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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,...

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...

ASUS ZenFone 7 and 7 Pro start receiving stable Android 12 update

ASUS has been hard at work releasing Android 12 updates for its smartphone portfolio. Last week, the Taiwanese OEM published a beta build of Android 12 for the two-year-old ROG Phone 3. The ZenFone 7 and 7 Pro, ASUS’ mainstream flagships from 2020, were also in line to receive the same treatment. True to its...

ASUS rolls out an Android 12 beta update to the ROG Phone 3

ASUS is updating its nearly two-year old gaming phone to Android 12. The ASUS ROG Phone 3, which launched in July 2020, is now receiving an Android 12 beta. As the device owners would recall, this wasn’t totally unexpected at all. The Taiwanese OEM promised to deliver the update to the phone in the second...