We check out the Asus VivoBook 15 X512 -- a mid-tier machine that comes in at a pretty affordable price, but what else does it offer?
The new Asus ROG Phone II is an absolute powerhouse Android phone, and is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 855+ and improved Adreno 640 graphics.
Priced at R16,000, the Asus TUF Gaming FX505 puts Asus on a track to make all gamers feel welcome. Even if your bank account doesn’t cater for top of the range gaming equipment.
This week, Asus South Africa launched five new ZenBook laptops, as well as two additions to their VivoBook series and Republic of Gamers (ROG) Zephyrus range. Most notable among the hardware upgrades, their ZenBook Pro 14 features a ScreenPad in lieu for a basic trackpad — a high-resolution, full-colour touchscreen that has its own mini-interface. It functions as a secondary screen that can ...[Read More]
Network routers are the dark secret of the tech world. Odds are, unless you’re completely mobile dongle-dependent, you own one of these pieces of gear and you’ve probably arranged matters so that you don’t actually have to look at it. Unless you’re peering at the lights, wondering why your magic internet box has stopped working, that is. This isn’t because these devic...[Read More]
Mobile chip maker Qualcomm has announced its forthcoming Snapdragon 845 chip at its Tech Summit in Maui, Hawaii today. Details are still pretty light on the ground, but you can bet there’ll be more specifics as the even unfolds. Not that it matters too much, though. The big news isn’t the specs of the 845, it’s where you’re likely to see it: namely every major flagship Andr...[Read More]
The Great 78 Project is digitising old vinyl for the Internet Archive If you want to up your hipster game then you’re going to have to head on over to the Internet Archive (link below). That’s where you will find the Great 78 project, which has digitised a whole lot of vinyl. Over 50,000 examples of the old format, in fact, including a whole mess of cylinder recordings (which is where ...[Read More]
The dust has settled, the bins of discarded carrier bags and 2GB flash sticks have been emptied and the punters are heading home. That’s right, another CES event has come and gone. We’ve taken a look at five of the coolest (and five of the silliest) offerings to come out of it, but this is the TL;DR version: the 10 most important things that graced the Las Vegas halls and had techies s...[Read More]
It’s that time of the week. Or the month. Or something. Stuff goes to print today, so we’re really not sure what’s going on. Except… that we have to announce a competition winner for the Asus ZenPad 8.0 giveaway that we’ve been running for the month of September. For those of you who don’t know, the ZenPad 8.0 is an 8-inch tablet sporting Android 5.0, a 1280 x 8...[Read More]