ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI hike motherboard, GPU prices in China
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Motherboard shipments may drop 10 percent in 2017

The latest bit of information from industry sources suggests that ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte will all begin hiking retail prices for motherboards and graphics cards in China beginning in early February after the 2017 Lunar New Year holidays.

Asus does better than expected
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$3.66 billion in fourth quarter


Asus did much better than anyone predicted in the fourth quarter and banked $3.66 billion thanks mostly to its successful ZenFone.

Nvidia announces G-Sync HDR at CES 2017
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With 4K G-Sync panels running at 144Hz

Nvidia is following AMD closely at CES 2017 show and has announced its own Nvidia G-Sync HDR, developed in cooperation with AU Optronics.

ASUS, HTC, Acer fall short of smartphone shipment targets
Published in Mobiles


Shipment delays, price competition, slower sales


According to the latest claims from industry sources, the three leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors Asustek, HTC and Acer have all missed their target smartphone shipments for 2016 due to price competition and lower-than-expected sales in certain countries.

ASUS will update 15 models to Kaby Lake
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Also will arrive with GeForce GTX 1050 (Ti), 1060, 1070 and 1080 GPUs

ASUS is going to upgrade more than 15 of its notebooks to a more powerful Intel/Nvidia combo.

Asus gives Kaby Lake to UX310
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Notebooks finally go seventh Intel generation

Asus has refreshed its its UX310 notebook with Kaby Lake goodness.

Asus schedules big Zennovation event for CES 2017
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Something based on Qualcomm Snapdragon

Asus has sent out invites for its big Zennovation event that will take place on January 4th, 2017, the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Asus unveils cheaper GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card
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Lower clocks and cheaper price but same features

Asus has rather quietly introduced a new Geforce GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card that should end up with somewhat lower clocks but still feature the same custom PCB and excellent DirectCU III cooler with Asus Aura RGB LED lighting.

Asus GTX 1050 Ti Expedition pictured ahead of launch
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Coming on October 25th

We've now had a chance to check out the first picture of Asus' GTX 1050 Ti Expedition graphics card, leaked ahead of the rumored October 25th launch for both Nvidia's upcoming GP107-based graphics cards, the GTX 1050 Ti and the GTX 1050.

Asus releases Transformer 3, 3 Pro and Transformer Mini detachables
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Higher-priced model uses Skylake, lower-priced uses Kaby Lake

During a press event before the IFA tradeshow in Berlin this week (September 4th – 7th), Asus announced two  2-in-1 detachable notebooks that take direct aim at Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup.