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ASUS IFA 2019 lineup covers laptops, desktops, watches, and a new phone

ASUS IFA 2019 lineup covers laptops, desktops, watches, and a new phone

ASUS showed up at IFA 2019 with a slate of new laptops, desktops, and accessories in tow. Chief among these new devices are perhaps the new machines in ASUS's ProArt lineup, with ASUS calling the StudioBook One its "most powerful StudioBook ever." In addition to those, ASUS has also announced a new VivoWatch and a new business laptop in the ASUSPRO B9.

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Android 10 release dates and phone list

Android 10 release dates and phone list

A report today suggests Google's next OS update for smartphones called Android 10, or Android Q, will be released in the first week of September. This schedule fits with the phone list that's already been in play for the Android Beta program for the software that's just reached its final Beta earlier this month. All the Google Pixel phones are on the list, that's almost a given, but what other devices will get Android 10 right away?

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The best selfie phone yet just launched for $500

The best selfie phone yet just launched for $500

The ASUS ZenFone 6 is the world's best smartphone when judged SPECIFICALLY on selfie photos and videos. So why have I never heard of this phone, you might be saying to yourself right now. If you've only ever owned MacBooks or HP desktop computers your whole life, you might've never heard of the brand ASUS. If you're not a relatively adamant fan of Android (the mobile OS) in general, you'd be forgiven for not realizing that ASUS was and is still an Android smartphone manufacturer here in 2019.

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ASUS ROG Phone 2 official specs confirm a beastly gaming phone

ASUS ROG Phone 2 official specs confirm a beastly gaming phone

Ever since Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus, ASUS has been teasing the ROG Phone 2. The ROG Phone 2 will be the first phone to leverage Qualcomm's souped up Snapdragon 855, but today, ASUS pulled the veil back entirely, revealing specifications for the incoming device. We already had some inkling that the ROG Phone 2 would be a beast of a phone thanks to leaks, but today's announcement confirms it.

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ASUS ROG Phone 2 pictured, thicker and taller than any other

ASUS ROG Phone 2 pictured, thicker and taller than any other

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 was revealed courtesy of TENAA today, baring not just its front and back side, but its specifications, too. This phone is the second in a line of "gaming phone" devices from ASUS, a company that uses the brand "ROG" (Republic of Gamers) for their gaming-specific hardware. This second version is less akin to a follow-up to the first, and more like a "pro" or "plus" version of the original - it's a significant improvement in most hardware-based ways.

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ASUS ROG Phone 2 leaked: The thumb I missed

ASUS ROG Phone 2 leaked: The thumb I missed

Today we're taking a look at the ASUS ROG Phone 2, a device that's not yet been officially revealed in detail by its maker. This device will likely be the predictable evolution of its predecessor, with a slightly larger display, a newer processor, and maybe an odd new feature or two. The original was marketed as a "gaming phone" and so too shall this one be - so what's the big deal?

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ASUS ROG Phone 2 beats Galaxy Note 10 to Qualcomm’s next big chip

ASUS ROG Phone 2 beats Galaxy Note 10 to Qualcomm’s next big chip

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus will power the second edition of ASUS' heavy-metal gaming phone, ASUS ROG Phone 2. What's that mean for the gaming phone world? It means a whole lot, if you're the sort of gamer that's all about the newest and most powerful gaming hardware.

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ASUS ZenFone 6 teardown is full of strange surprises

ASUS ZenFone 6 teardown is full of strange surprises

We've seen all sorts of party tricks OEMs have used to have a more or less completely bezel-less screen. Those ranged from popup cameras to notches to punch-holes to dual screens front and back. ASUS' interpretation probably takes the cake for having one that flips the back camera up to face forward. It turns out, however, that the ZenFone 6 has more surprises waiting inside, as JerryRigEverything unfortunately discovered for himself.

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Two years later, ASUS’ ROG Swift PG35VQ 200Hz monitor is finally shipping

Two years later, ASUS’ ROG Swift PG35VQ 200Hz monitor is finally shipping

ASUS teased us all the way back in 2017 with its beastly Republic of Gamers Swift PG35VQ 200 Hz gaming display, and now after no short wait the 35-inch behemoth is finally shipping. Unveiled alongside a refreshed range of ROG monitors, even two years on the PG35VQ checks off plenty of the items on gamers' recent display wish-lists, though you'll pay handsomely for the screen.

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ASUS ZenFone 6 flipping camera has a durability surprise

ASUS ZenFone 6 flipping camera has a durability surprise

ASUS has long been at the sidelines when it comes to smartphone news but its latest flagship could very well help put it back on the map. With certain core features like headphone jacks going away, the phone's mix of high-end specs and that 3.5 mm port could become a rarity this year. Its selling factor, however, is really its flip camera. But with its unique motorized mechanism comes concerns about durability. Fortunately, JerryRigEverything's Zack Nelson was curious enough to buy one and put it to the test for the rest of us.

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ASUS ROG Strix GL10DH pairs AMD’s, NVIDIA’s best in one desktop

ASUS ROG Strix GL10DH pairs AMD’s, NVIDIA’s best in one desktop

E3 2019 might be wrapping up but ASUS is catching up with some last minute product announcements. Catering to all types of gamers, three new ASUS gaming computers are coming their way in the form and combination they need. From the ROG Zephyrus G GA502 laptop to the ROG Strix GL10DH desktop, ASUS brings the best of AMD's third-gen Ryzen CPUs with NVIDIA's RTX graphics to meet the demanding requirements of AAA PC gaming today.

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ASUS now supporting 3rd-party Android OS developers with free devices

ASUS now supporting 3rd-party Android OS developers with free devices

ASUS just send their new ZenFone 6 smartphone to a number of 3rd-party developers on non-Google versions of Android. It's apparent that ASUS contacted the developer-centric XDA Developers Forum at some point this year, and this week they've announced a the collection of developers with which they've worked. As it were, the folks at XDA seem to have done the selecting - but the list shows a who's who for users who've not kept up with the whole rooting/modifying Android smartphone community over the last several years.

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