IFA

ASUS GX700 gaming laptop rocks liquid cooling and mystery GPU

ASUS GX700 gaming laptop rocks liquid cooling and mystery GPU

ASUS has tossed a new laptop onto the market during IFA 2015 called the GX700 and the machine is a beast. It's aimed directly at the gamers out there who are willing to pay for the most powerful portable gaming system in the land. ASUS is still a bit coy specs for the GX700 so we don’t know everything about it just yet.

Continue Reading

ASUS ZenFone Zoom debuts in Europe with 3x optical zoom

ASUS ZenFone Zoom debuts in Europe with 3x optical zoom

At IFA 2015 in Berlin, Asus took the opportunity to announce its ZenFone Zoom, first seen at CES earlier this year, is coming to Europe with its impressive 3x optical zoom. Asus' Android powered smartphone is said to be the world's thinnest with optical-zoom on its 13-megapixel rear camera. Along with optical image stabilization (OIS), the ZenFone Zoom is capable of up to 12x magnification, along with close-ups from only 5cm away with its macro shooting mode.

Continue Reading

ASUS VivoStick offers up a Windows 10 PC for only $129

ASUS VivoStick offers up a Windows 10 PC for only $129

Hot on the heel's of Intel's new Compute Stick, Asus is revealing its own PC-on-a-stick in an attempt to one-up the competition. The Asus VivoStick is pretty much what you'd expect from the form-factor: a pocket-size HDMI stick that plugs into a TV or monitor, turning it into a Windows 10 PC. Priced at $129, the VivoStick already trumps Intel's Compute Stick in value, and it offers a few extra to boot.

Continue Reading

Behold, ASUS’ monstrous Crown of Thorns router

Behold, ASUS’ monstrous Crown of Thorns router

Nobody ever said that home networking kit couldn't be terrifying, and ASUS clearly took that to heart. The company's latest wireless router, the ASUS RT-AC5300, takes "world's fastest WiFi" as its primary boast, but we can't get past the intimidating looks.

Continue Reading

Acer targets tablet gamers with Predator 8: Hands-on

Acer targets tablet gamers with Predator 8: Hands-on

Acer teased us with a mighty Android gaming tablet a few months back, and now it's time for the Acer Predator 8 to take the stage. The 8-inch slate made its official debut at IFA 2015 this morning, pairing Intel's Atom x7 processor and a 1920 x 1200 display with some tweaks the company insists should make it a gamer's favorite.

Continue Reading

ASUS ZenWatch 2 gets wallet-friendly pricing

ASUS ZenWatch 2 gets wallet-friendly pricing

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.

Continue Reading

Acer’s Predator 6 is the gamer’s deca-core Android

Acer’s Predator 6 is the gamer’s deca-core Android

Acer is hoping gamers still have room in their hearts for a super-powerful smartphone, previewing the new Acer Predator 6 at IFA today. The handset, slipping into the company's Predator gaming line-up which already includes massively powerful laptops and fancy laser projectors, runs Android on a deca-core processor.

Continue Reading

Garmin Dash Cam 30 and 35 are first to offer Driver Alerts

Garmin Dash Cam 30 and 35 are first to offer Driver Alerts

Garmin has introduced a pair of new Dash Cams, the Dash Cam 30 and Dash Cam 35. The latter of those two models is the first among Garmin’s offerings to bring Driver Alerts, which give the driver a heads up about speed and red light cameras and Forward Collision Warnings. Both of the models, meanwhile, feature footage capture at WGA, 720p, and 1080p resolutions. The Dash Cam 30 has a 1.4 inch LCD, and the Dash Cam 35 has a 3 inch LCD. These join existing models in Garmin's Dash Cam product lineup.

Continue Reading

Acer’s Jade Primo is a ‘pocket PC’ phone running Windows 10

Acer’s Jade Primo is a ‘pocket PC’ phone running Windows 10

While Acer's presentation at IFA in Berlin has been full of new PC, laptop, and gaming rig announcements, the company also unveiled a prototype Jade Primo smartphone that they're hailing as a true "pocket PC." The device runs Windows 10, and not a modified version of the OS shrunken down to run on a mobile device like Windows Phones of the past, no, this is the same full-fledged Windows 10 that runs on desktops and laptops.

Continue Reading

Acer’s Predator Projector gives space-short gamers 120 inches

Acer’s Predator Projector gives space-short gamers 120 inches

Acer's Predator gaming line keeps getting bigger, though the latest product has smaller spaces in mind. The Acer Predator Projector promises up to a 120-inch display for more immersive gaming, but using ultra-short-throw technology so that you needn't have a wide room in order to actually project it.

Continue Reading

Acer Revo Build hands-on: Mini PC goes oddly modular

Acer Revo Build hands-on: Mini PC goes oddly modular

Building a PC isn't unusual, and even small-form-factor computers can be pieced together DIY-style, but Acer is hoping to lure even technophobes with its modular model. The Acer Revo Build, announced at IFA 2015 today, has the tiny footprint we've come to expect from a SFF chassis but splits its core features into different blocks.

Continue Reading

Acer unveils new Chromebook, notebooks, desktops, and Revo Build mini PC

Acer unveils new Chromebook, notebooks, desktops, and Revo Build mini PC

This week Acer is unveiling a variety of Windows-based PC products, convertibles, and a Chromebook, too. The Aspire U5-710 all-in-one PC was introduced alongside the Acer Revo Build Series mini PCs. Also at IFA 2015 Acer showed off the new Aspire V Nitro series notebook line as well as a refresh of the R 13 Convertible Notebook line. The Acer R11 Chromebook has also been shown off for the first time, complete with a 360-degree hinge with four use modes.

Continue Reading