic and bang-up-to-date (hands-on)

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Asus announced a plethora of devices at the Computex show this year and the T100HA drew some considerable attention. Not because it's the fanciest looking tablet-meets-laptop around, but because it promises plenty for what is likely to be an affordable... >>

Asus Zenbook UX305 review: King of the mid-range
4.5 stars

Asus Zenbook UX305 review: King of the mid-range

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The mid-range laptop market tends to be a sea of nondescript plastic. Who knows, perhaps that's an incentive to spend more cash for something a little more luxe. Not so with the Acer Zenbook UX305, however, which could well be the new poster boy for the... >>

Asus ZenFone Selfie: It's selfie time (hands-on)

Asus ZenFone Selfie: It's selfie time (hands-on)

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Asus showcased its newest offering the Asus ZenFone Selfie at its press conference in Taipei today ahead of Computex 2015 this week, promising users the ultimate selfie whenever they need to snap themselves. As the name suggests, the primary function... >>

Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Asus ZenWatch: What's the difference?

Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Asus ZenWatch: What's the difference?

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Asus has announced the successor to its ZenWatch Android Wear smartwatch at Computex 2015, bringing a number of refinements, as well as two size options. The original ZenWatch was acclaimed for its design and it was by far one of our favourite Android... >>

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 leads series update, offering luxury finish, stylus support

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 leads series update, offering luxury finish, stylus support

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Asus has announced several additions to its ZenPad series at Computex 2015 in Taiwan, including the hero ZenPad S 8.0, along with the 8-inch ZenPad 8.0, 7-inch ZenPad 7.0 and 10-inch ZenPad 10.1.The ZenPad S 8.0 features an 8-inch LED display with a 1536... >>

Say cheese: Asus ZenFone Selfie will take 13-megapixel photos of your gurning face

Say cheese: Asus ZenFone Selfie will take 13-megapixel photos of your gurning face

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Asus is jumping on the selfie bandwagon, launching the ZenFone Selfie at Computex 2015.The new phone, with enhanced front-camera functionality, follows the likes of the HTC Desire Eye in offering a front camera that matches the resolution of the rear.There's... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 goes super-slim, opts for USB Type-C

Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 goes super-slim, opts for USB Type-C

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We've long been fans of Asus' T100 Transformer Book 2-in-1 series. The company's latest endavour, the T100HA, opts for USB Type-C for a slimmer and altogether more portable 10.1-inch tablet-meets-laptop device.Like the Apple MacBook and its use of USB... >>

Asus ZenWatch 2 is the Apple Watch of Android Wear

Asus ZenWatch 2 is the Apple Watch of Android Wear

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Asus has announced an update to its smartwatch range in a press event prior to the opening of Computex 2015 in Taiwan.The Asus ZenWatch 2 is an Android Wear device, like the original, but now comes in two different sizes - one with a 22mm strap and another,... >>

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

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The latest Asus ZenPad appears to have leaked in official press renders, ahead of its expected official reveal at Computex next week.The Asus ZenPad 8, as it's thought to be, appears to feature a 4:3 aspect ratio screen like that found on Apple's iPads... >>

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV
3.5 stars

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV

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The Nexus Player is Google's set-top box. Built by Asus and announced alongside the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the Nexus Player brings Android Lollipop to your TV.It acts as a bridge, giving Google an avenue to providing content for your TV and leverages a... >>

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

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Asus has already impressed with its sleek ZenWatch and it's not stopping there. The new Asus VivoWatch takes on sporting needs while offering another attractive design and impressive 10-day battery.Most smartwatches these days will last two days, if... >>

Android Wear is getting a feature boost, here's what's coming

Android Wear is getting a feature boost, here's what's coming

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Android Wear hit the streets about a year ago, as Google's platform for wearables. Today, a major update was announced, as Android Wear moves to fend off Apple Watch.Android Wear has been incrementally updated since its launch. Like many Google products... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark
4.0 stars

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark

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It's all Zen and Chi over at Asus HQ of late. The company's latest laptop-meets-tablet, the Transformer Book T100 Chi, has meditated its way to a slimmer, fitter state than its more letter-laden T100TAF predecessor, presenting a slender design that incorporates... >>

