Asus ZenFones: An Android Army with Intel Inside

After years of bringing you the horror/glory that is the PadFone and FonePad, Asus is branching out on its phone fone offerings and introducing not one, not two, but three flavors of "ZenFone," Android handsets with ultrabook lineage. » 1/06/14 3:22pm 1/06/14 3:22pm

Asus Transformer Book Duet: One Laptop, Two Tablets, All the Crazy

Once upon a time (earlier this year) Asus announced its Transformer Book Trio; a Windows PC with an Android tablet hiding inside. Now with the Transformer Book Duet, Asus is pushing its "more is more" approach one step further by adding "Windows 8.1 tablet" to the repertoire. » 1/06/14 3:13pm 1/06/14 3:13pm

Possible Leaked Nexus 10 Renders Make It Look Like an Enormous Nexus 7

So the Nexus 10 is a pretty good tablet, especially for its price. But the 10-inch Nexus tabs just never caught on the way the 7-incher did. Now, a leaked press render from Phone Arena is showing off a (possible) new style: giant Nexus 7. » 10/24/13 1:37pm 10/24/13 1:37pm

The State of Cheating in Android Benchmarks: Everybody's Doing It

Samsung has been blamed before for fudging the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S3 in order to make the phones perform faster than it does naturally in benchmarks. But Anandtech has run the numbers and found that pretty much every smartphone maker is cheating. » 10/02/13 1:44pm 10/02/13 1:44pm

Asus' New Three-in-One: Crouching Windows PC, Hidden Android Tablet

Asus has already been experimenting with mixing Android and Windows in the same device with its bizarre but intriguing 18.5-inch Transformer All-in-One desktop, giant-Android-slab-thing. Now, it's taking the concept to its logical extreme with the new Transformer Book Trio, dual processor-weilding device that staking… » 6/03/13 9:40am 6/03/13 9:40am

7 Worst Battery Life-Guzzling Gadgets

I call them Chromebook Pixel apologists. They're coming out of the woodwork to defend Google's super-expensive but flawed $1,299 laptop. You'll hear things like "It obviously isn't for everyone" or "You either get it or you don't." Count me as one of the people who don't get it. As I say in my Chromebook Pixel review, the… » 2/12/13 3:20pm 2/12/13 3:20pm

Asus Claims the Title of World's Smallest Wi-Fi Router

Amongst all of its Windows 8 PCs and tablet announcements at CES, Asus also quietly revealed what it's boasting as the world's smallest Wi-Fi router. And with a form factor only slightly larger than a well-equipped flash drive, the WL-330NUL Pocket Router is the perfect accessory for minimalist road warriors. » 1/11/13 10:44am 1/11/13 10:44am

Asus Is Putting Sick 3D Gesture Controls in Its PCs This Year

Leap Motion's amazing-looking gesture control debuted last May, and has had developers crawling all over it ever since. Now, Asus has announced that it's teaming up with the company to produce a range of computers using the tech—and they should be here this year. » 1/03/13 9:04am 1/03/13 9:04am

Asus and Acer: The Netbook Is Dead

Netbooks, those tiny, underpowered computers that were once held up as the saviour of the laptop market, have long since fallen from favor. When Dell announced it was ending production the end was nigh—and now the last remaining manufacturers, Asus and Acer, have confirmed that the netbook is officially dead. » 1/02/13 7:47am 1/02/13 7:47am