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  • Even An Asus Netbook Can Run Crysis 2

    Crytek went to great pains throughout the development of Crysis 2 to stress that it wasn’t going to be a repeat of the first game. You weren’t going to need a monstrous machine merely to get 20 frames per second. No, Crytek said, we’ve managed to get the game running on the Xbox 360! And if the 360 can run it, what can’t run it? Not the Asus Eee 1215B, that’s… Read More

  • Asus Eee Pad Transformer: Is It A Tablet, A Netbook? Both?

    Asus Eee Pad Transformer: Is It A Tablet, A Netbook? Both?

    Asus has made its Eee Pad Transformer official. Never heard of the device? It’s been floating around for a few months now, including making a secretive appearance back at CES in January. To quickly describe it, it’s part tablet, part netbook. And here I thought tablets had replaced netbooks. Read More

  • Rumor: Asus To Launch $200 Chrome Netbook

    Rumor: Asus To Launch $200 Chrome Netbook

    The netbook market has more or less dried up; the little things might still be useful for light computing, but they’ve been clobbered by tablets as the go-to device for quick email and web browsing. Could it be that they’re just not cheap enough? Asustek might be looking to fix that. Read More

  • Intel Sandy Bridge Glitch Causes Manufacturers To Scramble [Updated] For A Fix

    Intel Sandy Bridge Glitch Causes Manufacturers To Scramble [Updated] For A Fix

    Looks like Intel “le falta un tornillo.” You’re surely aware of the problem with its Series 6 (“Cougar Point”) support chipset, which has caused the company to stop production of its Sandy Bridge processors. It’s a nightmare, and not only for Intel. Take Asus: a fine company that produces a number motherboards and laptops that are afflicted with the… Read More

  • Lamborghini Hard Drive Will Make Your Data Go Faster

    Lamborghini Hard Drive Will Make Your Data Go Faster

    Fast hard drives are a dime-a-dozen these days, but this hard drive is the fastest. Why? Because ASUS gave it the Lamborghini logo and added USB 3.0 and 7500 RPM drives, silly! The Lambo-drives come in 500 and 750GB versions and should cost a little over $140 and $190, respectively, once pricing is announced. Until then, just feast your eyes on the clean lines and sassy bolting bull badge… Read More

  • Rescuecom: HP More Reliable Than Apple

    Rescuecom: HP More Reliable Than Apple

    Rescuecom, the computer repair service, says that, based on the number of “rescue” calls it has received, HP is the most reliable computer maker out there. HP scored better than traditionally reliable companies like Apple and Asus. Is the end of the road for mighty Apple? Of course not, no. That would be silly. Read More

  • Uh Oh: Asus Tablets May Not Ship Till Summer, Will Not Have Android 3.0

    Uh Oh: Asus Tablets May Not Ship Till Summer, Will Not Have Android 3.0

    Remember when we went to Asus’s CES press conference, and they showed us several nice-looking tablets, all of which we were told would run Android 3.0? I sure remember, because I was there. As it turns out, that might have been — there’s no polite way of putting it — a straight-up lie. Read More

  • The Asus Eee Slate EP121 Up For Pre-Orders On Amazon

    The Asus Eee Slate EP121 Up For Pre-Orders On Amazon

    Windows faithful? Amazon has your back. The online retailer behimoth just put Asus’ supertablet — the EP121 — up for preorder. This is the tablet that the company calls the most powerful in world thanks to an Intel Core i5-470UM paired with 4GB of RAM and a 64GB SSD all ran by a 12.1-inch display. The most powerful in the world label might not be true, but that Core i5… Read More

  • Asus' Complete CES 2011 Tablet Offering, Revealed And (Mostly) Detailed

    Asus' Complete CES 2011 Tablet Offering, Revealed And (Mostly) Detailed


    Asus always has a strong CES showing and this year looks like it might be centered around everyone’s favorite new form factor: tablets. The company released teaser pics just the other day that highlight the top-tier manufacturing but those pics seemed to ask more questions than they answered. They were of several models with a few of them showing unconventional configurations, which left… Read More

  • Hey, Look, Asus EEE Pad Teaser Pics

    Hey, Look, Asus EEE Pad Teaser Pics

    CES 2011 is next week. Next week! This year’s show is sure to be filled with a ton of craptablets and iPad knock-offs, but Asus is one of those companies that should be able to out a lasting and quality tablet. The pic above is a little tease of what’s coming — and surprise surprise, they actually shows off a good deal. Read More