Acer unveils the first all-in-one Chromebase with 21.5-inch touch display

Acer unveils the first all-in-one Chromebase with 21.5-inch touch display

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Not to be outdone by Asus' touchscreen Chromebook Flip, Acer has introduced a new Chrome OS device with a touch display.Acer offers several Chrome OS devices, such as a Chromebox, Chromebooks, and the Chromebase series, the latter of which has a new touch-enabled... >>

Nexus Player now available in the UK, yours for £79

Nexus Player now available in the UK, yours for £79

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Google's Nexus Player is now available in the UK, bringing all the entertainment of Android to your TV.The Nexus Player was originally released in the US in November 2014 and has taken its time to cross our shores. The set-top box, built by Asus, was... >>

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

Asus Zenbook UX305 price and retailers revealed

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Asus originally announced its superslim Zenbook UX305 during the IFA consumer trade show in Berlin last September, but although a Christmas release date was touted at the time, it failed to hit the streets in 2014.Instead, the world's slimmest 13.3-inch... >>

Time is running out to enter the Asus Face the Future Design Contest

Time is running out to enter the Asus Face the Future Design Contest

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Fancy winning an ASUS ZenWatch? What about designing a watch face that will be available to all ZenWatch owners around the world? If you think you've got what it takes then there is still time (geddit) to enter the Asus Face the Future Design Contest.Running... >>

Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang
4.0 stars

Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang

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About two years ago cheap phones reeked of compromise; the gap between entry-level Android phones and top-end ones was massive. But that's all changed recently, with phones like the Asus Zenfone 5 and Motorola Moto G (2014) plugging the gap. Spend in... >>

Asus Transformer Book Chi series pictures and hands-on: T300, T100, and T90

Asus Transformer Book Chi series pictures and hands-on: T300, T100, and T90

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Asus has unveiled a few Windows 8.1-powered devices at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. They're 2-in-1s under the Transformer Book Chi series.Jonney Shih, CEO of Asus, called the new laptops the "ultimate dream machine" and repeatedly compared them to Apple's MacBook... >>

Asus ZenFone Zoom eyes-on: The phone with 3x optical zoom

Asus ZenFone Zoom eyes-on: The phone with 3x optical zoom

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Asus has shown off a new smartphone called the ZenFone Zoom. The company didn't give the media a chance to touch and hold the ZenFone Zoom on the show floor, but we did find it on display.To highlight the 13-megapixel rear camera - which sticks out the... >>

Asus ZenFone 2 hands-on: Premium without the price

Asus ZenFone 2 hands-on: Premium without the price

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Asus has unveiled the ZenFone 2, a brushed-metal successor to the first ZenFone that debuted at last year's CES. We've spent a few minutes with the 5.5-inch device and can confirm it looks and feels great.The ZenFone 2 features a 5.5-inch Full HD display... >>

Asus ZenFone 2 boasts brushed metal finish, 4GB RAM and other top features, all for just $199

Asus ZenFone 2 boasts brushed metal finish, 4GB RAM and other top features, all for just $199

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Asus might not be the first name that springs into mind when you think of a smartphone, but at CES 2015 it went about changing that perception with the introduction of the ZenFone 2.The follow-up to the ZenFone, first announced at CES 2014, the 5.5-inch... >>

Asus Transformer Book Chi goes to war against the MacBook Air

Asus Transformer Book Chi goes to war against the MacBook Air

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"Our Chi is thinner than Air," said Jonney Shih, CEO of Asus as the Transformer Book Chi was announced at CES 2015.If the name sounds familiar, that's because it was unveiled at Computex in June 2014, but now it seems there's a full family of Transformer... >>

Asus ZenFone Zoom announced with 3x optical zoom camera

Asus ZenFone Zoom announced with 3x optical zoom camera

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Asus has announced a new member to its ZenFone family in the ZenFone Zoom, featuring optical zoom.The Asus ZenFone Zoom features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display making it as a direct competitor to the might Apple iPhone 6 Plus.As the name suggests this... >>

Asus teases next-gen ZenFone 2, taps out optical zoom hint

Asus teases next-gen ZenFone 2, taps out optical zoom hint

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Asus has released a couple of teaser videos for its forthcoming ZenFone 2, which will be announced at CES 2015. The company previously confirmed it would be launching new handsets at the Las Vegas tradeshow.The ZenFone was originally announced in 2014,... >>

