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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... >>

Asus X102B review
3.5 stars

Asus X102B review

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When you start to look at budget laptops, the first thing most people will tell you is to go with a Chromebook. Google's Chrome OS laptops from HP, Acer, and others are affordable, lightweight, and somewhat easy to use - so long as you've got an internet... >>

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review
4.0 stars

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review

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There's been a surge in affordable phones and tablets of late, devices with fair feature sets in spite of their asking prices. The Asus MeMo Pad 7 is one such device; a 7-inch tablet that gives the likes of the Tesco Hudl a run for its money and is knocking... >>

Asus MeMO Pad and Fonepad pictures and hands-on at Computex 2014

Asus MeMO Pad and Fonepad pictures and hands-on at Computex 2014

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Asus used Computex 2014 to launch the latest in its MeMO and Fonepad lines. Pocket-lint had the opportunity to get hands-on with the new devices.The Fonepad 8 comes in four colours white, black, red, and gold. Before you dismiss the gold one as too bling,... >>

Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on

Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on

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Asus are fond of combining devices to give all-in-one solutions, but they appear to have excelled themselves with the newly-announced Transformer Book V5. Pocket-lint was on hand at Computex 2014 to check out this mysteriously epic sounding device.The... >>

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

Asus Zenbook NX500 pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint got to have a brief play-around with Asus' new Zenbook, the NX500, today at Computex and it left a very pleasing impression on most of our senses.Asus seemed pretty proud of the new Zenbook NX500's display, and rightly so. At 100 per cent... >>

Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

Asus shows off wafer thin Transformer T300 Chi

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Asus tantalised attendees at this year's Computex with a look at its latest Transformer Book the T300 Chi.The super thin detachable is still "in the works" but we can tell you that the 12.5-inch tablet is set to be the world's thinnest at a mere 7.3mm.... >>

Asus goes Computex Android tablet crazy with updates to Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad families

Asus goes Computex Android tablet crazy with updates to Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad families

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Asus has used its Computex press conference to announce updates to its three major families of Android tablets: Transformer Pad, MeMO Pad and Fonepad.The new Transformer Pad line-up comes with a redesigned mobile keyboard dock with a hidden hinge. The... >>

Asus Transformer Book Flip combines Intel Core i7 Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet

Asus Transformer Book Flip combines Intel Core i7 Windows 8.1 laptop and tablet

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Asus has unveiled its new Transformer Book Flip laptop at the 2014 Computex trade show in Taipei.The Transformer Book Flip comes with an Intel Core up to i7 processor and has a fixed hinge keyboard. So it's a laptop first but also uses a touchscreen so,... >>

Asus Zenbook NX500 coming winter with 4K UHD screen and Intel Core i7 processor

Asus Zenbook NX500 coming winter with 4K UHD screen and Intel Core i7 processor

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Asus has unveiled a whole stack of devices during its Computex 2014 press conference, including new Android tablets and the Transformer Book V, but it is perhaps the Zenbook NX500 that is attracting the most attention. The 15.6-inch laptop has a 4K UHD... >>

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

Asus Transformer Book V is a five-in-one tablet, phone, laptop with Android and Windows 8.1

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Asus was one of the first to create hybrid tablets with keyboards and it's still pushing the definitions of hybrid devices. The latest Transformer V is an Android phone, Windows tablet, Android tablet, Windows laptop and Android laptop – all in one... >>

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

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Google has announced a huge new lineup of Chromebook computers powered by Intel chips."Spring has finally arrived in the U.S. And with the new growth the season brings, we’re happy to expand our Chromebook family. Together with Intel, today we’re... >>

Next Asus Padfone will see return of the keyboard dock

Next Asus Padfone will see return of the keyboard dock

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Asus is planning to reintroduce its laptop dock for the next Padfone device, most likely the Padfone X soon to arrive for AT&T in the States.The keyboard segment has been spotted in an FCC filing that even publishes pictures of the dock being tested.... >>

Asus Xonar Essence STU
4.0 stars

Asus Xonar Essence STU

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After quite some years of CD, music seems to have taken something of a backwards step, at least in terms of quality. If you bought a lot of CDs, you've probably heard how good they sound, and MP3 may be a bit of a disappointment as a result. Of course,... >>

