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Google’s New Hardware Wants To Create Meetings Without Bounds

Google reaches is far and wide. Its hardware has crept into homes and now it is reinforcing its hardware and software presence in offices too with the help of a few designed by Google hardware. The Hangouts Meet Hardware, as it is called, comprises of four components: three Google hardware including a touchscreen controller, a speaker microphone and a 4K sensor camera, and finally rounding with an ASUS Chromebox completing the setup. Continue reading Google’s New Hardware Wants To Create Meetings Without Bounds

Here Are Some Awesome Gadgets From ASUS Announced At Computex 2017

Taiwan is the home to Asia’s biggest computer show, Computex, and it is also ASUS home ground and so, naturally, the Taiwanese tech company has more than a couple of laptops to show off. An among the horde of laptop computers and gadgets unveiled, there are some that are out to beckon you to part with your hard-earned money. The router with a gaping hole is, of course, one of them and so is the ASUS ZenBook Flip S and the ASUS ZenBook Pro. We are a little less impressed with the Vivo series though. Maybe it looks way to mundane and too MacBook-ish. Anywho, here’s a rundown of the laptop computers and gadgets from ASUS at this year’s Computex. Continue reading Here Are Some Awesome Gadgets From ASUS Announced At Computex 2017

ASUS Newest Wireless Router Has A Gaping Hole And Isn’t A Black Box

Believe it or not, what you are looking at is a wireless router from Taiwanese computer maker, ASUS, called Blue Cave. Wireless router without antennas is not new, but one that isn’t rectangular and black is kind of refreshing, and so is one with a gaping hole right smack in the middle. At a glance, one may mistook as a model of a radical architecture, or an air purifier – thanks to the holes-ridden facade around the back. Of course, it isn’t because we already told you so. This AC2600 dual-band wireless router is designed for the grunt that comes with growing demand for wireless connectivity in a household and that’s where the bold design comes in. Continue reading ASUS Newest Wireless Router Has A Gaping Hole And Isn’t A Black Box

ASUS Takes On Raspberry Pi With Its Own Credit Card-sized Tinker Board

We featured quite a handful of Raspberry Pi-powered projects here and until now, it seems like the words “Raspberry Pi-powered” are going to be on the lips of many makers and hobbyists. Well, not quite, if ASUS can help it. ASUS has officially enter into the maker space, a lively community where tinkerers, hobbyists need the piece of electronics to get their projects going. Officially known as Tinker Board, this credit card-sized Raspberry Pi challenger features an ARM SoC boasting a quadcore 1.8 GHz processor with heatsink, a Mali T764 GPU that supports HD and UHD playback, 2GB Dual Channel LPDDR3 RAM, and a SD 3.0 microSD slot for OS/storage. Continue reading ASUS Takes On Raspberry Pi With Its Own Credit Card-sized Tinker Board

ASUS Goes Classy And Round With The New ZenWatch 3 Smartwatch

There’s a reason why people says ‘round the clock’ because a clock, or a watch for that matter, is by and large, round and hence, the round clock, or dial, face. However, when smartwatch first came onto the market, it wasn’t; it smashed the status quo not because it want to, but it was constrained by the then available display technology. Display tech have since progress leaps and bounds, and there’s really no reason not to go round with smartwatch. The truth is, round looks smarter. In fact, a handful of makers have already taken the round route, among them are Motorola, Huawei, LG, Samsung – just to name a few, and now, ASUS is also following suit. It is actually a smart, logical move, albeit a little late. Late or not, you can’t deny that the ZenWatch 3 is pretty in round. Continue reading ASUS Goes Classy And Round With The New ZenWatch 3 Smartwatch

ASUS Unveiled A Slew Of Phones And Portables That You Won’t Want To Miss

The annual Computex Taipei is arguably, the biggest electronics event in Asia and it is also the Taiwanese mobile and computer maker ASUS’s biggest playground. Makes sense as it is, after all, its home ground and in this year’s show, besides the unveiling its first robot, it has a bunch of other devices to coax the bills out of your wallet. Among them are the world’s first full metal smartphone with invisible antenna design, two other ZenFones and a few laptops and PCs. Continue reading ASUS Unveiled A Slew Of Phones And Portables That You Won’t Want To Miss

This Is Zenbo, ASUS’s First Robot Who Wants To Be Your Family’s Butler

ASUS is well known for computers and mobile devices, but little did we know that the Taiwanese company has plan beyond run-of-the-mill consumer electronics, or should we say, going beyond inanimate products. Over the weekend, at Taiwan’s biggest computer and electronics show, Computex, ASUS shown off its very own robot, a cute little thing called Zenbo. First off, Zenbo is adorable and at some angle, looks a little like the 2002 Apple iMac, except that this thing is more intelligent and it moves. Beyond the kid-appealing look, what ASUS proposes that Zenbo will do is nothing groundbreaking. It has been proposed by other makers, including UBTech’s Alpha 2, Toyota’s Kirobo, Sharp’s RoBoHon and the likes. Continue reading This Is Zenbo, ASUS’s First Robot Who Wants To Be Your Family’s Butler

ASUS Showoff Insane, Water-cooled 4K Gaming Laptop at IFA 2015

There’s limits to how powerful a gaming laptop could be, as we all know, laptop isn’t something that promotes fast cooling, which is a prerequisite for any insanely powerful rig. But if ASUS has its way, maybe, just maybe, crazy powerful laptops could be a reality and the crazy contraption you see here, dubbed GX-700, is probably the answer to over-the-top powerful on-the-road gaming rigs. Little is known about the GX-700 for now, but from what we have gathered so far, it will be the first 17-inch laptop with a 4K display and under the hood, it will get an overclockable Intel K-series Skylake processor, along with latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics and of course, the big-ass water cooling system, you see hooked up to its back. Continue reading ASUS Showoff Insane, Water-cooled 4K Gaming Laptop at IFA 2015

Google Chromebit Will Turn Any HDMI-equipped Display into a Chrome PC

While its stick-style design may lends it the media stick look, the Google Chromebit is actually a Chrome-powered PC in a stick. It is not exactly as tiny as a typical streaming media dongle, but it is definitely small enough to be unobtrusive. However, in case you do feel that it sticks out like sore thumb on your HDMI-equipped display, it can be swivel around to stay out of sight, or in some cases, swivel away to fit narrow spaces such as behind a wall-mounted TV. Anyways, as said, the Chromebit is essentially a Chrome PC packed into one handy dongle that touts features like Rockchip 3288 SoC, ARM Mali 760 quad-core GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage, a USB 2.0 port, wireless ac support, Bluetooth 4.0 technology and a Smart Ready controller. Continue reading Google Chromebit Will Turn Any HDMI-equipped Display into a Chrome PC

ASUS RT-AC87 Wireless Router Goes Official, Lay Claims As The World’s Fastest 5GHz Router

unlike automobile or processors, there is no clear gauge which we can use to determine how fast our home wireless network is. you can check how fast our broadband or fiber serves to us, but once it is on wireless under your roof, the performance is really dependent on the environment and the usage. that said, we are not sure if we will be actually getting the fastest 5GHz, which boast speeds of up to 1.73Gbps, out of the ASUS RT-AC87 Dual-band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router as the company have so claimed. anyhow, this particular WiFi router is also touted as the “the world’s first” Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router. Continue reading ASUS RT-AC87 Wireless Router Goes Official, Lay Claims As The World’s Fastest 5GHz Router