While Asus first unveiled its new ZenWatch 2 back in early summer, the company has now announced the smartwatch's pricing and specs details. The original ZenWatch was easily one of the best looking wearables to hit the market when it debuted, and the successor is no different. For 2015, the Android Wear device is getting very competitive, with prices of €149 (about $170) for the smaller 45mm model, and €169 ($190) for the larger 49mm version.
ASUS teases a collection of devices they'll likely unveil in full at IFA 2015 starting on the 4th of September. One video shows off a set of devices - at least three, by the looks of it - each with classic ASUS industrial design. The first and most obvious of these is the new ASUS ZenWatch. This device will take on a form not all that unlike the first ZenWatch revealed at IFA 2014, just under one year ago, in Berlin, Germany.
Like it or not, there will eventually come a time when you will have to plug in that smartphone to a power outlet. And when that time comes, the name of the game isn't just battery size, it is charging time. Advancements in technology today has brought as the likes of Qualcomm's Quick Charge and similar features. But which smartphones really have the fastest and most efficient charging time all in all? As you might have already guessed from the title, it is probably not something you expected.
It seems that ASUS is out to squeeze as much as it can from its ZenFone 2 champion. After announcing several variants in India, the manufacturer flew to Sao Paulo, Brazil to introduce the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition. Don't be fooled by the similar name. While it does have the same markings as the Deluxe version in India, this ASUS smartphone adds even more. And by more, we mean more internal storage. 256 GB to be exact, one of the highest to be found in any smartphone today.
PC gamers know that not all hardware is created equal and some is better for gaming than the masses. Asus has rolled out a new computer monitor that is designed specifically for the gamers out there and it has some features specifically designed to make it better for gaming. The monitor is called the MG278Q and it has a 27-inch screen size.
If you've been waiting for ASUS to finally show its hand in the premium Android tablet market, then wait no more. After what might have felt like an eternity for ASUS fans and interested buyers, the manufacturer has finally launched the highest end ZenPad S 8.0 model, specifically the Z580CA. This handy 7.9-inch slate bears what is probably the best of the best components in a tablet this size, perhaps with the exception of the cameras, and has some pretty interesting accessories to match as well.
It seems that ASUS has caught the LG naming fever that behooves it to put out variants of the a hit flagship product, whether or not they have any resemblance to the original. This partly seems to be the case with the new batch of smartphones that the manufacturer has just revealed in India. Taking adventage of the popularity of the ZenFone 2 name, ASUS' new ZenFone 2 Deluxe, ZenFone 2 Laser, and ZenFone Max put a slight twist to the flagship, inundating the market yet again with more choices.
Gamescom 2015 plays host to Intel's newest collection of processor technology aimed directly at gamers. Availability of unlocked Intel Core i7-6700K and Intel Core i5-6600K desktop processors and supporting Intel Z170 chipsets have been pushed by Intel at one of the biggest gaming conventions of the year. These processors are targeted "especially at gamers and overclockers." These processors roll with full DDR4 memory support for the first time on "mainstream" desktop platforms and work with full range base-clock for super fine tuning.
ASUS is making a new PadFone S2 and its set to debut in March 2015, according to leaks. This is interesting because of two reasons. The first is that this is the first PadFone device that ASUS is making in over a year, more than a year by next March. The second is that, according to those leaks, the smartphone will might be the first to put Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 to the real-world test, proving whether or not this 2016 flagship chip will escape the curse of its predecessor.
After almost four months of teasing, ASUS has finally unleashed the surprising wonder that is its Chromebook Flip, model C100 to be exact. This little affordable portable that can tries and succeeds where many other Chromebooks of its ilk couldn't, delivering a wallet-friendly browser-oriented computer that doesn't look and feel its price. With prices starting at $250, the ASUS Chromebook Flip brings that now popular folding convertible factor to the Chromebook line, providing a laptop workstation when you need it and a touch-based web browser when you want it.
ASUS is truly trying to make inroads into the US market. Just after launching its ZenFone 2 flagship smartphone in New York, one of which has a pioneering 4 GB of RAM, it is now making available its latest generation of Android tablets in the country as well. Announced in June, ASUS' new ZenPad line embraces the two ends of the device tier. The most notable perhaps is the ZenPad S 8.0 which boats of a 2K display but with the usual ASUS budget price.