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Lenovo Chromebook C340’s value wins over durability of the ASUS C214

Lenovo Chromebook C340-11

Great for everyone

$ 260 at Best Buy (32GB)

$ 320 at Amazon (64GB)

Pros 64GB models available Shinier, prettier look Better keyboard Cons Not as durable Harder to find right now No stylus option

Lenovo knocked it out of the park with the C340-11, giving us a nice look to an affordable Chromebook that would fit in at a busy office, crowded classroom or home on the couch. Whether you want a  [Read More…]

Looking for an ASUS phone in 2020? These are the best options you’ll find

ASUS overhauled its strategy in the last two years, cleaning up its user interface and turning its attention to the value flagship segment. The move worked very well for the brand, with the ZenFone 6 one of the best in this category. ASUS also has a standout gaming phone and decent options if you’re on a budget.

Standout value ASUS ZenFone 6

Staff pick

The ZenFone 6 is all about delivering flagship-class features for less. There’s a  [Read More…]

ASUS and Samsung launch flashy premium Chromebooks at CES 2020

Depending on the price, these may be the powerhouse Chromebooks to beat in 2020.

What you need to know ASUS and Samsung are debuting new 2-in-1 Chromebooks at CES 2020. The ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is a verified Project Athena Chromebook that features a fingerprint sensor, backlit keyboard, up to an i7 processor, and Wi-Fi 6 compatibility. The $ 999 Samsung Galaxy Chromebook has a built-in stylus, 4K screen with Ambient EQ adaptation, the thinnest profile on  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7T vs. ASUS ROG Phone 2: Which should you buy?

ASUS ROG Phone 2

Beast mode

$ 900 at B&H Photo

Pros Stunning 120Hz AMOLED display Monstrous battery Snapdragon 855+ chipset Bold design with RGB lighting Three-layer liquid cooling Cons Costly No water resistance No wireless charging

The ROG Phone 2 is the best gaming phone around, and it has a design to match the beefy internal hardware. The Snapdragon 855+ chipset is mated to a three-layer liquid cooling system, the 6,000mAh battery ensures you can  [Read More…]

ASUS’ ROG Phone 2 gets a taste of Android 10 with new beta

You’ll get access to the latest ZenUI builds, though ASUS might not select all users who apply.

What you need to know ROG Phone 2 users can finally try their hand at Android 10. The beta program is open to anyone who owns a ROG Phone 2. Android 10 brings with it a better dark mode, gesture navigation, and more.

When we reviewed ASUS’ latest gaming phone, we deemed it not just a great gaming phone but  [Read More…]

The ASUS ZenFone 6 beats the big guys to Android 10

The flippy-faced cameraphone will get gestures and the latest security

What you need to know ASUS ZenFone 6 is getting Android 10 now. Impatient owners can flash the updated firmware. Android 10 adds gesture navigation and dark mode.

One of the benefits of buying a plucky unlocked phone from a smaller manufacturer is the possibility of receiving the newest software faster, and that’s just what ASUS is delivering with the latest ZenFone 6 update. Android Police reports  [Read More…]

Want a pretty powerful Chromebook? Look to the ASUS C434, not Pixelbook Go

ASUS Chromebook Flip C434

Bigger, better buy

From $ 530 at Amazon

Pros More affordable Durable aluminum body Better port configuration 14-inch 2-in-1 convertible Cons Hinge can be weird Heavier than Pixelbook Go i5/i7 configurations harder to find

The ASUS C434 may not be quite as fashionable as the flashy new magnesium Pixelbook Go, but it’s got a better price, form factor, and a bigger screen despite being almost the same size. It’s better in every  [Read More…]

Keep your mobile gaming rig safe with these ASUS ROG Phone 2 cases

If you are looking for a gaming smartphone, then the obvious pick would have to be the ASUS ROG Phone 2 due to its versatility and ability to truly game on the go. However, you will definitely want to protect your investment and your gaming rig, so we have found the best cases for the ROG Phone 2.

Slim and shockproof DDJ Shockproof Shell Case

Staff pick

There is a reason why TPU cases are so popular  [Read More…]

Use one of these cases to keep your ASUS ZenFone 6 safe from harm

The ASUS ZenFone 6 is one of the most unique smartphones on the market in 2019 with its flip-up camera system. However, you’ll likely want to do everything you can to keep this protected and safe from accidental harm. It also might be difficult to find a case that fits this structure. We’ve compiled some of the best cases that you can get for the ZenFone 6.

Ultra-slim Avalri Ultra Thin Hard Case

Staff pick

The  [Read More…]

What games can you play at 120fps on ASUS ROG Phone 2?

Best answer: The ROG Phone 2 lets you play over a hundred games at 120fps, including a few standout titles like Minecraft, Minecraft Earth, Mortal Kombat, Alto’s Odyssey, Vainglory, Don’t Starve, and even Temple Run 2. There’s no shortage of titles to choose from here.

Unleash the game: ASUS ROG Phone 2 ($ 900 at B&H Photo) Plenty of great games to choose from

The marquee feature on the ROG Phone 2 is the 120Hz panel. The  [Read More…]