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IKEA x ASUS ROG gaming gear ready for USA release date

IKEA x ASUS ROG gaming gear ready for USA release date

The full IKEA x ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) gaming product line is finally ready for a release date in October of 2021. This collection of accessories, lighting, and furniture was partially revealed earlier this year with a February preview, including everything from desks to LED strips to mouse USB bungee and a wooden hand to hold your headphones. Products will launch a variety of named families, each a part of the gaming accessory and furniture universe.

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ASUS ProArt Studiobook PRO 16 OLED leads creative pack with hardware dial

ASUS ProArt Studiobook PRO 16 OLED leads creative pack with hardware dial

ASUS revealed a collection of new laptops this week with creators in mind. Designers and illustrators that've used ASUS ScreenPad in any laptop over the past few years will find the expanded space and features appearing appealing with the latest release. Then there's the ASUS Dial, a real physical dial control that'll appear first in the high-end ASUS ProArt Studiobook Pro 16 OLED (and yes, the word "pro" is in that device's title twice).

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ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro refresh includes a colored rear screen

ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro refresh includes a colored rear screen

Gaming smartphones have seemingly taken a backseat lately after having their time in the limelight for the past two years or so. ASUS, however, doesn't seem fazed at all and is, in fact, trying to flood the market with even more models than one can possibly imagine. Just months after the ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate debuted, it is launching a slight refresh of the line that has little improvement except for the new ROG Phone 5s Pro.

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Qualcomm Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders Review: An Expensive Test

Qualcomm Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders Review: An Expensive Test

The allure of what you can't ordinarily have is strong. The smartphone world isn't short on options, whether your interests lie in photography, mobile gaming, or 5G connectivity, and yet the idea that there could be something more, something typically out of reach, is a compelling one. How else to explain Qualcomm's Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders, a $1,499 promise of the things other phone-makers wouldn't let you buy.

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Five coolest smartphones in 2021 thus far

Five coolest smartphones in 2021 thus far

Buying a smartphone can be a tricky decision, especially when the options are virtually limitless. Which is the best smartphone for 2021 depends entirely on the user’s needs and preferences, and this narrows down the choices to a handful of devices that have proven their mettle in the last few months.

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ASUS Chromebook CX9 released as Chrome OS laptop-only hero

ASUS Chromebook CX9 released as Chrome OS laptop-only hero

The ASUS Chromebook CX9 is the latest in a line of laptop-style machines that run Chrome OS with style and grace. This machine does not fold all the way back like its "Flip" brand brethren, and it does not include a stylus (though it'll support one, eventually). Instead, it's made to be a key entry in the Chrome OS universe from ASUS with a unique vision in industrial design and simple functionality.

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ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 ready to roll for 2021

ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 ready to roll for 2021

This week ASUS launched a new ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 (CX5400), ready to roll with the newest version of Chrome OS and up to an 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor. This device has up to Intel Irix Xe graphics and a proven set of heavy duty chassis. This machine works with US MIL-STD 810H standards so it's ready for basic bumps and drops.

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Qualcomm and ASUS making a smartphone together for “Snapdragon Insiders”

Qualcomm and ASUS making a smartphone together for “Snapdragon Insiders”

Smart device processor manufacturer Qualcomm and hardware brand ASUS revealed a new smartphone this week called EXP21. The device appears to be a relatively top-tier machine with all the best bits of the processor Qualcomm will put inside it. The proposition is that they're making a "Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders - Designed by ASUS." Qualcomm has a sign up page ready to roll for a device that is "coming soon", and they've made it clear that "Snapdragon Insiders will be the first to be notified."

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ASUS Zenfone 8 may be the best tiny Galaxy alternative this year

ASUS Zenfone 8 may be the best tiny Galaxy alternative this year

The ASUS Zenfone 8 works with a 120Hz display, all-Sony image processors for its multiple cameras, and a form that's simple and elegant. The first ASUS Zenfone 8 that'll appear on the market will be released in one color: Obsidian Black. It'll come with a 90.02% screen-to-body ratio, 20:9 aspect ratio, and a pane of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus up front.

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Acer, ASUS ROG, and Philips announce new HDMI 2.1 monitors made for Xbox Series X|S

Acer, ASUS ROG, and Philips announce new HDMI 2.1 monitors made for Xbox Series X|S

If you're looking for a high refresh rate, HDMI 2.1 monitor to use with an Xbox Series X|S (or a PC), then you might like to know that today Microsoft announced three new displays that fit the bill. The new monitors come from Philips, ASUS ROG, and Acer, and each of them will carry "Designed with Xbox" badges on them when they release later this year.

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ASUS Chromebook Flip CM5 wants to be your Google Stadia rig

ASUS Chromebook Flip CM5 wants to be your Google Stadia rig

ASUS has launched a new Chrome OS laptop packing up to AMD's Ryzen 5, with the ASUS Chromebook Flip CM5 giving a big nod to cloud gaming with its color-blocked WASD keys. The new notebook has a 15.6-inch screen and - though you can of course use all the normal Google apps as with any Chromebook - ASUS is positioning it as a particularly strong Google Stadia partner.

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ASUS ROG Strix G15, G17 Advantage Edition flaunt AMD Radeon RX 6800M GPU

ASUS ROG Strix G15, G17 Advantage Edition flaunt AMD Radeon RX 6800M GPU

AMD just recently announced its latest generation of Radeon mobile graphics aimed squarely at gamers. The Radeon RX 6000M series boasts not just increased performance and power efficiency, it also has a few tricks up its sleeves when paired with AMD's latest Ryzen CPUs. According to AMD, that team-up can be best experienced with its new Advantage Design Framework and ASUS' Republic of Gamers is the first to jump on that program with the new ROG Strix G15 and G17 Advantage Edition gaming laptops.

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