Browsing: Asus

Asus eyes SA smartphone market

Asus is a brand that has a strong following in the gaming community with its motherboard, peripherals and graphics card ranges. In recent years, the company has expanded its portfolio to include consumer devices, including notebooks, tablets and more recently, smartphones

Regional PC market returns to growth

After seven successive quarters of year-on-year declines, the African and Middle Eastern PC market has finally returned to growth, posting an annual improvement in sales of 2,2% in the second quarter of 2014 to reach 4,5m units. The data, from research and advisory firm

Demand for PCs lifts Mustek earnings

Listed computer assembler and technology distributor Mustek has hiked its dividend per share by 40% to 28c on the back of a strong improvement in headline earnings per share and revenue. For the year ended 30 June 2014

Gadgets & Reviews
Google Nexus 7 tablet reviewed

Much like Microsoft with its forthcoming Surface tablet computers for Windows 8 and Windows RT, Google has decided that if you want something done right you’re probably better off doing it yourself. The company announced earlier this year it was entering the tablet fray with

Duncan McLeod
How the PC got sexy again

Two themes dominated the giant Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week. One was the incredible advances in television technology; the other was the emergence of thin and lightweight Windows-powered PC laptops called “Ultrabooks”. The Ultrabook category is set to dominate the

Ultrabooks: Macbook Air knock-offs or real revolution?

If 2011 was the year of the tablet computer, 2012 looks set to be the year of the Ultrabook, chipmaker Intel’s term for next-generation, ultra-thin and portable laptops running Windows. But are these machines a desperate reaction from a PC industry trying