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Asus is a technology company headquartered in Taiwan. They manufacturer Android phones, Android tablets, and Chromebooks. Visit the Asus forum to find your device.

Asus ROG Phone 6 launches next week, here’s what we know about the gaming smartphone

Asus will unveil its latest ROG Phone next week and, in the days leading up to the launch, the company has already started teasing the device. In a recent string of tweets, Asus has revealed that the ROG Phone 6 will be the world's first IPX4-rated gaming phone. In addition, the company has confirmed that...

These are the best PCs for working from home in 2022

Over the past two years, whether we like it or not, working from home has become a reality for many of us, and to some extent, it's probably here to stay. Working from home does give us more flexibility in how we manage our time, so while we might like going into an office, there...

[Update: Qualcomm responds] Qualcomm’s Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders sets the worst example for software updates in 2022

Last year Qualcomm teamed up with ASUS to launch its first-ever smartphone -- the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders. As its name suggests, the phone was aimed at Snapdragon Insiders, a new community of Snapdragon fans and enthusiasts that Qualcomm announced last year. The phone was designed and manufactured by ASUS, which also oversaw distribution, sales,...

The best gaming laptops you can buy in 2022

Gaming is one of the most popular forms of entertainment right now, and personally speaking, it's also the best one. But unlike many other forms of entertainment, gaming requires specific and often expensive hardware to enjoy. It can be hard to find something you like, and when you're spending upwards of $1,000, you want to...

These are the Best Android Phones to buy in 2022: Samsung, Google, OnePlus, and more!

The theme of this year's smartphone releases seem to be iterative upgrade instead of wholesale changes. Whether it's the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra or the OnePlus 10 Pro, the Xiaomi 12 Pro or the Vivo X80 Pro, the flagships of 2022 so far seem to be very similar to their 2021 counterparts -- many of...

ASUS will unveil the highly-anticipated ROG Phone 6 early next month

Qualcomm recently lifted the covers off its latest flagship chipset -- the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1. Following the announcement, the company confirmed the names of all the OEMs that will launch devices featuring the new chip over the next few months. One of the OEMs has now announced plans to unveil its next-gen flagship...

Android 12 and 12L Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!

Ever since Google announced the arrival of Android 12's stable release and dropped the source code to AOSP, the tinkering party is underway here at XDA. But unless you own a current-generation Google Pixel device, there’s a very good chance that you will have to wait for a few months to have your OEM send...

ASUS refreshes the ExpertBook B9 and B7 Flip with 12th-gen Intel CPUs

At this year's Computex, ASUS has announced a refreshed of its premium ExpertBook laptops, geared towards business users. The refreshed laptops include the ExpertBook B9 - which ASUS calls its lightest 14-inch business laptop - and the ExpertBook B7 Flip. Both of them come with Intel's 12th-generation processors, but not a whole lot has changed...

ASUS unveils an insane 500Hz gaming monitor at Computex 2022

The current crop of high-refresh-rate gaming monitors tops out at 360Hz. While 360Hz by itself is most likely overkill for the majority of gamers out there, ASUS wants to one-up the competition. The company has now unveiled a new gaming monitor at Computex 2022 with a truly bonkers 500Hz refresh rate. ASUS calls it the...

Benchmarking the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 on an Engineering Platform: Finally taming the fire dragon

In December 2021 at a launch event in Hawaii, we saw Qualcomm unveil the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. It packed more performance than ever, and the company also claimed efficiency improvements. However, it wasn't that much more powerful than chipsets of previous years. Now the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 is here, and ASUS has...

ASUS introduces the ROG Flow X16 and Strix Scar 17 Special Edition

ASUS' ROG brand has just introduced a pair of new gaming laptops, geared towards distinct audiences - the "lightweight" ASUS ROG Flow X16 and the extra-powerful ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 Special Edition. The latter is a more powerful edition of the existing ROG Strix Scar 17, now featuring Intel's extra powerful HX series processors,...

LineageOS 19 builds are here for the Samsung Galaxy S10, POCO F2 Pro, POCO F3, and more

The LineageOS team has been hard at work extending official LineageOS 19 builds based on Android 12 to as many devices as possible. The developers released the first official builds for nearly 40 devices back in April and added some more smartphones to the roster over the next few weeks. Now, the maintainers have extended...