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Asus 16″ Lamborghini laptop now available for $3,000

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on December 2nd, 2009

Asus 16″ Lamborghini laptop now available for $3,000Back in March we told you about the ASUS 16″ Lamborghini Laptop. Now its finally available to folks who have some extra dough. By extra dough, I mean a cool $3,000 and by folks, I mean those who shop at Saks Fifth Avenue.

It features bespoke speakers, a sewn leather palm-rest, a webcam with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal lens cover, lamborghini mouse, and a matching laptop case. After laying out all of that money, you’ll be cruisin’ Windows Vista, not Windows 7, with an Intel Core2 Quad Processor.

ASUS Eee PC Seashell 2 with removable battery

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on December 2nd, 2009

ASUS Eee PC Seashell 2 with removable batteryThis is the Eee PC 1008P, the Seashell 2, which is not due to be unveiled until CES, but thanks to HardwareZone we have these images to check out in the meantime. The exterior was designed by Karim Rashid and under the hood is Intel’s Pine Trail architecture with an N450 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 160GB of storage.

It now has room for a removable battery, hidden behind a cover and sliding out the side, the VGA port is provided by what looks like a mini-USB adapter in the bottom, and the other ports are behind little doors. That’s about all we know right now, but we should know more in about a month.

Asus unveils full specs for Eee 1201N netbook

Posted in ASUS by Shane McGlaun on November 20th, 2009

eee1201n-lg-apcAsus announced yesterday that it would be adding NVIDA Ion graphics to several of its Eee computers in different lines. One of the machines getting the Ion power was the Eee 1201N netbook. Today Asus has unveiled the full specs for the 1201N and it should be a great little netbook.

In addition to the Ion lovin’ on the graphics front, the machine gets an Intel Atom 330 dual-core processor. The machine uses the new style chicklet keyboard, which is full size in this case. The machine gets a 12.1-inch LCD with a resolution of 1366 x 768.

Asus EeePC T91MT netbook turns up on video

Posted in ASUS by Shane McGlaun on November 10th, 2009

asus_eee_pc_t91The Asus Eee T91MT turned up a while back and its best feature is certainly the multi touch capability it offers. The machine is a netbook that uses a convertible tablet form factor and has a capacitive touch screen.

The netbook has an 8.9-inch screen and runs an Intel Atom Z520 CPU. It also has 1GB of RAM and stores data to a 32GB SSD. The machine runs Windows 7 Home Premium and is available for pre-order at a price of $549.

New Asus Motherboards with USB 3.0 can transfer four movies in 15 seconds

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on October 29th, 2009

 Fareastgizmos  New Asus Motherboards with USB 3.0 can transfer four movies in 15 secondsIf you’ve been waiting for USB 3.0, Asus has announced a new range of motherboards that offer up true USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gb/s data performance. The Asus Xtreme Design P7P55D-E Series motherboard has onboard support, while the ASUS Xtreme Design P7P55D Series uses the Asus U3S6 PCIe x4 expansion card to offer the latest USB and SATA data transfer capabilities. Transferring a 20GB HD movie now takes less than 70 seconds, while a 4MB song requires less than 0.01sec.

Both come with the Intel P55 Express chipset that supports the latest LGA 1156 socket for Intel Core i7/Core i5 Processors and exclusive Hybrid Technology (Hybrid Processor, Hybrid Phase, and Hybrid OS) for intelligent performance enhancement, active cooling, and rapid online access.

Asus Eee 1201N and 1201HS netbooks leaked

Posted in ASUS by Shane McGlaun on October 12th, 2009

asuseee1201n-sbAsus seems to always be adding new netbook models to its lineup. The machines are available with all manner of configurations and screen sizes. Two more Eee netbooks were leaked today called the Eee 1201N and the Eee 1201HA.

The two machines are very similar and both have 12.1-inch 1366 x 768 resolution screens, Windows 7 Home Premium, 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, and Ethernet connectivity built-in. The 1201N also sports a Intel Atom N330 dual-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and graphics via NVIDIA Ion. Storage is to a 320GB HDD.

Asus Sabertooth 55i motherboard

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on October 7th, 2009

Asus Sabertooth 55i motherboardAsus’ Sabertooth 55i motherboard is part of the TUF Series, a series made especially to handle heavy duty computing, whether you demand lots of power or are a hardcore gamer. It will perform under the most extreme conditions.

