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Asus Android 5.0 update roadmap leaks, all Zenfones on board

Asus Android 5.0 update roadmap leaks, all Zenfones on board

27 October, 2014 | comments (20)

Asus has been known for updating its devices with newer Android versions even though it often takes quite a while before the updates are launched. It seems Asus will be keeping the same pace with its newer gadgets and the new Android OS - 5.0...


ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

27 October, 2014 | comments (15)

ASUS has made its latest 10-inch slate official - it's called MeMO Pad 10 (Me103K) and packs modest specs but also an attractive $199/€199 price tag. Hardware-wise there's a 10.1" 1280x800px IPS display (149ppi), a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with...

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ASUS Japan teases new Zenfones and Zenwatch

ASUS Japan teases new Zenfones and Zenwatch

22 October, 2014 | comments (21)

ASUS is teasing a launch of a smartphone and a smartwatch on its Japanese website. We'll know for sure what the company has in store for Japan on October 28, but until then we can only assume what ASUS is preparing. The company unveiled the...

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Asus PadFone X mini goes official for AT&T in the US

Asus PadFone X mini goes official for AT&T in the US

15 October, 2014 | comments (6)

AT&T and Asus announced the entry-level PadFone X mini smartphone with tablet docking station. The LTE device will be available later this month, on October 24 for $199.99 with no contract on AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid plans. Asus PadFone X...

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Asus PadFone S launches in Malaysia for just $275

Asus PadFone S launches in Malaysia for just $275

08 October, 2014 | comments (27)

Asus has announced its plans to launch the PadFone S and the accompanying it PadStation dock in Malaysia. In the coming weeks, both will launch with a respective price tag of $275 and $152. For the money, the PadFone S brings a Qualcomm...

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A 5.5” Asus Zenfone is reportedly in the works

A 5.5” Asus Zenfone is reportedly in the works

03 October, 2014 | comments (21)

According to a report in DigiTimes, Asus is working on a 5.5” Zenfone device. The upcoming smartphone is expected to debut during CES 2015. The yet to be revealed 5.5” Asus handset is all but certain to debut alongside the successors of...

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Asus updates the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 with Android 4.4 KitKat

Asus updates the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 with Android 4.4 KitKat

01 October, 2014 | comments (464)

Hours after Asus released Android 4.4 KitKat for the ZenFone 4, its bigger brothers, the ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 are also getting treated to an updated firmware. The update is currently live in China and Taiwan, but will also hit more...

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Asus releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

Asus releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

01 October, 2014 | comments (153)

Asus has announced on Twitter that the Android 4.4 KitKat update has started rolling out for the Asus ZenFone 4. It's a bit late now to do this but better late than never. Meanwhile, those who bought the bigger and more expensive ZenFone 5...

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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 €200 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Asus launches redesigned FonePad 7 for $137

Asus launches redesigned FonePad 7 for $137

24 May, 2014 | comments (19)

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...

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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 wasn’t that hot of a seller) and then ASUS stepped up their game with the PadFone; which was a smartphone, tablet, and laptop...

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