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ASUS Has A VR Headset Now As Well

If you had any doubt about the viability and longevity of virtual reality, that’s OK — because the manufacturers sure don’t.


Asus' Transformer 3 Is Up Against Microsoft's Surface

Asus’s haul of gadgets at its Computex 2016 unveiling was extensive, but two particular 2-in-1 laptops stood out of the crowd: the Transformer 3, which follows the same super-thin-and-light trend as the Samsung TabPro S tablet, and the Transformer 3 Pro, which goes toe-to-toe with Microsoft’s excellent Surface Pro 4.


New Laptops, Processors And VR: This Week At Computex 2016

Computex 2016 is all this week in Taipei, Taiwan — and it’s where you want to be if you’re interested in all the new components and gadgets that you’ll be using inside and around your gaming PC over the next year. All the major tech brands will have stands and exhibitions on show, with new technologies alongside PC overclocking and case modding competitions, as well as new peripherals like keyboards, mice and headsets. Here’s what we know is coming, and what we’re hoping for.


Asus Just Announced The ZenBook 3 And An Adorable Home Robot

Asus has been busy announcing a slew of new products at the Computex 2016 technology expo in Taiwan. Here are some of the highlights — including a super skinny new MacBook rival and an insanely cute house robot.


Watch Asus's Zenvolution Event Live From Computex

Computex 2016 is kicking off over the next couple of days in Taiwan, and first off the blocks is Asus. The PC component, laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone and peripheral maker has a lot of announcements to make, and the first is its ‘Zenvolution’ event kicking off at 4PM (AEST) Sydney time.


Under The Hood: This Week In PC, Component And Software News

Thinking of building a new gaming PC? Struggling with whatever random error your desktop is throwing up this week? Under The Hood gives you a quick and concise run-down of the most important things that happened to the PC master race in the last seven days.


The New ASUS N552 Wants To Replace Your Desktop PC

ASUS has just announced a new N Series N552 15.6-inch laptop, which it calls “the latest and most powerful in this entertainment-focused range”. The laptop features a 6th generation quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics.

This is what ASUS is hailing as “the perfect portable replacement for a high-end desktop PC” with a price tag of $1599 — so let’s take a look at what it’s made of.


Asus's Windows 10 VivoStick Is Out Now In Australia

For years, we’ve been tempted by the idea of tiny Intel Atom-powered PCs built into Chromecast-esque dongles, plugging into our TVs’ and monitors’ HDMI ports with proper Windows 10 onboard. Asus’s VivoStick might be the best version of that ideal yet, with a new Cherry Trail processor, a healthy serving of RAM and flash storage, and two USB ports.


Ask Gizmodo: What Cheap Gaming Monitor Should I Buy For My Console?

Hi Gizmodo, I need a new monitor that I can use to play console games — Xbox One and PlayStation 4. I want it to be around 26 to 32 inches, and I don’t want to pay more than about $300. Thanks, Mark.


Asus Zenfone Zoom Review: The First Smartphone With A Real Zoom Lens

Your phone has been lying to you. Every time you zoom in to catch that perfect shot of that expensive hamburger, you’re not actually zooming in. The software in your phone is really just cropping the image and blowing it up like Patricia Arquette in CSI: Cyber.

To actually zoom your phone would need an optical lens, but the theory is that optical lenses tend to be too big, too bulky, and too delicate for a phone. The Asus Zenfone Zoom puts that theory to the test by cramming a 3x optical zoom lens into a phone not much thicker than Asus’s budget-friendly Zenfone 2.


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