Asus Eee Pc

Asus Zenbook UX31

When something is as successful as Apple's Macbook Air, it's bound to inspire imitators. That is obviously the goal of the Asus Zenbook UX31, which is thin as a wafer and light as a feather.

Sunday, 12 February, 2012, 12:00am

Asus A53E

Netbooks may have taken a large chunk of the market from laptops, but Asus, the company that first introduced netbooks, has blurred the lines between the two.

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Asus Eee Pad Transformer

Asus, the company that revolutionised portable computing with its Eee PC series, is now eyeing the tablet computer, or pads, market pioneered by Apple.

But instead of undercutting the market in price with scaled down features like the Eee PC did, the Taiwanese firm's new Eee Pad comes with some cutting-edge features that put it on par with the iPad and iPad2.

24 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Asus Eee PC R101

Asus has tagged a new sub-brand dubbed Seashell to its popular Eee PC netbooks. The reason for the name seems to be in honour of the carbon fibre materials used for the casing of the latest model, the Eee PC Seashell R101. The casing features grooves and textures on its surface, like a shell from the sea.

25 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

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31 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Sharp SX862 mobile phone

When Japan introduced the ability to watch TV on mobile phones, Japanese phone makers not only started to put in bigger displays for a better view, but also the capability to turn the screen sideways for a horizontal view more like a traditional TV.

27 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

HP 2133 Mini-Note

With the popularity of the Asus EeePC, it is no wonder that the big PC names are latching onto the idea of affordable sub-notebooks. The first one to do so is HP with its 2133 Mini-Note, which combines ultra portability with a reasonable price tag.

8 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

retire rich

The recent stock market wobble sent shudders through my hard drive and made me stop peeking at my online portfolio. I was particularly put off by the Macquarie private wealth adviser who said: 'There's really nowhere to hide in this market. All sectors are down.'

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am