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Asus Memo Pad 7 has a premium body, quad-core Atom CPU

Asus Memo Pad 7 has a premium body, quad-core Atom CPU

03 September, 2014 | comments (16)

The Asus Memo Pad 7 packs a lot of bang for the buck in a Ä200 price tag. The Memo Pad 7 is fairly light (269g) and boasts a premium construction, it's body is 50% duralumin and 34% fiberglass. The body is 8.3mm thick. The tablet has a 7" IPS...


Watch Asus' IFA 2014 event live right here

Watch Asus' IFA 2014 event live right here

03 September, 2014 | comments (6)

The Asus IFa 2014 is set for now and we've got the livestream covered below. Asus is set to unveil the ZenWatch but we're eager to see it there's anything more. We're hopefully looking at second generation ZenFones from Asus - last year the...


Asus IFA 2014 press conference set for September 3

Asus IFA 2014 press conference set for September 3

14 August, 2014 | comments (5)

Asus will be attending the IFA fair in Berlin as usual and has sent out invitations for its press conference, which is scheduled for September 3. The invite doesn't divulge anything about what new hardware we're going to see from the Taiwanese...


Asus outs Android 4.4 for Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

Asus outs Android 4.4 for Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6

12 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Asus announced that it is now seeding Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Padfone Infinity and Fonepad Note 6. The software update also brings along the company's latest ZenUI boasting refreshed visuals. The update isn't only about adding new...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

28 July, 2014 | comments (5)

DigiTimes has conducted a research on the performance of Taiwan phone manufacturers in Q3 2014. According to the data, Origina Design Manufacturers (ODM) and own-brand makers will have a blast in the June-September period. The top five...


Asus PadFone S and ZenFone 5 LTE go on sale

Asus PadFone S and ZenFone 5 LTE go on sale

10 July, 2014 | comments (4)

Asus has launched the PadFone S and the LTE variant of its ZenFone 5 smartphone in its homeland, Taiwan. The PadFone S is the international model of the PadFone X that was introduced by AT&T a few months ago. Asus PadFone S sports a 5-inch...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


ASUS PadFone X  goes global as PadFone S, MeMO Pad 7 debuts

ASUS PadFone X goes global as PadFone S, MeMO Pad 7 debuts

02 June, 2014 | comments (6)

ASUS has shown a lot of devices over at Computex, many of which we've known all about since as early as CES in January. The company is showing its PadFone X smartphone with a portable tablet but is also promising the device to launch across the...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

31 May, 2014 | comments (9)

After a short break our Counterclockwise series is making a return. This is our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened over the same seven days in the last few years. So sit tight for your weekly dose of...


Asus PadFone X hits AT&T on June 6, $199 on contract

Asus PadFone X hits AT&T on June 6, $199 on contract

28 May, 2014 | comments (4)

AT&T has just announced the exclusive availability of the Asus PadFone X. The smartphone/tablet hybrid is going to pop up on pre-order on June 6, you will be able to order it online or in the AT&T's retail network. You can have the Asus...

Tags: Asus, AT&T, Android


Asus launches redesigned FonePad 7 for $137

Asus launches redesigned FonePad 7 for $137

24 May, 2014 | comments (18)

Asus Philippines has launched a new and improved version of the FonePad 7 tablet. The new version of the slate comes with the model number FE170CG and is said to be significantly lighter and thinner than the original model. However, the new...

Tags: ASUS, Android


ASUS PadFone gets laptop mode again

ASUS PadFone gets laptop mode again

05 May, 2014 | comments (7)

Remember the days of transformer devices? The Motorola Atrix started it off with their laptop dock (which wasnít that hot of a seller) and then ASUS stepped up their game with the PadFone; which was a smartphone, tablet, and laptop...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors


Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

Asus launches Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 on April 11 in China

24 March, 2014 | comments (15)

The Zenfone trio was announced back at CES in January. Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 are all powered by dual-core Intel Atom chipsets and run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. KitKat updates are already in the works for all three of them though and will launch later...

Tags: Asus, Android


Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

19 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG Nexus 5 went official on the last day of October last year, but its official Play Store availability has remained rather scarce. Sure, you can get it through various retailers almost anywhere, but the price tag is usually much higher...

Tags: Google, LG, Asus, Android


Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

Asus announces KitKat update schedule for the PadFone lineup

28 February, 2014 | comments (19)

Asus has announced its plans to upgrade the latest PadFone devices with Android 4.4 KitKat. The update will not only bring your device to the latest Android version, but will also install the latest Asus Zen UI. So, the compatible PadFones to get...


Asus shows two new Fonepad 7 versions

Asus shows two new Fonepad 7 versions

24 February, 2014 | comments (4)

Asus didnít have a big event like it did at CES, but the company still unveiled one new device. It's not entirely new, it's two new versions of the Asus Fonepad 7. The first one brings LTE, which was missing from the original model. It's still...


Asus PadFone Infinity Lite goes official in Taiwan

Asus PadFone Infinity Lite goes official in Taiwan

19 February, 2014 | comments (5)

Asus quietly unveiled the PadFone Infinity Lite in Taiwan. The device is a slightly less powerful version of the Asus PadFone Infinity 2 which was announced last year. The PadFone Infinity Lite swaps the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC of its...

Tags: Asus, Android


ASUS PadFone E sits between the mini and Infinity

ASUS PadFone E sits between the mini and Infinity

27 January, 2014 | comments (5)

ASUS went ahead and announced the PadFone E, a middle man in its lineup of smartphone and tablet hybrids. The PadFone E sports modest specs a looks pretty similar to the PadFone mini. It sports a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad-core 1.4 GHz...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean now available on Asus Fonepad 7

08 January, 2014 | comments (50)

Asus has announced the 7-inch Fonepad 7 hybrid on IFA back at September last year. It quickly gained some popularity due to its very attractive price tag and unique mixture of tablet and smartphone experience although it didn't exactly turn into a...


Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

Asus Zenphones unveiled, come in 4, 5 and 6 inches

06 January, 2014 | comments (52)

The teaser with the numbers 4, 5 and 6 has manifested into a trio of Intel Atom-powered devices with screens of exactly those sizes. They belong to the new Asus Zenfone line and all run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (updateable to 4.4) with a new interface...