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Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

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Asus' Eee Note EA800 is an interesting proposition. Not quite a tablet (it's mono for starters) and more than an ebook reader, it fits into a category all of its own.Indeed, the sketch tablet, or note pad, may not be bought by those interested in the... >>

Asus Eee Note EA800 sketch tablet detailed

Asus Eee Note EA800 sketch tablet detailed

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It's a while since Pocket-lint brought you news of Asus' pad; back in May, in fact, when we reported on the, then unnamed, tablet live from Computex in Taiwan when it was first announced.But now it's been publicly revealed, in web form at least, as the... >>

Asus assembles Republic of Gamers with G53 3D notebook

Asus assembles Republic of Gamers with G53 3D notebook

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The Asus Republic of Gamers G53 3D notebook has landed, and it's a gaming monster.Packing an Nvidia GTX 460M graphics card with a 1.5GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory, this machine employs DirectX11 graphics, with effects such as real time ray tracing, advanced... >>

Asus Eee PCs now dual core

Asus Eee PCs now dual core

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Asus has revealed its latest Eee PC models; the 1015PEM and 1018P, which are both packing the new Dual Core Atom N550 processor.These 10.1-inch notebooks (1024 x 600) both have Asus's Super Hybrid Engines on board, meaning that you'll get over 11 hours... >>

Asus NX90: The sexiest laptop ever?

Asus NX90: The sexiest laptop ever?

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We first laid our eyes on this über-stylish machine back in January over in Vegas at CES, and now the Asus NX90 has finally been given its official UK release.If you're after a machine that offers you a bit of elegance, and stands out from all the other... >>

Windows Phone 7 - all the phones, all the details

Windows Phone 7 - all the phones, all the details

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The day has come, the press conference conferenced and Windows Phone 7 is finally upon and all over us. Should you have been caught up in the wave of feeling towards Microsoft’s hero OS, then you might be thinking what your next mobile move might be... >>

Windows Phone 7 - the story so far...

Windows Phone 7 - the story so far...

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Windows Phone 7 is just around the corner. With a breath or two to go until the big do, the action on the net is getting hotter than a jalapeno on the surface of the sun. There have been months of craziness, rumours and here-say since we first got a look... >>

Asus U33 bamboo series eco laptop

Asus U33 bamboo series eco laptop

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If you're looking for a fairly decent notebook with an eco-edge over similar spec models on the market then you could do worse than considering the latest Asus Bamboo series machines - the U33 and the U53.Pictured is the 13-inch U33 with screen resolution... >>

Asus N Series Bang & Olufsen notebooks

Asus N Series Bang & Olufsen notebooks

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Asus has called upon the Ice-power team at Bang & Olufsen to come up with SonicMaster sound for the Asus N series laptops. The N73JN and N53JN - differing by 17.3" and 15.6" screen sizes respectively - incorporate large speaker chambers, more powerful... >>

Ten best netbooks for students

Ten best netbooks for students

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While there’s been a lot of chat of late about tablets being the next big thing in the portable, lightweight computer space, right now the average consumer still can’t beat a netbook. Small, capable, easily toted around and in most cases, affordable,... >>

EXCLUSIVE: Windows Phone 7 launching 11 October

EXCLUSIVE: Windows Phone 7 launching 11 October

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Multiple sources familiar with the matter have confirmed to Pocket-lint that Microsoft will launch its new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7, on 11 October 2010.Pocket-lint has learnt that the Redmond-based company will use New York as the global... >>

Windows Phone 7 goes gold

Windows Phone 7 goes gold

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The launch of Microsoft's new mobile operating system Windows Phone 7 has edged a little bit closer following the news that the OS has gone gold."Today is the day that the Windows Phone team has been driving towards, and we’re very excited to say that... >>

Asus N series pumps up the volume

Asus N series pumps up the volume

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Asus has announced the latest arrivals to its N series lineup with the focus squarely on multimedia and, in particular, sound.The Taiwanese computer giant has called upon the Ice-power team at Bang & Olufsen to come up with SonicMaster sound - which is... >>

Asus Bamboo U53JC
4.0 stars

Asus Bamboo U53JC

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Bamboo is a cool material: it looks good, reduces our use of plastics and is ecologically sound because bamboo is a sustainably renewable source. It's used for the lid and wrist rest for this new 15-inch display laptop from Asus. Asus has made laptops... >>

Windows Phone 7 launch phones: The complete rumoured line-up

Windows Phone 7 launch phones: The complete rumoured line-up

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According to a chat Pocket-lint had with Microsoft back in July, there should be five launch partners for Windows Phone 7 handsets when the new mobile phone operating system launches later this year.Those manufacturers were confirmed as Dell, Samsung,... >>

