Topic / ASUS

ASUS launches 8-inch MeMO Pad tablet in Australia, priced at $329

By on

ASUS has today launched the MeMO Pad 8 – its first 8-inch tablet – in Australia. The tablet’s hardware specs includes a quad-core 1.6GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, and 16GB of storage onboard (more can be added with the microSDXC card slot). It also runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and reportedly has up to nine hours of battery life. The tablet […]

Asus announces Qube, a Google TV box that, sadly, isn’t a Nexus device

By on

  Despite rumours of a Nexus Google TV device from Asus, the company has instead revealed a skinned Google TV 3.0 device, sporting a very basic design and name. It has the latest Google TV features such as YouTube updates and voice search, as well as likely Google Play media. The Qube is controlled via an on-screen rotating cube, which is manipulated via a motion-sensitive remote control. And, of course, […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

By on

And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

ASUS release new Tablets for CES

By on

It time for CES, ASUS have released four brand new tablet computers, designed for home and work use. The operating systems available for the tablets are¬†Microsoft¬†Windows 7 and Google Android. The ASUS tablet range will suit anyone, whatever they do on their computers. Oh and, they work with Flash… Take that iPad. Asus Eee Pad Slider The Eee Pad Slider features a 10.1″ IPS touch-screen for “finger friendly use”, however […]

ASUS announces new EeeTop PC

By on

You would have thought the Eee PC line would have died when all those other manufacturers started to make their impact in the netbook market? Well, you’re wrong. ASUS has announced that it will make a new version of the EeeTop PC, called the ET2010 – which has some features that goes a bit beyond what you expect from the lineup. The ET2010 is only 1-inch thick and features a […]

WSJ: New iPhone on the way, one going to Verizon?

By on

RUMOUR MILL: Apple is said to be developing two new iPhones to debut sometime in the Summer (Australia’s winter), including one that will be heading to Verizon Wireless, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. Both rumours aren’t a shock. The first isn’t that surprising – mainly because Apple updates its iPhones almost every year (and it’s nearing the one year mark since the iPhone 3GS was […]

Acer working on frameless laptop, touchscreen keyboard

By on

RUMOUR MILL: Apple’s war against keys might have another ally, though it might be taking it a bit too far. Acer is rumoured to be working on a frameless laptop that will have a touchscreen keyboard, allowing to make the laptop in an ultra-thin form-factor while reducing material costs. This rumour, however, is from Digitimes, so I would take it with a pinch of salt; but the idea isn’t farfetch […]

Intel brings app store to netbooks

By on

Intel has decided to follow in Android, Apple, Blackberry and Nokia’s footsteps in opening up an app store. This endeavour, however, will not be mobile phones, nor for laptops, but for the netbook laptops. Called the Intel AppUp, it will allow users to find, download and purchase software that would run fine on the Atom processor. Applications selected will run on either Windows or Moblin-based operating systems, but will also […]

ASUS goes pink and brown with new Eee PC model

By on

ASUS has brought out a new Eee PC, and this time it has gotten a more designer feel to it, with the launch of the Karim Rashid Collection. While they come in Hot Pink and Coffee Brown (that one also has gold glitter and features soft-to-touch material); it still features a 10.1-inch display with an Intel Atom processor. It also has 1GB of RAM – that is upgradable, a 250GB […]

ASUS brings new laptop for the “corporate elite”

By on

Joining its line of “business” notebooks, the ASUS B80A is claimed to be the “flagship system” for the entire line up, according to the press release. It features a 14.1 inch WXGA (or WXGA+) screen, a choice of either a T9400, T5850, P8600 or P7350 Core 2 Duo processor, 4GB of RAM and a choice between 160GB, 250GB and a 320GB SATA hard drive. Among the features, it has a […]

Apple Tablet PC is real! says Asus….

By on

Asus is helping Apple build a Tablet PC, Stewart Wilson reports. I, Stewart Wilson hate Apple, I have an Apple iPod Nano first generation and only use it RARELY. It hardly leaves my room but according to cnet, Asus is help APPLE to build a new Tablet Mac PC. According to Asus it will be completely different to their other tablet pc’s. Thats all I can report….