Articles about Computex 2016

NVIDIA Definitely “Not Interested” In Building Smartphones SoCs
At Computex 2016, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang (“Jensen”) has shown the company’s latest products to a small media audience. The products had already been launched in the weeks leading to Computex and we now know that the GeForce GTX 1080 has seen a huge public interest, and that NVIDIA’s foray in deep-learning A.I datacenters will be one of NVIDIA’s fastest-growing business. The most interesting part of this meetup was to […]

Computex Sets Itself Up To Attract Startups
Change is in the air at Computex. From the outside, most people typically think of Computex as a PC components trade show. On the inside, it’s also a place for most players in the IT/Technology supply chain where many exhibitors are looking for distribution channels. For the 2016 edition, Computex has added a “startups” flavor to the mix, in the form of InnoVEX, a parallel show where 170-200 startups are […]

This Alien-Looking Cube Is Actually A Gorgeous PC Case
When it comes to building your own PC, you’ve got so many different options when it comes to choosing cases. These aren’t just about looks because the size of your case also determines what kind of components you can fit, so a mini-ITX setup means that you probably won’t be able to fit full-sized GPUs, and so on.

Windows 10 Will Soon Let You Unlock It Using A Wearable
According to a rumor, one of the alleged features of Apple’s OS X 10.12 is the ability to unlock your Mac computer using your iPhone’s Touch ID. It remains to be seen whether or not that feature is the real deal, but regardless of its legitimacy, Microsoft appears to have beaten Apple to the punch.


Microsoft To Open Its Windows Holographic Platform To Partners
Right now how we interface with computers is through a screen, a mouse, and a keyboard. This has been the way since a decade or more ago, but with technology like virtual and augmented reality starting to become mainstream, we are starting to see new ways of interacting with our computers.

SanDisk Unveils New USB-C Flash Drives
USB-C is widely believed to become the new standard in terms of ports and connectivity. So far we’ve seen various OEMs adopt the USB-C standard either in their computers or their mobile devices, which is why if you have adopted such a device yourself, you might be pleased to learn that SanDisk has new USB-C flash drive options for you to choose from.

The Eye-Plug Will Give Your Smartphone 3D Capture Capabilities
Earlier today we reported about a lens attachment for the GoPro called the Vitrima. Basically this allows GoPros to capture footage in 3D, versus the normal 2D footage. We have to admit that it is a pretty cool idea, but what if you don’t have a GoPro? Does this mean you don’t get to get in on the 3D fun?

AMD A-Series Processor Gen7 Launched
At Computex 2016, AMD has just launched its latest A-Series PC processors with integrated graphics. Known under the codename “Bristol Ridge”, the new line of products has been designed with a TDP (thermal design point) of 15W and tuned to deliver a much higher performance than previous generations (there’s a 35W version too). In fact, AMD has been pointing out that it made a 56% CPU performance improvement since 2014 […]

Digital Storm Unveils 34-inch AIO Desktop Gaming PC With Curved Display
When you think of AIO desktop systems, what you’re probably thinking of are computers designed to help save space and take up as little room on your table as possible. Also given that they tend to be compact, it also means in terms of power, certain compromises have to be made, or at least that’s what we thought until we saw the Digital Storm Aura.

Dell Unveils 17-inch 2-In-1 Inspiron 17 Computer
When you think of 2-in-1 devices, you might be thinking of devices that are small-ish. After all the point of these 2-in-1 devices is that they can act as a laptop and as a tablet, so obviously have a large devices means that it will become heavier and more unwieldy. There is a reason why the majority of tablets do not sport particularly huge displays.

Dell Introduces New And Affordable Inspiron 11 3000 2-In-1 Devices
It certainly sounds like this year’s Computex is shaping up to be the event for 2-in-1 device launches. We’ve seen Acer launch their own series of 2-in-1 computers, and just yesterday ASUS also announced new Transformer 3 computers, which is why we’re not surprised to see Dell launching new devices themselves.

ASUS Liquid-Cooled Gaming Laptop Gets An Upgrade
When it comes to computers with liquid-cooling systems, you might be thinking about desktop PCs where there is enough space within the chassis to fit the pipes and water pumps necessary in order to get the liquid cooling system setup. However you might recall that last year, ASUS debuted a laptop that had its own liquid cooling system in the form of the GX700.

ASUS ROG Avalon Will Making DIY PC Building A Breeze
Want to build your own PC? Compared to a decade or more ago, PC building these days has become considerably easier, thanks to the bevy of YouTube instructional videos, as well as efforts by companies who have created tool-less PC cases that makes installing hardware easy as pie, but ASUS wants to take things one step further.

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1100 Processor Released
At its Computex 2016 media event, Qualcomm has officially introduced the Snapdragon Wear 1100 processor, a new SoC designed for IoT and wearable applications requiring both ultra-low power and the ability to be always connected.

MediaTek Pump Express 3.0 Charges Up Swiftly
[Computex 2016] It looks like the folks over at MediaTek have decided to show off their most recent battery charging technology, calling it the Pump Express 3.0 over at Computex 2016 that is currently happening in Taiwan. This is touted to be a brand new fast charging method which we can all live with – as it claims to be able to juice up your smartphone’s battery from being dead […]

34-inch ASUS Designo Curve MX34VQ Monitor Launched
For the longest time ever, monitors were flat. The only difference is how big the monitor’s display is, its resolution, the aspect ratio, and we guess more recently how thick its bezels are. However these days we are starting to look at more curved displays being offered, which supposedly offer a more immersive viewing experience.

ASUS Zenbo Robot Will Control Your Home For You
Controlling your home using technology isn’t new, although it seems that there is a rise in the offerings of such products these days. Now it looks like ASUS wants to throw their hat into the ring by announcing at Computex the ASUS Zenbo, which as you can see in the images above and below is a cute robot designed to help users control their home.

ASUS Unveils New Transformer 3 2-In-1 Devices
Last week ahead of Computex 2016, Acer took the wraps off several different 2-in-1 laptops. Now if you’re in the market for 2-in-1 devices but want other alternatives to what Acer is offering, then you might be pleased to find out that ASUS has you covered with their recently launched Transformer 3 devices.

ASUS ZenBook 3 Laptop Announced With 11.9mm Thin Body
Laptops come in varying sizes, but if you’re the type that moves around a lot, obviously lugging around a 3kg laptop will eventually take its toll on your back. This is why manufacturers are starting to offer up thinner and lighter laptops, and if you are after such a device, you might be interested to learn that ASUS has launched the ZenBook 3.

It Looks Like ASUS Has A VR Headset Of Their Own Too
While ASUS might not have been first out the door with smartwatches, when they did launch a smartwatch they certainly did not hold back in terms of its design. The ASUS ZenWatch is one of the better-looking wearables we’ve seen to date, and now it looks like ASUS has applied a similar design language to their own VR headset.