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What on Earth Is Asus Teasing Here?

I have to admit, I am totally none-the-wiser after watching this as to what Asus has in store for us at Computex this year. Something to do with parallel universes, but it has to be some sort of fancy tablet or laptop or possibly a transformer (maybe a two-screen machine?), surely? This truly bizarre teaser is so far out there it's unreal. What the hell is it? [YouTube] Read More >>

Charge Your Phone Up to 50 Per Cent Faster With Just a Free App

Charging your phone can be a right slow, pain in the arse, especially if it's a power hog. Wall chargers are always best, but when you just don't have one to hand, there's a free app that promises to pump more power out of your computer's USB port to charge your phone as quickly as a wall wart. Read More >>

An 11-Inch Asus Touchscreen Laptop Is Your "I Want It All" Deal of the Day

It's the dream that some people said would never happen. The perfect marriage, like that of David and Victoria Beckham. We speak, of course, of the laptop that comes with touchscreen capabilities. Oh yes. Read More >>

Asus Padfone Hands On: A Sleek Two-For-One Device That Makes You Pay for Both

If it were sold without its tablet dock, you might give the Padfone phone a second look all on its own. It's really pretty, after using it for a few minutes, it's just as powerful and smooth as any other flagship Android phone coming out, like the Optimus G Pro or the HTC One. Read More >>

The Asus Padfone Has Finally Come of Age

Asus has just announced the latest version of its previously awkward Padfone—but this time round, it seems that the hardware might live up to previous promises. Read More >>

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Asus Taichi 21 Review: Incredibly Beautiful and Totally Pointless

We've already seen ultrabooks that can flip, rotate and slide. Asus's new convertible, the Taichi 21, can do none of those things -- instead, it's got two screens. So, dual-display laptops -- gimmick, or genius? Read More >>

7 Worst Battery Life-Guzzling Gadgets

There is a disturbing trend in the gadget world, and it's that laptop, tablet and phone makers aren't taking battery life seriously enough. Yes, having touch on a Windows 8 notebook is great, but not if the computer lasts an hour and a half less than one without that capability. And what good is a smartphone with an HD display and superfast processor if you have to plug it in around lunchtime? Read More >>

Asus Ditching Nvidia for Cheap Intel-Powered Nexus 7 Clone?

New rumours about the near future of Asus have surfaced, claiming it's preparing a cheaper own-brand version of the Nexus 7 running on Intel's more affordable Atom chipset. Read More >>

Surface Pro too Pricy? How About a £400 Asus VivoTab Instead?

Looks like Asus is turning up the heat on Microsoft's Surface Pro with its own Windows 8 tablet-come-laptop thing. The Asus VivoTab packs a 10.1-inch HD screen, a 1.8GHz dual-core ship backed by two-whole-gigs of RAM, and a 64GB SSD. Yours for £400; just £90 extra for the keyboard, ugh. [TechRadar] Read More >>

Asus Threatens to Launch a Windows Phone 8 Padfone

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Asus is in talks to license Windows Phone 8. Don't get too excited, though, because the Taiwanese manufacturer thinks its doomed Padfone is the ideal vehicle for the OS. Read More >>

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. Read More >>

80-Bloody-Quid: What the Hell Is Asus Playing At? (Updated)

Rip-off Britain in full force again. Remember that fabled Nexus 7 dock, which Asus is taking an absolute age to ship? Guess how much of a premium we're going to have to pay in the UK over our American cousins? £54. Yep, £79 in the UK, £25 in the US, according to the Verge at least. What the hell Asus? Read More >>

Asus Qube Google TV Box Hands On: Maybe Not As Simple As We Wanted

When we first heard about the Qube, we were hoping it would be the Google TV box that finally succeeded in making the serve simple and easy to use. Well, we still haven't seen it in actual action — Asus's demo model isn't functional — but the remote is enough to give us a second of pause. Read More >>

Asus Transformer All-in-One Desktop Hands On: Android and Windows 8 on Your Giant Removable Tablet

We've known about the Asus Transformer AIO since back at Computex, but the mutant hybrid wasn't in working order until now. The verdict? ...Kind of cool, actually. Read More >>

Asus's Qube for Google TV Might Finally Make Google TV Worth Using

Google's Nexus Q was supposed to be the thing that legitimised Google TV, taking it from comical TV feature to a fluid addition to Google's services. Instead, it flopped, then never even came out. So Asus decided to make its own streaming box. Read More >>

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. Read More >>


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