Tizen rumored to arrive on Acer, ASUS and HTC devices in 2H12

With iOS and Android currently dominating the smartphone platform marketshare, and with Windows Phone and RIM’s upcoming Blackberry 10 looking to steal a piece of the pie, do we really need another mobile operating system? Some of you guys might have heard of Tizen before, which for those who are unfamiliar is a collaborative effort between Samsung and Intel. Now we’ve seen Tizen running on the Samsung Galaxy S2 HD, […]


Future Asus notebooks might get integrated projectors

Asus recently filed a patent for a notebook that will feature an integrated projector, which does bring back memories of smartphones as well as digital cameras that featured built-in projectors themselves. Those devices did not really do too well in the market, and I hardly know anyone who totes them around and making full use of them. After all, battery life is always an issue, considering how projectors tend to […]


Asus EeePad Transformer TF101 gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich fix

If at first you do not succeed, try again. That is the advice that is worth following, and Asus has done so to the hilt with the EeePad Transformer TF101 tablet/laptop hybrid that purportedly solves whatever niggling issues that accompanied the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system update.  For instance, some of the additions include Face Unlock as well as improvements made to the email and System Bar […]


Asus Eee Pad Slider SL101 gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OTA update

Asus sent out a Tweet yesterday that their Asus Eee Pad Slider SL101 is now on the receiving end of an OTA (Over The Air) update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system – for owners of the Eee Pad Slider SL101, do you find the same to be true for you? This is not the first tablet from Asus that received such an update though, as other Asus […]


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Asus Zenbook Prime spotted

A couple of Asus products – namely the Zenbook Prime range, or if you prefer the more specific model number configuration, then we are talking about the UX21A and the UX31A, have been spotted in the wild. Both models will come with a 1920 x 1080 IPS panel complete with a matte finish, delivering what Asus claims to be excellent viewing angles. These will run on next generation ULV Ivy […]


Asus Transformer Prime GPS dongles are here

  A little over a week ago, we wrote about the GPS dongle that was meant to improve the Transformer Prime’s GPS reception. As you know, Asus received a lot of complaints about the slate’s all-metal design, which is believed to be the culprit of the poor reception. Hence, ASUS made a promise that it will be sending out dongles, a.k.a. the TF201 GPS Extension Kit, to solve the problem.


HP, Dell and Asus Consider Ultrabooks without Optical Drives

Recently surfaced rumors about Apple unveiling its next range of MacBook Pros without an optical drive have led to other rumors that suggest the Cupertino tech giant will offer instead external drives as an option. A report by Digitimes indicates that notebook manufacturers like HP, Dell and Asus are considering following suit based on the success or failure of Apple’s rumored decision. By getting rid of the optical drive in […]


Asus Transformer Pad Review (TF300)

With the Transformer Pad TF300, Asus has set the goal to take the user experience of the award-winning Transformer Prime to the masses. Of course, this is easier said than done, and it is not easy to reduce the pricing to $399, while keeping the user experience nearly identical. In order to achieve that goal, Asus has redesigned the Transformer Pad to use less expensive materials while keeping most of […]


ASUS G55VW-DS71 gaming laptop specs and pricing revealed

If you’re shopping about for a new gaming laptop, specifications of ASUS’ upcoming G55VW-DS71 15.6” model has been revealed. The laptop will feature an entry-level Intel Core i7-3610QM Ivy Bridge processor, 12GB of DDR3 1333MHz RAM that can be expanded to 16GB, and will come with two drive bays which will allow users to house hard drives, hybrid drives or even SSDs. It will also come with a 750GB 7,200rpm […]


Asus Transformer Pad Infinity priced for Italian release

Those living in Italy (as well as Europe and want to nick a copy of the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity from the land of fashion and pizzas) will be able to look forward to getting their hands on the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity, where it will arrive in 32GB and 64GB capacities for the rest of the world, although Italians (and others living in that country) will most probably be […]


ASUS N46, N56, N76 notebooks get detailed ahead of DesignWeek 2012 unveiling

Set for an unveiling next week in Milan during DesignWeek 2012, Notebook Italia has managed to get their hands on ASUS’ upcoming N-series of laptops: the N46, N56 and N76, all of which are expected to replace last year’s N45, N55 and N75 models respectively. Unlike its predecessors, this year’s N-series from ASUS will be a departure in terms of its design, most noticeably the speaker grills of the laptops […]


Asus EA-N66 wireless gigabit Ethernet adapter looks out of this world

One glance at the Asus EA-N66 wireless gigabit Ethernet adapter, and you might think that this was inspired by some sort of alien lifeform out there. The organic design certainly harks back to some sort of sci-fi setting, but rest assured, this is very much a terrestrial peripheral for your computing needs. The Asus EA-N66 wireless gigabit Ethernet adapter will play nice with any devices that support Ethernet, ranging from […]


Asus External GPS Extension Kit for Transformer Prime announced

As expected, Asus has officially announced the availability of their External GPS Extension Kit for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime in an effort to boost signal reception on that particular device. Here is an excerpt of what Asus had to say in their announcement. Thank you for purchasing the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime, and helping to make it the most popular Android based tablet since its launch in December […]


Asus Transformer Pad 300 to Retail for $379

Asus announced what seemed to be a more affordable option of its Transformer Prime back in MWC 2012, the Transformer Pad 300 tablet. Now apparently the device has appeared in a France-based retailer’s website with the 32GB model listed for 499 Euros which is about $650 but there has been no official word with regards to the device’s pricing in the US. When the tablet was announced, Asus said that […]