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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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ASUS ZenFone 6 gets a 30th anniversary edition, selfie camera review

ASUS ZenFone 6 gets a 30th anniversary edition, selfie camera review

ASUS's doesn't always come up in smartphone news. Its longest time in the mobile spotlight was during its PadFone and Intel Atom days though some still regard it is as better brand when it comes to affordable flagship phones. Now it may have yet another thing going for it as it grabs DxOMark's highest score for selfies. And just in time, too, as ASUS announced the ZenFone 6 Edition 30 which commemorates the company's 30th anniversary by offering more storage inside.

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ASUS ZenBook Edition 30, ZenScreen Touch celebrate company’s 30 years

ASUS ZenBook Edition 30, ZenScreen Touch celebrate company’s 30 years

At Computex 2019, ASUS is doing more than just showing off new products, of which the ZenBook Pro Duo may be this year's highlight. It is also celebrating its 30th anniversary which it says represents 30 years of innovation in the computing space. Naturally, it is putting out 30th anniversary editions of some of its existing products but, at the same time, it is also announcing completely new ones to pave the way for 30 more years.

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ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo puts a large second 4K screen above the keyboard

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo puts a large second 4K screen above the keyboard

Last year, ASUS revealed an idea that was both strange yet thought-provoking at the same time. The ASUS Precog took Lenovo's dual-screen laptop idea to its logical next step by making both sides equal-sized touch-sensitive screens. That future might still be a year or so away but, in the meantime, ASUS is giving the crowd a foretaste of the future with the ZenBook Duo and ZenBook Pro Duo, the latter with two 4K screens top and bottom.

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ASUS ZenFone 6 flip camera is begging to be stress tested

ASUS ZenFone 6 flip camera is begging to be stress tested

ASUS slogan for its ZenFones for the past years has been "In Search of Incredible". This year, it seems to have adopted a new one in light of the recent trends in the smartphone market. For the recently announced ZenFone 6, that slogan is "Defy Ordinary" and ASUS is claiming to by defying conventions by designing a smartphone camera that doesn't leave a notch, doesn't slide, and doesn't rise. Instead, it just flips.

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ASUS ZenFone 6 has a different solution to the bezel problem

ASUS ZenFone 6 has a different solution to the bezel problem

If there's one thing that seems to define smartphone designs these days, it would be the pervading desire to get rid of bezels. That, in turn, has brought up solutions like cutouts, dual screens, sliders, and even flippers. That last one was demonstrated by Samsung with the unique and admittedly creative Galaxy A90 whose rear camera flips to the front when the back half slides up. ASUS has seemingly taken a page out of Samsung's book but the ZenFone 6 may actually have a more practical spin on it.

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ASUS comments on Live Update attack with checkup tools in tow

ASUS comments on Live Update attack with checkup tools in tow

Today ASUS responded to reports of a recent attack on a set of ASUS notebook users by an APT-toting group through the company's Live Update server. Apparently the malicious entity in question targeted the servers ASUS uses to send out Live Update software updates. Once they'd gotten past ASUS' security, they sent out malicious code through said system. The good news is, it's effectively fixed.

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ASUS update utility hack may have delivered malware to 1 million users

ASUS update utility hack may have delivered malware to 1 million users

Kasperky Labs today announced the discovery of a wide-ranging supply-chain attack that was used to install a backdoor onto hundreds of thousands of ASUS computers. The hackers responsible for the attack, which Kaspersky is calling ShadowHammer, gained access to the ASUS Live Update Utility and modified it with this backdoor, which means that ASUS was unknowingly distributing the malware to its customers.

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