Asus exploring voice, hand movement control for upcoming wearable

Asus exploring voice, hand movement control for upcoming wearable

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Asus is exploring voice and hand movement control for its upcoming wearable, Asus chairman Jonney Shih told Focus Taiwan. The first wearable is presumed to be a smartwatch, following the rest of the industry, and Shih said it will be used to complement... >>

Mini Asus Chromebox now available for preorder, begins shipping on 14 March

Mini Asus Chromebox now available for preorder, begins shipping on 14 March

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You can now preorder Asus' miniature Chromebox at a select few online retailers.The Asus Chromebox debuted in February. It is just 4.880-inches wide and 1.65-inches tall and runs Google's Chrome OS, making it the world's smallest Chrome computer. Asus... >>

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research

Android surpassed iOS to become top tablet software in 2013, says research

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Android has passed iOS to become the top operating system for tablets worldwide, according to research firm Gartner.Android's tablet marketshare grew to 62 per cent during 2013, compared to iOS' 36 per cent during the same period, according to the research.... >>

Asus VivoTab Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store for $329

Asus VivoTab Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store for $329

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Asus has begun to sell the VivoTab Note 8 tablet announced at CES 2014 in January, now available on the Microsoft Store for $329 in the US.The 8-inch tablet boosts the smaller tablet line for Windows 8.1, where a smaller Surface tablet straight from... >>

Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output

Asus unveils tiny Chromebox capable of 4K output

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Asus has unveiled a new Chromebox, set to launch in March for $179. The mini Chrome OS computer sits 4.880-inches wide and 1.65-inches tall, making it the world's smallest Chrome computer. The Chromebox features 802.11 b/g/n wireless, four USB 3.0 ports,... >>

Asus smartwatch with special features to debut in second half of 2014, says report

Asus smartwatch with special features to debut in second half of 2014, says report

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Taiwanese PC maker Asus plans to cash in on the smartwatch trend in 2014.Asus told investors in November that it wanted to launch wearable devices at the Computex Taipei trade fair in June. According to website Focus Taiwan, Asus is developing a smartwatch... >>

Asus Padfone mini coming to the UK, 4-inch phone that transforms into 7-inch tablet

Asus Padfone mini coming to the UK, 4-inch phone that transforms into 7-inch tablet

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Asus is bringing its Padfone mini to the UK. The phone come tablet was launched in Taiwan in December and the manufacturer plans to release it in further territories over the coming months.It comprises two parts, a 4-inch Android smartphone and a 7-inch... >>

Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet with Wacom Digitizer Stylus announced

Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet with Wacom Digitizer Stylus announced

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The Asus tablet with Wacom Stylus has been rumoured and leaked, with the Asus press conference passing without any mention. Now Asus has announced it does exist and is coming soon.The Asus VivoTab Note 8 is an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet that comes with... >>

Asus Zenfone: Hands-on with the budget 4, 5 and 6-inch Android smartphones

Asus Zenfone: Hands-on with the budget 4, 5 and 6-inch Android smartphones

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Asus has already proven that just because something is affordable doesn't mean it needs to look and feel cheap. Think Nexus 7 and you'll have an idea what we mean. But at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas the Taiwanese company pushed a lot... >>

Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 pictures and hands-on

Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 pictures and hands-on

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As if a two-in-one wasn't enough, Asus has gone down the road of "four-in-one" with the Transformer Book Duet TD300. Part laptop, part tablet, all Windows 8.1 and all Android - is it the ultimate device without compromise or a confused take on the multiples... >>

Asus will bring PadFone X to the US through AT&T

Asus will bring PadFone X to the US through AT&T

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Asus announced at CES 2014 that it will be bringing the PadFone X to the US in partnership with AT&T. There's no word on when the PadFone X will be available or its price, but AT&T has confirmed it will be the exclusive partner for the device. The PadFone... >>

Asus ZenFone 4, 5 and 6 line-up announced starting at £60

Asus ZenFone 4, 5 and 6 line-up announced starting at £60

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Asus has announced an entirely new line of multicoloured smartphones called ZenFone that will come in 4, 5 and 6-inch versions.The ZenFone family handsets come with large screens, big batteries, IPS displays with PixelMaster technology and Android 4.3... >>

