Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus which is an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform which was introduced earlier this year. The company has said that this chipset will be present in mobile devices due in the second half of this year. ASUS has confirmed that its ROG Phone 2 will be the first to feature the Snapdragon 855 Plus.
If gaming smartphones are your thing, then you might want to mark down the 23rd of July on your calendars. This is because according to a report from DigiTimes, the publication is claiming that ASUS is expected to make an announcement next month where the ASUS ROG Phone 2 will be announced.
The overall design of laptops hasn’t really changed that much over the decades since they’ve been around. For the most part, they’re clamshell devices that features a screen on one end, and a keyboard on the other. However, it seems that ASUS is hoping to turn the industry on its head with the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo.
We have been hearing some rumors about the ASUS Zenfone 6 for a while now, and the good news for those who have been keeping an eye out for it is that the handset has since been officially launched, and boy, does it look like a pretty well-designed handset that comes with flagship hardware specs.
For a while, it seemed like the notch was a design feature that we can probably expect to see on smartphones for a while to come. However, it appears that the trend could be dying a rather quick death as we’re starting to see more handset manufacturers come up with alternatives. ASUS will be one of them.
The Android tablet market has been under incredible strain as it is and things don’t seem to be improving. It has been in a state of constant decline. ASUS has reportedly taken stock of the situation and decided to exit the Android tablet market completely. The company is said to have informed its distribution channels that no new ASUS Android-powered tablets will be launched going forward.
ASUS today announced that its ZenBook S13 is available for purchase starting today. The notebook blends beauty and power in an ultraportable form factor. The company says that it has the “world’s slimmest display bezel” and boasts a screen-to-body ratio of 97 percent. That’s pretty impressive for a device in its category. ASUS also says that this is the world’s thinnest laptop with discrete graphics.
It was reported yesterday how hackers had managed to infiltrate countless ASUS systems by distributing a backdoored software update tool from the company’s own servers. The hackers digitally signed the ASUS Live Update Tool with one of the company’s own code-signing certificates before sending it to ASUS’ download servers where the backdoored tool was hosted for several months in 2018. The company today confirmed that it has rolled out a […]
A new report reveals how “hundreds of thousands” of Asus computer owners have been affected by a backdoored software update tool from the company’s own servers. The hackers were able to digitally sign the Asus Live Update tool with one of the company’s own code-signing certificates before sending it to Asus’ download servers. The servers hosted the compromised tool for several months in 2018, the report says.
Ubergizmo's Best of CES 2019Editor's Pick
Goodbye CES 2019, this was Ubergizmo’s 14th CES! It was difficult to navigate the avalanche of new products and technologies announced there. Including the pre-show work, it took out a huge chunk of December and all of the Holidays, but the chips have fallen, and here are the best products and technologies we’ve seen at CES 2019, in no particular order!
Asus makes some great gaming machines under its ROG brand and the latest creation it has unveiled at CES 2019 is unlike anything it, or anyone else for that matter, has made before. Simply put, the Asus ROG Mothership is a powerful gaming all-in-one PC in a notebook form factor.
Asus today announced its Chromebook Education Series. It offers lightweight, ruggedized solutions for use in the classroom. The series includes two conventional clamshell laptops, one convertible, and a tablet. Asus will be selling these devices in the coming months and will unveil pricing, configurations, and availability closer to launch.
One of the ways many companies these days are finding their way around the notch design is by introducing a camera that can popup. This means that the front of the phone can be 100% display, whereas with the notch design, part of the display’s real estate has to go to the front-facing camera.
ASUS and Gigabyte and some of the more prominent brands around when it comes to making computer hardware, like motherboards and GPUs. Unfortunately it appears that the company’s driver software which is distributed for use with its hardware has security vulnerabilities that could in theory allow an attacker to execute code on a victim’s PC.