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Asus crams 4K resolution into a 31.5-inch Ultra HD monitor

Asus is announcing an early 4K Ultra HD monitor, the 31.5-inch PQ321, but its initial applications may be limited because of the dearth of true 4K movies.

Review: Asus VivoBook S550CA offers Windows 8 and touchscreen in mainstream package

The Asus VivoBook S550CA is an affordable 15.6-inch touchscreen notebook with full Windows 8. While it falls short in media playback and battery life, it's still one of the better deals currently available.

Asus readies small, sub-$300 Windows slates for release

Mere days after an Acer 8-inch Windows 8 tablet was accidentally leaked by Amazon, Asus announces plans for pint-sized slates of its own.

Asus Chromebook coming in the second half of 2013

Taiwanese PC maker Asus plans on getting behind Google's Chrome OS and will launch a notebook running the OS in the second half of this year, said company CEO Jerry Shen.

New Chromebooks coming this year from Asus and Acer, report suggests

Samsung, Lenovo, and HP are expected to release Chromebooks soon as well.

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Asus ships Cube Internet streaming device with Google TV

Asustek ships its Google TV streaming device called Cube, which will become available starting this week for $140.


Taiwan's PC makers focus on low-end tablets in search of growth

As PC sales remain sluggish, analysts expect Taiwanese vendors Acer and Asustek Computer to try to seize today's changing tech market with low-end Android tablets, for which consumer demand is high.


Asus launching oversized Transformer AiO hybrid in April

The gigantic hybrid PC, which runs both Windows 8 and Android, will arrive April 12, Asus says. It will carry a starting price of $1299.


Asus crosses smartphone, tablet to make PadFone Infinity, Fonepad

Asus' latest mobile offerings -- on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- include a tablet-sized smartphone and a phone that wants to be a tablet.


PC epicenter shifts to Asia as Dell, HP and others regroup

Asia is fast becoming the epicenter of the PC market as Chinese and Taiwanese companies challenge the turf occupied for more than a decade by prominent U.S. PC makers Hewlett-Packard and Dell, whose laptop and desktop shipments are stumbling.