Category Archives: Asus

Your big-name PC may have a security flaw in its update software

Those problems with security holes in big PC makers' software bundles? They might not be over yet. Duo Security says it found vulnerabilities in the update software for Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP and Lenovo. Some vendors were more secure than others in Duo…

The President of Taiwan tries a quick chat with ASUS’ home robot

I've said before that Computex is ASUS' show — and what better demonstration than having the recently-elected President of Taiwan "talk" to your newly announced home robot? Crowd noise necessitated several repeated commands to ASUS' Zenbo play some…

Up close with the ASUS ZenFone 3 series

Much like previous Computex shows, ASUS announced a bunch of new smartphones that won't bust your wallet; only this time, the best-looking device turns out to be the base model: the ZenFone 3. We managed to get some hands-on time with this $249 devic…

Catch up with Computex 2016: Day one

Computex is typically ASUS' show. Every year, the Taiwanese company takes to Taipei to unload a host of its wares and, in the process, steal the lion's share of the show's headlines. Well, 2016 is no different as ASUS has taken the wraps off a slew o…

Hands-on video with ASUS ZenBook 3: so, so thin

We didn't expect much from yet another ASUS ultraportable, but the ZenBook 3 is seriously impressive. Weighing in at 2 pounds and 11.9mm thick, it's both thinner and lighter than Apple's already crazy portable MacBook. It also packs in speedy Core i5…

ASUS upgrades its crazy ROG liquid-cooled gaming laptop

ROG, ASUS' well-respected gaming PC arm, likes to unveil a barrage of weird systems at Taipei's Computex — and this year is no different. To start with, its insane liquid-cooled GX700 gaming laptop is coming back for another round. The GX800 still h…

ASUS ROG unveils Avalon, a hassle-free approach to a DIY PC

If you're a serious enough gamer, you've likely looked into building your own PC for the ultimate gaming experience. But the process can be a little tedious, especially if you're new to figuring out where all the different components fit. ASUS's ROG…

ASUS’ me-too VR headset sure looks fancy

Well, look at what we have here. Tucked away in the corner of ASUS' Computex event is what looks like a VR headset, and a particularly fancy-looking one at that. The goggles part of it is a shiny silvery metal and its straps seem to be made out of le…

ASUS’ Zenbo robot walks, talks and controls your home

ASUS chairman Jonney Shih took to stage to announce something a little different, if completely on trend: a home robot. "Our ambition is to enable robotic computing for every household," he said before revealing ZenBo the home robot. With the goals o…

ASUS ZenFone 3 looks and feels twice its price

Intel may have already quit the smartphone market, but its buddy ASUS continues to fight the good fight with a slightly different approach this year. At Computex, the Taiwanese giant announced not just one, but three new Android M smartphones: ZenFon…