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ASUS ROG Phone II: Specs, features, price in the Philippines

Oct 14, 2019 - 9:04 PM

Designed for gaming, the ROG Phone II retails for P49,995

Photos from ASUS

Pre-order promo: ASUS TUF gaming laptops with backpack, extended warranty

May 07, 2019 - 11:52 AM

The new gaming laptops land in the Philippines on May 24, with pre-orders ending on May 12

ASUS pushed malware on thousands of computers – Kaspersky

Mar 26, 2019 - 6:37 PM

(UPDATED) 1 million people are potentially affected, says Kaspersky, but ASUS refutes the findings, saying that it only affected "a small number of devices"

How the world's top smartphone brands fared in 2018

Dec 15, 2018 - 3:35 PM

Here we assess the world's 5 biggest phone makers of 2018 – Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Xiaomi, and OPPO, according to International Data Corporation's Q3 2018 sales figures

LOOK: Leaked Asus phone moves notch to the right

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:57 AM

The device, said to be the ZenFone 6, is expected to be announced at Mobile World Congress this February

Screenshot from HDBlog International/YouTube

Asus' ROG gaming phone arrives in PH for P49,995

Oct 29, 2018 - 2:58 PM

A 512GB variant is also going for P61,995

JOYSTICK ATTACHMENT. The ROG Phone comes with a variety of accessories including this joystick attachment, sold separately. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

New Asus Zenbook laptops have touchpad that doubles as number pad

Aug 30, 2018 - 4:38 PM

The Zenbook 13, 14, and 15 also tout a compact body with a near-frameless display

NUMPAD. The trackpad doubles as a numerical keypad in this series of Asus laptops. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler

Asus showcases thinnest ROG gaming laptop

Aug 18, 2018 - 11:21 AM

The Asus Zephyrus S is 12% slimmer than the original Zephyrus, known for being one of the thinnest gaming laptops in the market

Asus budget phone with 5,000 mAh battery arrives at P9,995

Jun 25, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Asus wants to target mobile gamers with the phone's high battery capacity and midrange Snapdragon 636 chip

MAX PRO. Photo from Asus

First gaming laptop with Intel Core i9 lands in PH for P229,995

Jun 22, 2018 - 3:45 PM

The Asus ROG Chimera is known for having introduced 144Hz displays to laptops

CHIMERA. The high-end device arrives in the Philippines a year after its reveal at IFA 2017 in Berlin. Photo from Asus

IN PHOTOS: Asus' upcoming dual-screen laptop, the Precog

Jun 05, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Currently known as Project Precog, the laptop is expected to come out in 2019

New ASUS laptop's touchpad doubles as full HD touchscreen

Jun 05, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Meet the new 'ScreenPad,' Asus' touchpad-touchscreen hybrid

SCREENPAD. The 2018 Zenbook Pro series from Asus features a touchpad/touchscreen hybrid. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Asus unveils the ROG Phone

Jun 04, 2018 - 7:30 PM

It carries an overclocked Snapdragon 845 chip and key design tweaks differentiating it from conventional smartphones

ROG PHONE. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Jun 04, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Check out the first ROG gaming smartphone here from various angles, plus its various accessories

WATCH: Asus' ROG pre-Computex presentation for 2018

Jun 04, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Check out the unveiling of gaming brand ROG's new products here

PUBG Southeast Asia Championship announced, starts on April 28

Apr 24, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Participants in this regional tournament have a shot at entering the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 and vying for up to $2 million in prizes

THE BATTLEGROUNDS ARE OPEN. Interested parties may want to sign up for the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Southeast Asia Championship. Image from Mineski and ROG.

