Asus may be working on a gaming smartphone as well
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No confirmation on when it is coming

It appears that Razer's Phone and Xiaomi's Black Shark could be getting some competition in the gaming smartphone market from Asus as the company's CEO, Jerry Shen, hinted at such a possibility.

Motherboard makers cheer their own AM4 X470 motherboards
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ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI join the party

As expected, since AMD has now officially lifted the NDA (non disclosure agreement) from its second generation Ryzen 2000-series Pinnacle Ridge CPUs and the shiny new X470 chipset, most, if not all motherboard makers have announced their own versions, with some launching more than one motherboard to cover a wider market range.

Asus unveils new 24.5-inch VG258Q gaming monitor
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1080p resolution, 144Hz, and AMD FreeSync support

Asus has released a  gaming monitor which targets the budget-oriented market, the Asus VG258Q.

Asus surprises with its flagship Zenfone 5z smartphone
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Snapdragon 845 SoC, AI and full screen with smaller notch than iPhone X

Asus made quite a splash at its event at the Mobile World Congress 2018 with the announcement of its own flagship smartphone, the Asus Zenfone 5z, which not only comes with a 6.2-inch full-screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and Snapdragon 845 SoC, but comes at a rather reasonable €479 starting price tag.

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and JD.com to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset officially launched
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Available for pre-order in the US

Although it was officially unveiled back at IFA 2017 in August, Asus' Windows Mixed Reality headset has just been officially launched and is available for pre-order in the US.

Asus also releases Raven Ridge APU BIOS updates
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For its AM4 motherboard lineup

Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.

Asus to unveil Zenfone 5 at MWC 2018
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Thursday, 01 February 2018 16:35

Asus to unveil Zenfone 5 at MWC 2018


Might even be a series of three phones

Asus has now officially announced its press event for the Mobile World Congress 2018 that will be held on February 27th, where the company is expected to announce its new Zenfone 5 smartphone.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in SiSoft Sandra database
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Running on Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard

A new and upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPU, the Ryzen 5 2600 was seen in SiSoft Sandra database, rocking a 3.4GHz base clock on those 12nm Zen+ cores, and running on yet to be announced Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboards.

Nvidia announces Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD)
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4K screen at 120Hz, HDR, and Nvidia G-Sync

Nvidia opened up its CES 2018 announcements with the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) standard or technology, which may well change the way gaming is done on big living room TVs. The BFGD TVs will include 4K resolution at 120Hz, HDR, and G-Sync technology, among other things tool.