Asus Chairman Jonney Shih

Published: January 6th, 2017


Asus unveils ultra-light business notebook at CES

Asus has unveiled what it claims is the world’s lightest 14-inch business notebook at CES in Las Vegas. Whatever the semantics, the Asus Pro B9440 is certainly light, weighing just 2.31 pounds despite

Published on: January 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs


Worldwide PC shipments in decline according to Gartner

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Asus to blitz holiday market with new lineup

TORONTO - At its Holiday Preview Event, Asus Canada officials said it plans to blitz the market with a whole crew of new devices. The Zen line was heavily featured with the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3

Published on: October 7th, 2016 Alex Radu

A quick look at the Asus ZenBook UX306 Ultrabook

The latest ultrabook to come from Asus is the ZenBook UX306. Coming in at 2.9 lbs and 0.5-inches thick, it is the lightest Zenbook yet, according to Asus. The machine is priced at $1,399 in

Published on: July 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Asus’s new Strix GL502 gaming notebook has independent CPU and GPU cooling

Asus has added Strix GL502 to its line of Republic of Gamers (ROG) laptops. The 15.6-inch device comes with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 980GPU options. The non-glare IPS

Published on: May 27th, 2016 CDN Staff


Asus is partnering with Cineplex and WorldGaming to bring eSports to Canada

If in 2016, you're not yet acquainted with the world of eSports, or have dismissed it as a niche adolescent hobby, it's time for a reality check. Once seen as a trend in Starcraft-crazed

Published on: January 26th, 2016 Dave Yin

Q3 Smartphone sales figures sees LG decline, Asus rise, and a contentious Chinese market

Juniper Research has released its Q3 figures on smartphone sales, and the results are mixed. Vendors shipped some 340 million devices this past quarter, with Samsung continuing to increase year-on-year. The South Korean phone maker

Published on: October 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Asus unveils holiday device lineup with half consumer, half gamer devices

TORONTO - Halloween may still be around the corner, but the channel is gearing up for the holiday season. Asus has announced its core product line and CDN got a sneak peek. Check

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

New Asus Transformer Books bring Windows 10 to 2-in-1s

Two new devices are coming to the Asus Transformer Books line, the company has announced. The Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 and Flip TP200SA are devices that seek to give users both laptop and tablet experiences

Published on: September 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Asus unveils water-cooled gaming laptop among other products at IFA

More product announcements are heating up the IFA conference in Berlin this week, this time from Asus. The Taiwanese hardware manufacturer announced some 18 products across personal computing, mobile, wearables and its Republic of

Published on: September 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Asus packs premium features into $399 tablet

What kind of a tablet does $399 get you these days?  According to Asus, quite a lot. The hardware company's new device, the ZenPad S 8.0 comes with several premium features including the new USB

Published on: August 17th, 2015 CDN Staff

All Hands on Tech: Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Ultrabook review

The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 laptop could be divisive. Released late spring, it is Asus' attempt to bring 4K displays to laptops at a reasonable price, along with several other premium features. However, it's not

Published on: July 31st, 2015 Dave Yin