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Wednesday, 04 December 2013 20:16

Asus VivoPC is here

From Asus comes notice of commencement of sales of miniature computer called VivoPC. This little computer is ideal for applications where space is a problem, and to use with home theater systems.

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Sunday, 03 November 2013 22:29

Asus Z87-Expert Review Part II - Performance

So now that we have covered the design and features of the Asus Z87-Expert it is time to dive into how well the board performs. Asus has always been a company that talks up the performance that their products are capable of and, from our initial look, we can understand this. Asus is one of the companies that drives the market in terms of how to build a motherboard and the components used to squeeze as much performance as possible out of them. So with that in mind let’s just how well the Z87-Expert does perform when on the bench.

With the launch of Intel’s Haswell there was the normal shift to a new chipset. This is Intel’s Z87 chipset and everyone rushed to get their version of this new chipset out onto the market. Many of the boards that reached consumers were just rehashes of boards that were already on the market with the Z77 chipset, but with the bonus of improved performance under Haswell. So with that in mind we have Asus’ Z87-Expert up on the test bench to see just how it stacks up to the older Z77 boards running Ivy Bridge. Let’s dive in.

Home networking gear has been making some leaps in speed and sophistication since its introduction. These leaps have made wireless in the home more usable and configurable. Much of the work on this side of the product (making things easier to configure and use) has been behind the scenes, but this work has pushed wireless technology further into our homes. Now the big ticket item is the new 802.11ac wireless standard. However there is still a huge market for 802.11n wireless products with dual concurrent bands (2.4GHz and 5GHz). Right now these wireless products are what you are going to see in the market and what consumers are interested in simply because of their prevalence. So with that in mind we are taking about an 802.11n wireless router from Asus, the RT-N66U Dark Knight Wireless router.

Monday, 12 August 2013 17:31

Problems with GPS on the new Nexus 7


Quite a lot of users have posted their complains about various problems on the Google Mobile Help Forum with the use of satellite navigation built into the new Nexus 7 tablet, which was made by Asus for Google this time. Among the problems they referred the cases of complete inability to use GPS navigation, as well as the termination of GPS functionality after 2, 5, 10, or 30 minutes.

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Tuesday, 30 July 2013 14:45

Asus to Enter the US Cellular Market


Asus as a company has an interesting past and also an interesting future. In the component industry Asus has emerged as an innovative and competitive company. You can see this in the popularity of their motherboards, GPUs and even audio products that they sell. It seems that many other companies rush to catch up with them as they branch out into more and more vertical markets. Asus has even pushed into the storage market with their own line up of business NAS products and an enthusiast grade PCIe SSD. Asus has also had their hands on products that they design (and build) for other companies. They recently received a huge push when Google decided to use their design for the popular Nexus 7 tablet.

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 21:44

Ultrawide multimedia Asus


Asus ultrawide Designo Series monitor marked MX299Q is primarily intended for household or less demanding business users. It is a wide 29 inch diagonal monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio, which is a specification suitable for multimedia content like technical drawing and photo editing.

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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 21:09

New Asus AIO duo


Asus at the Computex show introduced two new all-in-one computers. Computers come with a 23 or 27 inch screen, and are equipped with the latest generation of Intel processors (codenamed Haswell).

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Monday, 29 April 2013 19:26

Asus Xonar Essence STU

xonar essence stu

Asus has announced Xonar Essence STU, very interesting DAC with integrated headphone amplifier. The device, according to Asus, has the same internal design as the critically acclaimed Xonar Essence ST/STX Series sound cards for audiophiles.

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Saturday, 20 April 2013 20:05

Asus Xonar Phoebus Solo soundcard

Phoebus Solo

After the Xonar U7, Asus has this week unveiled another sound card. This time they presented Xonar Phoebus Solo model, card from ASUS ROG product line for gamers.

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