ASUS Teases Smartwatch to Rival Moto 360

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When Google first revealed Android Wear back in March, their Android-based operating system for wearable devices, which was met by announcements of the Moto 360 and an LG G Watch, we were told multiple other manufacturers were on board and would be delivering their own smartwatches throughout 2014. We’ve seen LG and Samsung release options, […]

5 Great Asus Transformer Book T100 Accessories

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It’s kind of strange how hardware can define a generation. Last decade it was the iPod that struck a chord with users. When users thought of a media device, when they wanted to listen to music when not in front of a stereo, they thought of Apple’s music player. That’s sort of happening with the Asus […]

Microsoft and Google Kill Asus Dual-Mode Transformer Book Duet

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Cross breeding is a tricky and dangerous game when it comes to mammals and plants. Some think it is voodoo science. Apparently Microsoft and Google think the same thing applies to gadgets and have soured on mixing their respective operating systems into one device that can run both. At CES 2014 Asus unveiled the latest […]

Asus VivoTab Note 8 Uses Samsung Tech on 8-Inch Tablet Form Factor

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Asus’ VivoTab Note 8 may look like another 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet in the same space as the Dell Venue 8 Pro and the Lenovo  ThinkPad 8, but the VivoTab Note 8 is actually one of the smaller full-fledged PC tablets that comes with an active digitizer from Wacom. This will make the VivoTab Note […]

ASUS PadFone X Combo Heads to AT&T

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The ASUS PadFone X has finally arrived in the US, coming exclusively to AT&T after all previous versions managed to avoid the US market. After multiple similar devices over the past few years, ASUS and AT&T are finally bringing this transforming device to the states. Whether it will be a success or not remains to […]

Asus Takes Wraps Off of PadFone Mini

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Of all the mobile gadget makers, Asus reminds me of the toys of my youth such as Erector sets. Asus has an affinity for creating hybrid devices with components that snap in and out of each other. The Transformer series of laptops and notebooks obviously plays on this transforming toy theme with the name Transformer, […]

ASUS Teases Three New Smartphones for 2014

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The company behind the extremely popular Google Nexus 7 tablet, and the new Nexus 7, ASUS, is back and teasing a few smartphones they hope to announce and release in the first few months of 2014. ASUS isn’t known in the US for smartphones, and are more widely recognized as the manufacturer behind Google’s popular […]

ASUS PadFone Finally Coming to the U.S. in 2014

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The smartphone market here in the US is a competitive one, and early next year one more will be joining the flooded market of smartphones, but with something unique to offer. It’s more than just a smartphone, it’s the ASUS Padfone. ASUS has released a slew of rather odd, but somewhat successful smartphones outside of […]

Nexus 7 3 Rumors Surface as ASUS Aims for Higher Sales

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Following the success of both the first and second Nexus 7 tablet by Google, ASUS is already talking up plans to build the third tablet for Google, rumored to simply be called the Nexus 7 (2014) but for all purposes we’ll call it the Nexus 7 3. Yesterday Asustek had its third quarter earnings call […]

Verizon Nexus 7 Not Coming Until KitKat Update

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With yesterday’s rumor that the Nexus 7 would be making its way to Verizon shortly, it had us excited that it was right around the corner, it seems that Big Red is waiting until the Nexus 7 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update before it will allow the tablet to be used on the carrier’s […]

Nexus 7 3 Rumor Mill Starts Churning

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The current Nexus 7 is not even six months old yet and already, the Nexus 7 3 rumor mill has begun spinning ahead of 2014 with a new report claiming that Google is set to pick from three possible manufacturers including HTC, LG and the company behind the last two Nexus 7 tablets, Asus. In […]

Nexus 10 Leak: Is This What Google’s iPad Air Challenger Looks Like?

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A new image has surfaced that is believed to be Google’s forthcoming Nexus 10 tablet, a device that will directly challenge rival Apple’s newly redesigned full-sized iPad in the form of the iPad Air. Google’s current Nexus 10 slate is made by Samsung, but it is widely rumored that Asus may make the next tablet […]

Nexus 10 Leaked Placard Reveals Asus at the Helm

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October is the month that we may see more Google products come to light, the second-generation Nexus 10 being one of them. Mobile insider evleaks has posted what appears to be promo material of some kind for the new Nexus 10, complete with Asus’s name at the front, confirming again that the company will take […]

Not Just Samsung: Almost All Companies Inflate Benchmarks

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It was recently discovered that Samsung tampered with benchmark results for its new Galaxy Note 3 phablet-style smartphone, and while all the fingers are pointed at Samsung, it turns that almost all phone manufacturers are doing the same thing, according to a report by AnandTech. The report provides evidence that suggests nearly all phone manufacturers, with […]

Asus Nexus 10 Rumors Swirl

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The Android 4.4 KitKat update and Nexus 5 may not be the only new Google products announced in the coming weeks as the company is now heavily rumored to be updating its Nexus 10 tablet with an Asus Nexus 10, a device that could arrive with Android 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5. Last year, […]

Google to Raise Price of New Nexus 10 At Launch?

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A new leak suggests that Google’s new Nexus 10 that will be refreshed later this year may cost more than the Samsung-made tablet that it replaces. The Nexus 10 from Asus, which we’re dubbing the late-2013 edition, may follow the Nexus 7′s refresh this year by adding a small price premium according to a leaked […]

Nexus 7 LTE Sales Halted on Google Play (Updated)

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Google’s Nexus 7 LTE, which went on sale just a few days ago, has mysteriously vanished from the Google Play Store with Google indicating that the device is not on sale at this time, leaving buyers unable to purchase the LTE-enabled version of the new Nexus 7 in the U.S. A week ago, Google finally […]

Asus Transformer Book T100: An iPad-Worthy Windows 8 Challenger

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At $349 and packed with Windows 8.1, a detachable keyboard dock, and all-day battery life, the Asus Transformer Book T100 may be the first Windows slate that can go head-to-head to seriously challenge Apple’s iPad and tablets based on Google’s Android OS. Additionally, the T100′s low price point will make it a worthy challenger to […]

Google Unveils New Chromebooks with Better Battery Life

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Google and Intel just announced a line of new Chromebooks today at the Intel Developer Forum, and they each come packing with Intel’s latest fourth-generation Haswell processors. The companies revealed four new Chromebooks in all, two of which are from HP and Acer (current Chromebook partners), and the other two are from Toshiba and Asus, […]