Windows Phone 7: Every Microsoft employee to get one

Windows Phone 7: Every Microsoft employee to get one

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How do you make sure your phone is going to be a launch success from day one? You give all your staff one for free it seems.That's what Microsoft has just announced it is planning to do later this year, when Windows Phone 7 launches in time for Christmas.However,... >>

Windows Phone 7: Microsoft confirms launch partners

Windows Phone 7: Microsoft confirms launch partners

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Microsoft has confirmed the hardware partners that will be launching Windows Phone 7 handsets, at a one-to-one briefing with Pocket-lint.Although the company still wouldn't be drawn on any specific dates for the launch of the new mobile phone operating... >>

Asus Eee Pad dumps Windows 7 and opts for Android instead

Asus Eee Pad dumps Windows 7 and opts for Android instead

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Back at the end of May Pocket-lint got its grubby paws on the Asus Eee PC, or to give it its full name the Asus Eee Pad EP101TC, at the Computex conference in Taiwan.Now, at the time, the potential iPad botherer was running on Windows Embedded Compact... >>

Asus gets in touch with nature with Bamboo series notebooks

Asus gets in touch with nature with Bamboo series notebooks

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Asus first went for the bamboo look back in 2008, so it's by no means a new gimmick, but if you're looking for a fairly decent notebook with an eco-edge over similar spec models on the market then you could do worse than considering the latest Asus Bamboo... >>

Asus Eee PC 1005HA-P; Laptop of choice for alleged Russian spies

Asus Eee PC 1005HA-P; Laptop of choice for alleged Russian spies

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What's the laptop of choice for an alleged Russian spy? It seems the Asus Eee PC 1005HA-P according to FBI documents released on Monday.The documents detail how one of the 10 alleged members of a Russian spy-ring, charged in the US of acting as foreign... >>

Nvidia gets serious for 3D PCs

Nvidia gets serious for 3D PCs

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Nvidia has announced that it is in cahoots with various partners, including Alienware, Asus, Dell, Microsoft and Toshiba, in order to bring 3D PCs to the world. Speaking at the Computex expo in Taipei, Nvidia also welcomed Asus chief Jerry Shen to the... >>

Lamborghini-branded Asus VX6 netbook spied at Computex

Lamborghini-branded Asus VX6 netbook spied at Computex

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While snooping around the Asus Eee Tablet and Eee Pad launches at Computex, Taiwan, we've managed to snap some exclusive pictures of Asus’ upcoming Lamborghini-branded VX6 12.1-inch netbook. And it means serious business, not just in terms of branding,... >>

Asus 10-inch touchscreen PC meets the iPad head-on

Asus 10-inch touchscreen PC meets the iPad head-on

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The second of Asus' touchscreen tablet PCs to be unveiled at Computex, Taiwan (the first being the EP121) has a 10-inch screen, and is therefore called the EP101TC.Being physically smaller than its stable mate isn’t really that remarkable in itself,... >>

Sneak peak at Asus Eee Pad EP121 12 inch iPad rival

Sneak peak at Asus Eee Pad EP121 12 inch iPad rival

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If you weren’t impressed by the Eee Tablet, how about an Eee Pad? In fact, Asus has announced a pair of different models (also including the EP101TC). And the larger of the two, the Eee Pad EP121, is a rather unique product in as much as it’s three... >>

Asus Eee Tablet makes Computex debut

Asus Eee Tablet makes Computex debut

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Asus has announced what many expected to be its iPad competitor at the Computex convention in Taiwan, but it turns out that the Eee Tablet is more akin to an ebook reader than anything else.It uses a high-resolution monochrome display with no less than... >>

Stay turned on for 13.5 hours with the Asus Eee PC 1015P

Stay turned on for 13.5 hours with the Asus Eee PC 1015P

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If battery life is a sticking point for you when it comes to netbooks, then you may want to consider switching to the latest Asus Eee PC model, the 1015P, which boasts a whopping 13.5 hours of non-mains action.Using what Asus is calling Super Hybrid Engine... >>

Asus netbook to feature mobile phone slot

Asus netbook to feature mobile phone slot

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Asus is working on a netbook that includes a slot for loading in a mobile phone module. The machine could then solve the issue of having separate data plans over multiple devices. The plan, which is similar to the existing idea from Israeli mobile manufacturer... >>

Asus reveals all-in-one Eee Top PC ET2010

Asus reveals all-in-one Eee Top PC ET2010

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Asus has just dropped us word of a new product - the Eee Top PC ET2010. It's an all-in-one with a 20-inch display, ION graphics chip, and a profile that's just an inch thick.Like many of its siblings, the ET2010 runs Windows 7. It's notable for the fact... >>