Asus ZenWatch review: Adding a touch of elegance
4.0 stars

Asus ZenWatch review: Adding a touch of elegance

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Of all the Android Wear devices to appear in 2014, we didn't think it would be Asus that landed with the most elegant solution.That's not because Asus can't do design - just look at some of the Zenbook models - but because we expected a low price, high... >>

Asus ZenWatch on sale in the UK from 23 December for Android Wear fans

Asus ZenWatch on sale in the UK from 23 December for Android Wear fans

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After seeing the Asus ZenWatch at the IFA trade show we were convinced it could be the most attractive Android Wear device yet. After a long wait it's finally being released in the UK.The Asus ZenWatch will be on sale just in time for last minute Christmas... >>

Asus Zenfone Photo Challenge winners announced: Celebrities lose out to Big Ben

Asus Zenfone Photo Challenge winners announced: Celebrities lose out to Big Ben

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The people have voted. We can now reveal the winners of the Asus Zenfone Photography competition in association with Pocket-lint. The photographs were judged by ASUS, LCC, @London and voted for by readers via the website hosted on Pocket-lint.The winners... >>

Vote now in the ZenFone Photography Challenge and you could win a ZenFone 5!

Vote now in the ZenFone Photography Challenge and you could win a ZenFone 5!

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Pocket-lint has teamed up with the Asus and the London College of Communication for the ZenFone Photography Challenge, and we've got some handsets to give away.Over 80 students on the BA (Hon) Photography course at the London college were given the Asus... >>

Asus ZenWatch to launch in US on 9 November, coming to Play Store later

Asus ZenWatch to launch in US on 9 November, coming to Play Store later

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Asus has stepped into the wearables market, with the launch of the Asus ZenWatch.Anyone in the US will be able to purchase the Asus ZenWatch through Best Buy from 9 November, according to Asus. It'll cost $199. TechCrunch said it will also cost $199... >>

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

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Budget laptops are ruling laptop volume sales at the moment, thanks to Chromebook, and that's been enough to make Asus take note. The company's new EeeBook X205 is a reimagination of the 2007 Eee PC in a refreshed format, some seven years on. If you're... >>

IPhone 6: Industry sets the stage ahead of Apple's big reveal

IPhone 6: Industry sets the stage ahead of Apple's big reveal

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The stage is set. The industry - apart from Apple - has laid its cards on the table, leaving it up to Apple to woo us as we run towards Christmas Day.There will be time to play catch-up: Google still has its Android L event some time in October, and... >>

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review

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As laptop makers eye up the future of the market, there's been a divide between the high-end and the affordable budget ranges that has seen the middle section squeezed in different ways. Those laptops near but in excess of £1,000 aren't selling like... >>

Hands-on: Asus ZenWatch review: A curved glass Android Wear smartwatch that takes a stylish approach

Hands-on: Asus ZenWatch review: A curved glass Android Wear smartwatch that takes a stylish approach

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How do you go from being a technology company to becoming a fashion accessory company? That's the challenge many tech companies face with the launch of a wearable device.For Asus, the company more famous for its range of stylish laptops, the transition... >>

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

Asus MeMO Pad 7: Intel powered tablet heads to John Lewis

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John Lewis is to exclusively stock a new Asus MeMO Pad tablet in the next couple of days.The new model will cost £179, be dubbed the Asus MeMO Pad 7, and feature, as the name suggests, a 7-inch touchscreen display.The tablet will run the latest version... >>

The Asus Eee PC returns, and no it's not 2007

The Asus Eee PC returns, and no it's not 2007

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Back once again like the renegade master. That's right, the Eee PC, the device that kickstarted the netbook craze is back, but this time with a lot more power. Seven years after Asus first introduced the Eee PC, the company has announced that it will... >>

Asus ZenWatch smartwatch: Curved glass, Android Wear, and yours for £199

Asus ZenWatch smartwatch: Curved glass, Android Wear, and yours for £199

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Asus has stepped into the wearables arena with the launch of the Asus ZenWatch.The new watch, announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin, follows a number of teasers from the company and its CEO and challenges a growing number of manufacturers trying to persuade... >>

Asus Android Wear smartwatch will debut at IFA tradeshow

Asus Android Wear smartwatch will debut at IFA tradeshow

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Asus has teased that it will unveil a smartwatch in a couple weeks.In a press invite posted through Twitter, Asus has shown off what looks like a smartwatch silhouette with a square form factor. The invite announced that Asus has an event scheduled at... >>