Top tips for students buying a laptop for school
Whether you’re off to high school, college, or university, we’re going to help you pick out the best laptop for back to school season. There are a lot of different factors to keep in mind, but hopefully this will give you a starting point. Remember weight No matter what course you’re taking, you’re going to be moving around a lot. There are lectures to get to, labs to do, getting back to your parent’s place, and late-night study sessions at the library. Having a bul
Back to school questionnaire: Which PC should I get?
Wondering which PC to get for the new school year? We’ve whipped up a questionnaire which will zero in on the perfect ASUS VivoBook for you. Dig in and take a look! View Survey Check out the related devices on the sidebar for each of the VivoBook laptops that are perfect for students new and old alike, or get all of the details on the entire VivoBook, VivoBook S, and VivoBook Pro families.
Five reasons designers should switch from Mac to a Windows PC
Many graphic designers, web designers, animators, industrial designers, architects, and other design-focused professionals are looking to switch from their Mac to a Windows machine, and the ZenBook Pro is the perfect choice for that transition. We’ve got a few reasons why Windows is a better choice than macOS, and why the ZenBook Pro is the only choice for your first Windows PC. Unbelievable 3D performance Windows PCs have access to infinitely greater graphics capabilities than Mac. With a full
Comparison of the ZenBook 3 Deluxe, ZenBook Pro, and ZenBook Flip S
The latest ZenBook laptops offered by ASUS are all fantastic choices. Sorting out which is the best for you may be a bit of a challenge, however. The ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490), ASUS ZenBook Pro (UX550), and ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX370) all look gorgeous, but tackle day-to-day computing in slightly different ways. We break down the differences between these notebook PCs so you can figure out which one makes the most sense for your priorities. What they have in common There are a few things all
Top five USB-C accessories for the ZenBook 3 in 2017
The ASUS ZenBook 3 is a great laptop, ready to meet the daily demands of a professional on the move with style. Out of the box, you’ll get a USB-A and HDMI adapter for the USB-C ports on the ZenBook 3. Though that’s enough to get you started right away, here are a few more excellent accessories to extend the versatility of the ZenBook 3. ASUS Universal Dock The ASUS Universal Dock is an all-in-one solution for providing complete connectivity to every accessory you may need. It’
What's the difference between the ZenBook 3 and the ZenBook 3 Deluxe?
The ZenBook 3 and the ZenBook 3 Deluxe are very similar, so it’s easy to get them mixed up. We’re going to run through the major differences and help find the best laptop for you. The key difference is screen size. The UX390 has a 12.5-inch display, while the UX490 has a 14-inch display. ASUS ZenBook 3 UX390 vs. ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 specifications ZenBook 3 ZenBook 3 Deluxe Processor Intel® Core™ i7 7500U or i5 7200U processor Intel® Core™ i7 7500U or i5 7200U processor Operat
Why use a stylus with your 2-in-1 laptop
The ZenBook Flip S is built to be a versatile workhorse, and is built specifically with stylus input in mind. With the ASUS Pen, you can work and create with precision and ease, but what are some of the specific use cases? Why not just use a laptop traditionally with the built-in keyboard and touchpad? Take notes intuitively Note-taking can be done with a keyboard, but with the added flexibility of a stylus, you’re able to make more free-form connections between ideas. Circle big ideas, draw arr
20 reasons why people love the ASUS VivoBook Max (X441/X541)
You need a laptop that can perform, and the ASUS VivoBook Max (X441 / X541) is up to the task. Its NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processor and incredible sound system combine for a portable, powerful multimedia experience. There’s a lot more to this PC, though; let’s dive into the top 20 reasons why the ASUS VivoBook Max is the best laptop you can buy. 1. Top-of-the-line performance You want to be able to get things done without a single hiccup. That means smooth performance whether you
MacBook Pro vs. ZenBook Pro - Benchmark battle
The Apple MacBook Pro may be in your sights when it comes to picking your next laptop, but you may want to check out these benchmarks that pit it against the ZenBook Pro. These programs put both PCs through intensive challenges and scores them based on performance. The end result is an accurate means of determining the combined graphics, CPU, and memory processing capabilities of these machines. 3DMark tests graphics power by playing out a range of intensely demanding scenes. High scores here in
What's the difference between the ASUS Transformer 3 and the ASUS Transformer 3 Pro?
The ASUS Transformer 3 (T305) and the ASUS Transformer 3 Pro (T303) are cut from the same cloth, but are decidedly different. To start, we can just look at the visual differences. The ASUS Transformer 3 Pro (above) packs a distinctive kickstand in the rear, and is more squared-off along the edges. Meanwhile The ASUS Transformer 3 (below) has slightly rounded edges and the rear hosts the classic concentric circle design. You’ll also find the ASUS Transformer 3 is a bit lighter and thinner t
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What can you do with Windows Mixed Reality?The ASUS Windows Mixed Reality Headset is your gateway to a whole new digital frontier. The headset affords comfortable design with sharp styling, a speedy 10-minute initial setup with low system requirements, and immersive experience with 3K resolution and a 90 Hz refresh rate. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can put all of that hardware to good use. Entertainment The great thing about virtual reality is that its entertainment possibilities extend beyond games. Simply taking in amazinMacBook Pro vs. ZenBook Pro - Benchmark battleThe Apple MacBook Pro may be in your sights when it comes to picking your next laptop, but you may want to check out these benchmarks that pit it against the ZenBook Pro. These programs put both PCs through intensive challenges and scores them based on performance. The end result is an accurate means of determining the combined graphics, CPU, and memory processing capabilities of these machines. 3DMark tests graphics power by playing out a range of intensely demanding scenes. High scores here inEnjoy the fast, far, and stable connections with Wi-Fi MasterMany ASUS laptops, like the ZenBook 13, include a new technology called Wi-Fi Master, which increases wireless transfer speeds, extends range, and keeps a stable connection to your home network. Let’s dig into how this all works. Fast Maintaining a quick internet connection means you’re waiting less for web pages to load, videos to buffer, and files to download. With enough speed, you get what you want the second you want it. Thanks to Wi-Fi Master, ASUS laptops enjoy up to 867 Mbps speeds
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Best of ASUS at CES 2018ASUS had an incredible lineup of PCs to show off at CES 2018. From the ultralight ZenBook 13, to the world’s first gigabit LTE laptop, to the latest in beautiful all-in-one PCs, ASUS has had something for everybody. Let’s take a closer look at the ASUS computers of CES. ZenBook The ZenBook lineup is the perfect mix of beauty and power. The ZenBook 13 was originally announced at the IFA conference, but a new lighter version is making its big debut at CES. With a mere 13.9 mm profile and 985 g weiBest of ASUS at CES 2017ASUS was at CES 2017 this year with some exciting new announcements. Phones, laptops, convertibles, and desktops were all in the mix. Right after the show, we asked journalists about their first impressions. Watch the video below, or keep scrolling for our definite list of the best new ASUS products at CES 2017. 1. ASUS ZenFone AR The ASUS ZenFone AR captured the attention of media by being the first phone in the world supporting both Tango and Daydream. It has a ton of processing power,Meet the ASUS Transformer ProThe ASUS Transformer Pro (T304) combines elegant design with solid performance to provide a truly powerful 2-in-1 laptop. Incredible craftsmanship makes the ASUS Transformer Pro a joy to use day-in and day-out. Aerospace-grade aluminum alloy creates a solid feel while keeping it light and easy to carry. At only 840 g light and 8.85 mm thin, you’ll barely notice it in your bag. A built-in kickstand folds out to 155 degrees, and the display provides a generous 170 degree viewing angle. Solid
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