WATCH: The new ASUS ZenFone 5 unveiled

Feb 28, 2018 - 3:30 AM

ASUS' flagship for 2018 arrives with an iPhone X-like notch, and AI capabilities

ZENFONE 5. ASUS is ready for 2018 with their new device. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

LIVE: ASUS' ZenFone 5 event at MWC 2018

Feb 27, 2018 - 5:23 PM

The stream starts at 2:30 am, Wednesday, February 28

5 phones we're expecting to see at MWC 2018

Feb 22, 2018 - 1:41 PM

Here are some of the phones we’re expecting to see at the world's biggest mobile communications expo

S9. At the back, you can see the dual cameras fitted on what is supposed to be the new Galaxy S9 from Samsung. Photo from Evan Blass/@evleaks/Twitter

Leaked photo of alleged ASUS ZenFone 5 shows iPhone X notch design

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:42 AM

If the image is representative of the final device, the ZenFone 5 becomes one of the first high-profile brands to incorporate the iPhone X notch – a feature that Android itself is looking to copy

Asus Zenfone Max Plus impressions: An affordable 18:9 phone

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:12 PM

It's one of the most sensible 18:9 offerings in the market this year

ZENFONE MAX PLUS. The Max Plus is Asus' first phone for 2018. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

5 selfie-taking tips from Bea Alonzo

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:49 PM

It s time to step up your selfie game with some help from Bea Alonzo

#SELFIEGAMESTRONG. Bea Alonzo’s selfies on Instagram are liked by thousands of followers. Photo from

Inilah 5 fitur menarik smartphone Asus

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:18 PM

Asus menawarkan beberapa fitur menarik serta bermanfaat kepada pengguna smartphone yang tidak bisa didapatkan pada smartphone lain

FITUR. Asus memiliki 5 fitur unggulan dibanding dengan smartphone lainnya. Foto dari

Asus Zenfone 4 series officially launched in PH

Aug 21, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Leading the pack is the new flagship Zenfone 4 Pro priced at P39 995

Tatjana Saphira beradu akting dengan Gong Yoo dalam iklan Asus terbaru

Aug 18, 2017 - 1:44 PM

Tatjana dan Gong Yoo diceritakan sebagai sepasang kekasih yang menjalani hubungan jarak jauh

ADU AKTING. Tatjana Saphira beradu akting dengan aktor terkenal dari Korea Selatan, Goong Yoo di iklan ponsel ASUS. Foto diambil dari akun Instagram

Cybermonth 2017: ‘A grand festival for techies and gamers’

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:01 PM

For the entire month of August techies and gamers can check out the latest gadgets out in the market at SM Supermalls – and enjoy some perks too

CYBERMONTH. Students, professionals and techies gathered in the SM Cyberzone Annex in SM North Edsa to check out the latest gadgets and technology now made available. Photos by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

ROG Zephyrus launched at P179,995 for GTX 1080 version

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:40 PM

The Zephyrus an ultra slim gaming laptop arrives in the Philippines weeks after being unveiled at Taiwan s Computex A version with the GTX 1070 graphics card is also available for P149 995

ZEPHYRUS. The laptop was unveiled at Computex 2017 in Taiwan

Asus unveils Zephyrus gaming PC, $500,000 gaming tournament

May 31, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Asus calls its Zephyrus computer the world s slimmest gaming laptop with the specifications to support its claim as a great gaming computer

ZEPHYRUS. The Zephyrus gaming laptop. Photo by Edd K. Usman

WATCH: Asus Republic Of Gamers unveils new gear at Computex 2017

May 30, 2017 - 6:15 PM

See what the computer gaming brand has in store this year

Asus eyes AR, VR, and AI, says CEO Shen

May 30, 2017 - 2:16 PM

One Asus product the Zenfone AR – the first phone to support both Google s AR and VR platforms – supports the executive s statements

NEW TERRITORIES. Asus CEO Jerry Shen (center), like several other tech executives, believes that tech's near future lies in AR, VR and AI. Photo by Edd K. Usman/Rappler

Reveal rundown: 5 Asus laptops launched at Computex 2017

May 30, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Here are the specs photos prices and availability of the Taiwanese firm s 2017 laptop lineup

WATCH: Asus unveils new products at Computex 2017

May 29, 2017 - 1:55 PM

The Taiwanese firm has historically used the event to launch their big products for the year What will they reveal this year?

