Gaming notebooks set to boom
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 20 April 2017 11:12

Gaming notebooks set to boom


Growing 20 percent

Gaming notebook shipments are expected to see their industry grow over 20 per cent in 2017.

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 31 March 2017 12:35

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835


ZenFone will be delayed


Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.

Asustek VR ready for third quarter
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 11:42

Asustek VR ready for third quarter


Sorting out suppliers

Asustek is choosing suppliers for its VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices so it can have its production start in the third quarter of 2017.

Nvidia’s founders chip miffs partners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:07

Nvidia’s founders chip miffs partners


Killing partner’s profits


Nvidia’s Founders Edition graphics cards have angered its own partners who are complaining that the range is gutting their own profits.

Google partners rushing into AI
Published in News
Friday, 06 January 2017 11:13

Google partners rushing into AI


Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst


Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.

ASUS and Gigabyte plan restructuring of mobile units
Published in Mobiles


No longer seeing growth in certain units

Since the first half of 2016, Asustek Computer has experienced a rapid decline of sales in its tablet businesses, while Gigabyte has not seen much profitability from its PC accessories unit.

Asustek cleaning up in the game monitor market
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:17

Asustek cleaning up in the game monitor market


Competition not harming us

Asustek says it is not concerned by an increase in the numbers of rivals trying to enter its gaming monitor turf.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
Published in News
Monday, 14 November 2016 11:19

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

Asustek is doing well
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 14 November 2016 10:59

Asustek is doing well


Back to black 

Asustek has reported net profits of $187.75 million for the third quarter of 2016, up 45 percent on the last quarter and 42 percent on last year.  This could be a sign that the bad-old-days of poor PC sales are fading.

Graphics card makers doing rather well
Published in Graphics
Monday, 17 October 2016 12:17

Graphics card makers doing rather well


Nvidia's big names making big cash

Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.