Asus Eee Slider 32GB coming

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on August 1st, 2011

The Eee Slider has many people drooling over it’s sleek lines and specs and there’s news that a 32GB model of the Asus Eee Slider will be coming our way soon, but that also means that they will ditch the 16GB model. Folks in Europe will be able to get the 32GB model for €499, we just don’t know when.

We also have no info on what the delay is about, but it is likely a software issue. There is a 3G version coming in 2012 as well.

ASUS SL101 Android tablet hits the FCC

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on July 25th, 2011

ASUS’ Eee Pad Slider, the SL101, has had several delays since it was unveiled at CES earlier this year. It was originally to launch in May 2011 and then it was pushed back to August. Now today the Slider has hit the FCC, so we may see it soon. The Slider got approval for Bluetooth and WiFi, but there were no 3G capabilities mentioned in the FCC filings.

The Slider has a trademark sliding keyboard that emerges from beneath the screen. The Android 3.0 device boasts a 10.1-inch screen with a 1280 x 800 resolution, front (1.2MP) and rear (5MP with flash) cameras, and several ports including microSD, mini HDMI out and mini USB. It is expected to have a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

ASUS ET2011AUTB All-In-One Desktop PC

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on July 24th, 2011

A new all-in-one desktop PC from ASUS called the ET2011AUTB is a great space-saving machine with a 20-inch 1600 x 900 multi-touch display, a 1.60GHz AMD E-350 processor, an AMD A50M FCH chipset, 2GB RAM, a 500GB hard drive, a webcam, a DVD SuperMulti drive, an SD card slot, and WiFi.

It runs on either Windows 7 Home Premium (SP1) or Professional (SP1). The ASUS ET2011AUTB will arrive in August for about $800 with Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 or about $890 with Professional SP1.

Asus Announces Automobili Lamborghini VX7 Laptop

Posted in ASUS by Reuben Drake on July 11th, 2011

Asus has launched another Lamborghini themed laptop, the Asus Automobili Lamborghini VX7 laptop. This new Lamborghini themed laptop from Asus packs in Intel’s latest quad core Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics.

Other features include a 15.6 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and it comes with two 750GB hard drives, USB 3.0, 8GB of DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 16GB, a Blu-ray combo drive and Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.

Asus WX-Lamborghini wireless mouse

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on July 5th, 2011

If you own a Lamborghini, why not get the wireless WX-Lamborghini mouse to go along with it? It made it’s debut at the FCC last year, but is finally coming out of hiding and can be yours for about $55.

It comes in black and white and there’s also a limited edition yellow unit coming. Other features include 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, a 2500 dpi laser sensor, four buttons, a scroll wheel resembling the rims of the sports car, and leather-like side grips.

Slim ASUS Eee PC X101 coming next month

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on June 27th, 2011

That super thin Eee PC X101 is getting ready to arrive at retail in July. That’s when you’ll be able to pick one up for $199. (That’s the MeeGo version) There’s also the Windows 7 versions (X101H) starting at just $310.

To refresh your memory, it features a 1.33GHz, single-core Atom N435, a six-cell battery, and a small SSD (probably 16GB). Do you want one? Looks sweet in red.

ASUS G74 gaming laptop available for pre-order

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on June 19th, 2011

The ASUS G74 comes in two configurations, which both include a quad-core Core i7-2630QM CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics with 3GB of video memory, 12GB DDR3 RAM (out of 16GB), dual 750GB 7200RPM drives, a 1080p display, Blu-ray player, backlit keyboard, and a USB 3.0. socket (along with three 2.0).

The G74SX-A1 is $1,745. There’s also a $1,979 version with a 3D display, called the G74SX-3DE. You can pre-order them now.

Asus UX21 Ultrabook May Be Coming In September for $899

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

We knew that the new Asus UX 21 Ultrabook would retail for under $1,000 and now DigiTimes is saying that Asus will release the UX21 Ultrabook in September for $899. That would make it $100 cheaper than the 11 inch MacBook Air which retails for $999, and Asus certainly wants to compete with the MacBook Air.

The Asus UX21 features an 11.6 inch display and an Intel Core i7 processor. Will they take some sales from Apple with this one? We are eager to find out.

Asus Lamborghini VX6S laptop

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on June 5th, 2011

Asus unveiled it’s 12 inch Asus Lamborghini VX6S laptop at Computex 2011, with its orange-yellow finish and a leather finished keyboard. Needless to say, it got a lot of attention. It features an Intel Atom NM10 processor and AMD Radeon HD 6470M graphics and has a 12.1 inch display, Bluetooth, Wireless N, 500 GB hard-drive, card-reader, and Windows 7 Home Premium OS.

Looks like there’s also a 6 Cell 58 Wh battery. And of course the Lamborghini emblem is on its back as a finishing touch.

ASUS Eee Pad MeMo 3D

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on May 30th, 2011

ASUS has now unveiled the Eee Pad MeMo 3D, showing it off at Computex 2011. What makes this tablet unique is that it features a glasses-free stereoscopic experience while in landscape mode.

The Eee Pad MeMo 3D runs on Google Android Honeycomb and supports Bluetooth connectivity. Sadly, we don’t know anything more about it. When we hear more we will let you know.

Asus Padfone Images

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on May 29th, 2011

Check out these images of the Asus Padfone that surfaced online. It’s being introduced tomorrow and is a package that consists of an Android smartphone and tablet to dock inside. The phone is basically fully swallowed up by the “Pad” when the two are merged and it looks pretty good.

Full specs and functionality will likely be revealed tomorrow at Computex in Taiwan, and we can’t wait to hear the details. We do know that it should be available in two colors.

ASUS Ships Eee PC 1015PX Netbook

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on May 9th, 2011

For those of you who have been waiting for the arrival of the ASUS Eee PC 1015PX Netbook, we have some good news. Asus has now started shipping their new netbook and it is now available to purchase. To refresh your memory, the new ASUS Eee PC 1015PX is powered by an Intel Atom N570 Dual Core Processor 1.66Ghz, and has 1 GB DDR3 SODIMM memory, which can be increased up to 2 GB.

There’s also a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 screen and it runs Windows 7 Starter edition. There are two versions of the netbook: the 1015PX-PU17 with a 56W/h battery providing “up to 11 hours” of battery life and the 1015PX-MU17 with a 48W/h unit for maximal “10 hours” of battery life.

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer hits US on April 26th

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on April 21st, 2011

If you have been waiting for the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, you won’t have much longer to wait. We also now have a price. The 10.1-inch Transformer with its 1280 x 800 IPS panel and 16GB of storage will cost you $399. The 32GB version will cost you $499.

The docking station that almost turns it into a laptop is $150. The device is expected on Tuesday, April 26th. If you already have your money saved, then all you need to do is wait.

Asus Xonar U3 external sound card

Posted in ASUS by Reuben Drake on April 12th, 2011

With all of the great things that a notebook can do, why can’t they pump out decent sound? Even gaming laptops have this problem. Well, there are solutions available. Like plugging in a USB sound card for instance. One that will give you more hi fidelity abilities and also EAX 5.0 gaming abilities.

We are talking about the Asus XONAR U3. It’s the size of a flash drive and only weighs 25 grams. The device offers the ability to drive 150ohm impedance headphones and ASUS’ unofficial EAX 5 software based acceleration which will make games sound better. The Asus XONAR U3 also supports Dolby Digital.

ASUS’ 12x BW-12D1S-U external Blu-ray writer is the world’s fastest

Posted in ASUS by Reuben Drake on April 11th, 2011

If you feel that your current Blu-ray writer is not living up to it’s potential, ASUS has something new for you. The BW-12D1S-U, is their latest 12X, USB 3.0 burner. The BW-12D1S-U will give you realtime 2D to 3D conversion, 1080p video output and support for the usual HD audio formats. So you should be very happy together.

Of course there is also the sexy translucent blue power button and a sleek black finish. It will also operate both horizontally or vertically. No info on price just yet, though. Hopefully we will learn more soon.