Ultrabooks, those super thin and light notebook computers that Intel and the rest of the PC world are pushing to combat Apple's MacBook Air are about to get a whole lot bigger next year — 15-inch screen big.
Everybody says netbooks are dead, killed by the new tablet craze. It seems nobody informed Asus because its still cranking Eee PC netbooks out like its 2007. Only now, the Eee PC netbooks are thinner — way thinner.
You probably can't afford a Lamborghini sports car. Sorry! But I bet you can afford to settle for the next best thing: Asus's Lamborghini VX7 laptop.
Asus, a company that literally rose to the top on booming netbook sales knows that the mobile computing space it literally defined with the Eee PC is shrinking. A new DigiTimes report says that the Taiwanese computer company is prepping a super cheap netbook running either Android or Chrome OS to combat the rise of tablets.
Building a computer out of a cardboard shipping box is nothing new for a hobbyist. But for a PC maker like Asus to actually embrace the idea? Well, that's just ballsy.
Microsoft's Kinect system is great for gaming, but the fact that it's (mostly) restricted to being used with an Xbox really sucks. Last night we got our first look at an unchained Kinect-type sensor controlling games on a PC, and it'll likely be coming to a computer near you.
Tablets run mobile operating systems for one reason: to extend battery life. Apple's iOS and Google's Android both understand this. Asus is digging back in the archives of the Microsoft tablet PC days — it's planning to release its Eee Pad EP121 as if it were a notebook.
Lamborghini makes some of the fastest cars on the planet, so if you're introducing a line of fast notebooks, it kind of makes sense to co-brand them with the Lamborghini name....
Has history taught us nothing? Round shaped computer mice are terribly unergonomic. Apple's original circular mouse for the iMac was hated precisely because of its shape. Asus, makers of all things Eee is resurrecting the old "puck-mouse" design and updating it with wireless and touch.
Asus turned the laptop world on its head with its cheap, functional Eee PC. The company hopes to do the same with tablets, and confirmed that it has two flavors of its upcoming Eee Pad, a meatier tablet, and even...