O2 flavours Samsung N150 and Asus UL30A

O2 flavours Samsung N150 and Asus UL30A

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O2 has announced a couple of new netbooks to its embedded range on Thursday for those that can't be bothered with the hassle of an external dongle.The new models added to the range are the ultra-thin Asus UL30A laptop and the Samsung N150 notebook.Customers... >>

Asus rolls out N61JV notebook

Asus rolls out N61JV notebook

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Taiwanese computer manufacturer Asus has released the N61JV - a multimedia laptop that the company says is an attempt to balance performance and battery life. It also happens to be the company's first machine featuring Nvidia's Optimus graphics switching,... >>

Asus promises two tablet PCs by year end

Asus promises two tablet PCs by year end

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Asus is the latest company to confirm that it will be venturing into the tablet market.Chairman Jonney Shih has confirmed to Forbes magazine that the company is preparing to launch "at least two" tablet PCs in the coming months according to the magazine.The... >>

Asus unveils G73 gaming laptop

Asus unveils G73 gaming laptop

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Asus has rolled out another model in its "Republic Of Gamers" line of gaming machines. The latest is the G73, which Asus reckons has "an understated, subtly aggressive design inspired by the iconic and unsurpassed stealth fighter".Inside, there's a fair... >>

Asus reveals Cine5 PC Speaker

Asus reveals Cine5 PC Speaker

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Asus has announced what it claims is the smallest 5-channel PC soundbar in the world. The Cine5, as it's called, could offer a nice alternative to people who have a stack of speakers positioned all around their room.It comes with several 3.5mm jacks for... >>

Asus announces most pretentious router ever

Asus announces most pretentious router ever

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Asus has launched what appears to be a tray in a spaceship designed circa 1974. Not content with a ridiculous silvery-grey metallic sheen, the company has added a quilting effect on the case, and a star filter on the lights that wouldn't look out of place... >>

Asus exhibits Xonar Xense headset

Asus exhibits Xonar Xense headset

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At the CeBIT tradeshow in Hannover, Germany, Asus has announced a range of gaming products. Of particular note is the mildly-unpronounceable Xonar Xense headset - which is a combo soundcard and pair of gaming headphones.It's able to push out a startling... >>

O!Play HD2 announced by Asus

O!Play HD2 announced by Asus

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At the CeBIT 2010 tradeshow in Hannover, Germany, Asus has announced a whole pile of products with USB 3.0 interfaces, allowing transfer speeds almost 10 times faster than the 2.0 standard.The latest is the Asus O!Play HD2 - a media streamer to complement... >>

Asus unveils DR-900 E-Reader

Asus unveils DR-900 E-Reader

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At the CeBIT 2010 technology tradeshow, Asus has unveiled the DR-900 - an e-Reader product that joins similar models from the company's technological rivals.We know some information - it'll have a SiPix 9-inch e-paper touchscreen display, a profile about... >>

Asus reveals next-gen Eee PCs

Asus reveals next-gen Eee PCs

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At the CeBIT tradeshow in Germany, Asus has unveiled the next lot of Eee PC netbooks that it'll be thrusting upon the world. There's the Eee PC 1018P, the Eee PC Seashell 1015 range and the Eee PC 1016P.The Eee PC 1018P has a metal shell, with a mere... >>

Next-gen Nvidia ION announced

Next-gen Nvidia ION announced

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Nvidia has pulled the covers off its next generation ION chipset, bringing a host of advantages to users looking for a low power solution. Rumours circulating the Internet had the next-gen chip down as ION2, but Nvidia confirmed to us that it would be... >>

Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 and M10 announced

Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 and M10 announced

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Garmin-Asus has followed up the M20 and G60 with the launch of the Android-based A50 and the Windows Mobile M10, both new smartphones with tons of location gubbins.Only brief specs have been revealed now - with more promised at Mobile World Congress -... >>

Asus announces G51J 3D laptop

Asus announces G51J 3D laptop

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Fresh outta CES in Las Vegas, Asus is already announcing more products. This time, it's the G51J 3D - a gaming-oriented 3D laptop that's powered by Nvidia's 3D Vision active shutter technology.The main feature, of course, is the 120Hz display. That's... >>

Asus G60Vx notebook
3.5 stars

Asus G60Vx notebook

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Gaming laptops occupy a strange space in the market. Most hardcore PC gamers like to tweak and upgrade their machines, so opt for cheaper, upgradable desktop towers that they build themselves. More casual gaming fans make do with lower performance on... >>