Asus introduces 13.3-inch Transformer Book Duet Windows/Android tablet-laptop hybrid

Asus introduces 13.3-inch Transformer Book Duet Windows/Android tablet-laptop hybrid

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Asus has revealed a 13.3-inch hybrid at CES 2014 that runs both Windows and Android, while at the same time serving as either a laptop or tablet. Essentially, the Transformer Book Duet is a portable version of the Transformer Book Trio introduced in June. If... >>

Asus VivoTab Note 8 manual published officially

Asus VivoTab Note 8 manual published officially

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Asus has publicly outed its VivoTab Note 8 by publishing its manual on the Asus website.In a rather original move Asus has apparently published the manual on purpose, as it's still available on the Asus site. While this confirms the tablet, and that it's... >>

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T review
4.5 stars

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T review

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Is it a laptop? Is it a tablet? The Asus Transformer Pad TF701 straddles the divide between the two forms, marrying together an Android tablet and keyboard dock into the one affordable device.The TF701’s 10.1-inch screen delivers a whopping 2,560 x... >>

Asus teases 4, 5 and 6-inch smartphone launches at CES 2014

Asus teases 4, 5 and 6-inch smartphone launches at CES 2014

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It's CES 2014 season, and that means plenty of teasers along with it. Asus has released its second teaser for the early-January tradeshow, this time hinting at smartphones in  4-, 5-, and 6-inch variants. Titled "What's your number?" the teaser takes... >>

Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales

Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales

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Google's Chromebook platform performed better than expected in 2013.The cheap notebooks running Chrome OS, priced around $200, now claim 21 per cent of all notebook sales, according to research group NDP.The rise came in 2013. Chrome OS made up 0.2 per... >>

Capture those special New Year’s moments #LovefromAsus

Capture those special New Year’s moments #LovefromAsus

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It's party time. New Year's Eve is almost here and what better way to celebrate 2014 than with a party? The Asus Transformer P1801 will help you do just that.Music timeThere are plenty of music services you can run from the P1801 and whether it's using... >>

Sit back and shop #LovefromASUS

Sit back and shop #LovefromASUS

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Imagine that Christmas is done. You've eaten the turkey, the stuffing, and all the trimmings. But before you get into the spirit of New Year's Eve, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your new, all-singing, all-dancing Asus Transformer AIO P1801. Browse... >>

Nominate a loved one to win an Asus Transformer AiO P1801 #lovefromasus

Nominate a loved one to win an Asus Transformer AiO P1801 #lovefromasus

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Pocket-lint has teamed up with Asus (#LoveFromAsus) to give you the chance to win an Asus Transformer AiO P1801 A Windows 8 PC & Android Tablet All-in-One computer.  With a unique form factor the Asus Transformer AiO creates brand new possibilities... >>

All I need for Christmas is the Asus AiO Transformer P1801 #lovefromasus

All I need for Christmas is the Asus AiO Transformer P1801 #lovefromasus

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Every Christmas we can all hold our hands up for being a little guilty of spending over the odds on festive food and drink. Year after year, we promise ourselves that next time we won’t go over the top, yet the mountains of turkey sandwiches feeding... >>

Asus PadFone Mini launches in Taiwan with 7-inch tablet and 4.3-inch phone

Asus PadFone Mini launches in Taiwan with 7-inch tablet and 4.3-inch phone

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The Asus PadFone Mini is out today in Taiwan. The 7-inch tablet with 4.3-inch phone has been leaked a few times leading up to the launch so the specs are as expected - which isn’t a bad thing.The PadFone Mini is essentially a smaller, lower-powered... >>

Asus PadFone mini press shot leaked, revealing 4.3-inch smartphone and December debut?

Asus PadFone mini press shot leaked, revealing 4.3-inch smartphone and December debut?

