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Asus’ Zenfone 5 is the king of the MWC iPhone X knockoffs

Sure, Apple didn’t have any sort of official presence at this year’s MWC, but this was the week the iPhone X really came into its own. The company’s premium flagship was everywhere in spirit, th

Nvidia teams up with Acer, Asus and HP to launch 65-inch gaming displays

If you are tired of that puny 27-inch gaming screen on your desk and you want a more immersive gaming experience on a really big screen — say 65-inches — then Nvidia has something new for

ZenBook maker Asus launches $50M venture fund to bring Silicon Valley startups into Asia

Asus, the Taiwanese hardware firm known for its ZenBooks, ZenFones and Zenbo the cute, humanoid robot, is stepping into the VC game with the launch of a $50 million venture capital fund. Managed in pa

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus is a powerful Max Q laptop with one notable flaw

This is the Republic of Gamers Zephyrus by ASUS . Zephyrus for short, it’s a gaming-oriented ultrabook-style laptop with an NVIDIA GTX 1080 graphics card living inside. The twist? The card is s

Asus skips robots at this year’s Computex event and flaunts super-thin laptops instead

Remember Zenbo, the cute humanoid robot that stole the show at Asus’ Computex press conference last year? Zenbo was absent from the stage this year, as were ZenFones. Instead, in an unusual departur

Europe opens antitrust geo-blocking probe into Valve, others

European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the Steam games distribution platform operator, Valve, and five PC games publishers to determine whether geo-blocking agreements between

Google is making Chromebooks even more useful for schools

Google made a number of major announcements about its Chromebook program at the Bett education technology conference in London today. Besides disclosing that there are now over 20 million teachers and

Asus officially unveils ZenFone AR smartphone with Daydream and Tango compatibility

After quite a few leaks ruined the surprise, Asus took to the stage at CES to announce the reveal of ZenFone AR, the first smartphone to boast support for both Google’s Daydream and Tango VR/AR

ASUS believes a woman with a computer is better than a woman with a kitten

Welcome to another episode of Social Media Managers Who Are Having a Bad Day. On todays episode we present Asus‘ assertion that a “cute girl” with a cat worse than a “sophistic

HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus and Acer will all ship VR headsets for your PC starting at $299

Microsoft is currently holding a press conference in New York. The company is focusing a lot on 3D and all sorts of realities, from augmented reality to virtual reality. As part of this big push, Micr

ASUS’s Zenvolution event features four upcoming devices and one awkward portmanteau

Zenvolution doesn’t really roll off the tongue. But hey, you come for the gadgets – the clever word play is really just a bonus, at best. And the company certainly has a lot to showcase on that fr

ASUS shows off a portable 15-inch display for laptop owners

The ZenScreen is a strange, but intriguing duck. It’s not a tablet or a convertible notebook, it’s a 15.6-inch portable screen. That mean it’s not a standalone device so much as it is an extra d

ASUS goes round for the latest ZenWatch

This year’s IFA is certain to be another giant event for wearable launches, but only one company can be the first. Keep in mind, we’re still a few days out from the official kickoff event of the g

New vs. old in back-to-school gear

Ultrathin laptops help you find information, but writing things down, on paper, in a notebook, helps you learn and remember. Wireless headphones make your music better and more portable, but earplugs

The $599 ASUS Zenbo robot is just trying to help out around the house

ASUS is going big at Computex this year with the launch of new additions to ZenBook, Transformer and ZenFone lines. But the biggest new piece to the company’s unfortunately named “Zenvolution

Google And ASUS Launch The $85 Chromebit, A Chrome OS Desktop On An HDMI Stick

Earlier this year, Google and ASUS announced the Chromebit -- a full Chrome OS-based computer on an HDMI stick. Today, the two companies are officially launching this new way of using Chrome OS on any

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week, we watched an NBA game in virtual reality, a number of tech companies reported earnings, and we went hands-on with the OnePlus X Android phone. These are our best stories.

Google And ASUS Team Up On A Router With A Nifty Twist

Google wants you to be able to consume more, and faster, which is why they built the OnHub router that they announced in August. We were a bit surprised by the move, but not shocked, with Google sa

HTC Says It Isn’t Interested In Being Acquired By Asus

Perennially struggling smartphone maker HTC has poured cold water on suggestions that it is an acquisition target for fellow Taiwanese tech firm Asus.

WatchTF, Asus?

It’s fairly common practice for cheaper manufacturers to ape more expensive “premium” brands as soon as it’s clear that customer sentiment is headed in a certain direction. Thi
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