You can count on the fact that Asus TUF Series motherboards have been put through their paces in their testing program. The Sabertooth 55i motherboard features the Intel P55 chipset along with a CoolMem! Fan Frame that will fit most standard 40mm or 50mm computer fans. These boards are solidly made and equipped with components that have passed military-style testing.

Asus Eee Box EB1501

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on October 2nd, 2009

Asus Eee Box EB1501Asus’ latest Eee Box EB1501 has just been announced and is ready to join the many other Eee Boxes that they always announce. But it’s not just the same-old nettop with similar specifications. They made sure that the EB1501 would stand out from the rest.

For one thing, the EB1501 includes a slot-loading DVD burner. We don’t know if it will be shipped with the drive built-in or if it comes with an external USB disc drive. The EB1501 is powered by a Dual Core Atom 330 processor, an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics card and runs the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.

ASUS Eee Top ET2002T and ET2203T touchscreen all-in-ones arrive in October

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on September 25th, 2009

Asus unveils Eee Top ET2002T All-In-One PCThe Eee Top ET2002 and ET2203 now have a firm launch date of October 22nd and some prices, £559 and £819. In American dollars that’s roughly $893 and $1,312.

Windows 7 is along for the ride too, along with NVIDIA ION. We really love the design on these, but $900 seems a little steep, but we’ll see what the general public thinks soon enough.

Asus whips out wireless router with printer sharing

Posted in ASUS by Shane McGlaun on August 26th, 2009

asusrtn13u-sbI once had a wireless router and a wireless print server set up on my home network. The print server was such a pain that I ended up removing it from my network. I always wished that my router would allow me to share printers and other items.

Asus has announced a new wireless router called the RT-N13U that offers all sorts of functionality. It supports 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity and allows you to share printers across the network as well. The router doesn’t stop at printer sharing and allows the sharing of external storage.

Asus unveils Eee Top ET2002T All-In-One PC

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on August 19th, 2009

Asus unveils Eee Top ET2002T All-In-One PCAsus recently announced their upcoming all-in-one PC, the Eee Top ET2002T, for the European market. The system gives you a 20-inch touchscreen display with 1600 x 900 resolution, an Intel Atom 330 dual core CPU, an NVIDIA ION graphics card.

Some other features include 2GB of RAM, a 250GB hard drive, a DVD burner and an HDMI input. The ET2002T will go be available in Europe in a few short weeks for €598 ($846).

Asus RT-N13U wireless router

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on August 16th, 2009

Asus RT-N13U wireless routerAsus just dropped its latest wireless router, the good looking RT-N13U. This one is easy to configure right out of the box with the Asus EZ UI that lets users set up and manage wireless connections, printers and scanners with ease.

You can even allocate bandwidth to various activities based on user preferences. One feature that we really love is the ability to support 24/7 downloads without a computer running.

Disney Netpal available for pre-order

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on August 11th, 2009

Disney Netpal available for pre-orderWell Disney fans, you’ve waited patiently and now you shall be rewarded. Not with a Mickey Mouse branded gadget, but with the ability to pre-order the “Magic Blue” and “Princess Pink” Netpal netbooks. You’ve been waiting for two months after all.

The netbook features a wacky paintjob, custom XP themes, shell control for parents and for all we know Tinkerbell will fly out and sprinkle fairy dust on the keyboard. Both versions are available to order now for $350 and they ship this week.

Garmin Asus nuvifone available for purchase in Asia

Posted in ASUS by Shane McGlaun on July 24th, 2009

nuvifone-sbAsus makes all sorts of devices from computers to video cards and last year I got my hands on one of the firm’s first smartphones and found it lacking. Hopefully Asus has cleaned up its act now that it has teamed up with GPS leader Garmin.

Garmin and Asus have announced the new nuvifone models will be available in Taiwan on July 27. The devices will be in other areas of Asia by the end of August and hit the U.S. in the second half of 2009. Two models will be offered including the G60 and M20.

ASUS announces T1 Series TV Monitors

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on July 14th, 2009

ASUS announces T1 Series TV MonitorsASUS has announced a new range of TV monitors, the T1 series. Available in 21.5-inch, 23.6-inch and 27-inch versions, the T1s offer a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 5ms response time, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 20,000:1 contrast ratio and a built-in TV tuner for both digital and analog signals.

The T1 series also features 7W speakers and multiple connectors including two HDMI, two SCART, a D-Sub, Composite, Component, S-Video, an audio-in, a S/PDIF out, an audio out and an earphone out. The T1 monitors should be launched soon.