WATCH: PH launch of the Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The Zenfone 3 Zoom is a dual lens smartphone with a higher than average 5000 mAh battery

ON-TREND. The Zenfone 3 Zoom joins a list of phones with a 2-lens system. Illustration by Asus

Asus launches ROG GX800 gaming laptop for P369,995

Feb 21, 2017 - 7:03 PM

As expensive as a second hand car the machine is designed to play games at 4K resolution at ultra settings

Asus sets record for most RAM in a phone with 8GB model

Jan 10, 2017 - 5:27 PM

The Asus Zenfone AR phone uses Google s new augmented reality and virtual reality platforms thus the need for that amount of RAM

The top laptops in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Looking for a new laptop for Christmas? Here are some of the best we ve seen this year

The top phones in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 2:33 PM

This year s smartphone market features great choices at every price point Here are our picks

IPHONE SE. Photo from Apple

WATCH: Weighing the features of the Asus Zenbook 3

Nov 10, 2016 - 2:14 PM

A casual conversation about the Asus impressive ultra thin notebook the Zenbook 3

The Asus Zenfone 3's camera aspires to be a do-it-all

Oct 24, 2016 - 5:18 PM

The mid range Zenfone 3 s feature rich camera keeps premium phone makers on their heels We put it through its paces with a little bit of food photography

2 days left to register for Asus' Dota 2 and CS:GO tournament

Sep 07, 2016 - 1:30 PM

P115 000 is at stake at Asus ROG Masters 2016 Gaming Tournament Philippine Qualifiers

GAME ON. Asus' Dota 2 and CS:GO tournaments are a chance for local teams to go for gold in the global e-sports scene. Screenshot from Asus ROG website

Asus launches its ZenFone 3 smartphones in PH

Aug 16, 2016 - 7:44 PM

Five different smartphones under the ZenFone 3 banner launch in the Philippines

ZENFONE VARIETY. The new ZenFone will be coming in several variants tailored for different needs. Images from Asus.

Asus' Zenbook 3 aims for the top at Computex

May 30, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The Zenbook 3 will start at 999 with a core i5 processor 4GB of RAM and a 256GB solid state drive Users can also get higher tiered models for 1 499 and 1 999

THE ZENBOOK 3. Asus' Zenbook 3 has specs that rival Apple's Macbook. Image from Asus.

Asus reveals Zenfone 3, plus Deluxe and Ultra variants

May 30, 2016 - 4:25 PM

UPDATED Asus comes out with 3 phones that take different approaches to improving its flagship lineup

THE ZENFONE 3 FAMILY. Photo from Asus.

12 best Filipino films of 2015

Jan 01, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives a rundown of 2015 s best local films

BEST MOVIES OF 2015. 'Manang Biring,' 'Honor Thy Father,' 'Heneral Luna,' and 'Imbisibol' make the cut. Photos courtesy of Artikulo Uno/Reality Entertainment, Screengrabs from YouTube

[Full lineup] Cinema One Originals Film Festival 2015: The 9 films in competition

Nov 04, 2015 - 4:51 PM

Check out the films in competition watch the trailers and plot your Cinema One game plan

CINEMA ONE ORIGINALS FILM FESTIVAL. There are 9 films in the competition this year, including Ara Chawdhury's 'Miss Bulalacao,' Sari Dalena's 'Dahling Nick,' Bor Ocampo's 'Dayang Asu,' and Carl Joseph Papa's 'Manang Biring.' Screengrabs from YouTube/Film Police Reviews, 'Dayang Asu' screengrab from Facebook/DayangAsuIndieFilm

Barang palsu beredar di situsnya, Lazada siap bertanggung jawab

Jul 15, 2015 - 4:15 PM

Pengguna Lazada khawatir untuk berbelanja online setelah barang yang mereka terima tak sesuai pesanan

Sebagian sepatu dengan merek 'nike' yang dijual di situs perdagangan daring

ASUS announces ZenFone 2 for Southeast Asia

Apr 21, 2015 - 1:29 PM

Asus shows off the ZenFone 2 and its many features at its event in Jakarta

ZENFONE 2. Photo by Victor Barreiro Jr./Rappler

TechRap gadget reviews of 2014

Jan 04, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Let s look back before we look ahead and check out some of the top TechRap gadget reviews of 2014

TechRap gift guide: budget smartphones

Dec 16, 2014 - 5:28 PM

Need gift ideas? We have a rundown of budget smartphones that could just what you re looking for

Hendo Hoverboard, ASUS Tranformer Book T100 (TechRap)

Oct 26, 2014 - 9:59 AM

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