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The Asus PadFone mini is coming...in two days. Maybe. Notable leakster @evleaks recently tweeted a leaked press shot of the device with the following caption: "PadFone mini 4.3, 2013". This suggests the PadFone mini will launch by the end of the year... >>

Asus PadFone mini set to launch with 4.3-inch screen and 7-inch tablet dock next week

Asus PadFone mini set to launch with 4.3-inch screen and 7-inch tablet dock next week

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Asus has sent out invitations for a launch event in Taiwan on 11 December which should see its PadFone mini revealed. It falls on a date that fits with Asus CEO, Jerry Shen’s confirmation back in September of a PadFone mini arriving for Christmas.The... >>

#LovefromAsus: Getting ready for Christmas

#LovefromAsus: Getting ready for Christmas

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You've already started eating the Advent calendar chocolate, but there are still plenty of things to do to get ready for Christmas. Get your menus sorted, plan a play list of music, buy and wrap your presents, the list goes on. That's where the Asus Transformer... >>

Asus to launch wearable gadgets and potentially build the 2014 Nexus 7

Asus to launch wearable gadgets and potentially build the 2014 Nexus 7

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Asus, after its successful Google Nexus 7 build this year, could be making the Nexus 7 (2014) for Google. It has also announced it will be revealing its range of wearable devices next year.While Asus isn’t certain to be the next Nexus 7 provider, it’s... >>

Asus roadmap for 2014 includes Chromebook line and new smartphones

Asus roadmap for 2014 includes Chromebook line and new smartphones

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Asus is looking to expand its footprint past the dwindling traditional PC business with the launch of more smartphones and its first Chromebook line.Asus CEO Jerry Shen told investors at a recent conference that the company planned to launch new smartphones... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100 review
4.0 stars

Asus Transformer Book T100 review

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Hybrid laptop-tablet Windows 8 machines have been spilling onto the shelves at an exponential rate of late. But none have been positioned like the affordable Asus Transformer Book T100. This 10.1-inch two-in-one device has budget buyers in its sights,... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100 UK price official: A bargain at £349

Asus Transformer Book T100 UK price official: A bargain at £349

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Asus has announced the UK price for the Transformer Book T100, originally unveiled at the Intel Developers Forum in August, and it's a bargain at £349.The two-in-one 10-inch tablet-meets-laptop comes loaded with full Windows 8.1 - no mucking around with... >>

Nexus 5 release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Nexus 5 release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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With the Nexus 4 now being the oldest device in the Nexus stable, it's time to turn our attention to the Nexus 5. When will the Nexus 5 launch? What will be different? How will it compare to the Nexus 4?There's a swirl of rumour and speculation circulating... >>

Bring it together: Asus unveils stylish all-in-one PC running Windows 8

Bring it together: Asus unveils stylish all-in-one PC running Windows 8

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Asus has taken the wraps off an impressive looking All-in-One PC, dubbed with the confusing name of "ET2321." The new computer was shown in a marketing video posted by ASUS on its YouTube account on Monday, but there's no sign of it on the company's official... >>

Tesco Hudl rivals: 7-inch tablets to consider

Tesco Hudl rivals: 7-inch tablets to consider

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Tesco has announced its own tablet, the Tesco Hudl, a 7-inch Android device priced at £119, looking to steal some of the action from other slates in this portable yet practical size.The Tesco tablet is one of the most affordable out there, for which... >>

Internal retail listing says Nexus 10 from Asus to ship for £349.99

Internal retail listing says Nexus 10 from Asus to ship for £349.99

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An internal retail listing from what appears to be PC World UK shows an Asus-made Nexus 10 in the pipeline for release in the near future. Shared by Twitter user Rage06, the graphic allegedly shows the tablet shipping to customers for £349.99 - not... >>

Nexus 7 4G LTE goes on sale in the UK for £299 with 32GB of storage

Nexus 7 4G LTE goes on sale in the UK for £299 with 32GB of storage

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The 4G LTE version of the new Nexus 7 is now available in the UK for £299, along with availability in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Japan, and South Korea, as well. The LTE-packing tablet was first made available in the US at the beginning... >>

New Asus Padfone Infinity gets officially announced with Snapdragon 800, microSD and 13-megapixel camera

New Asus Padfone Infinity gets officially announced with Snapdragon 800, microSD and 13-megapixel camera

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Asus has unveiled the fourth in a line of Padfones, a new Padfone Infinity. So has it been changed in the short time since the last Padfone Infinity arrived?That Snapdragon 600 processor has been upgraded to the world-dominating Snapdragon 800 at 2.2GHz... >>