Asus Zenfone 2 gets an Android 6.0 update (better late than never?)

When the Asus Zenfone 2 launched in 2015, it was one of the first sub-$300 smartphones to be available with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. But over the past year I’ve heard plenty of complaints about the Zenfone 2… and the biggest is that Asus is slow to update the software on its […]

Asus says Android 6.0 will replace (some) bloatware from its phones

The Asus Zenfone 2 which launched in 2015 has pretty great hardware for a mid-range phone, but I was a little taken aback by amount of unnecessary apps that come pre-installed: I counted 36. Now Asus is outlining plans for the next major software update for the Zenfone 2 and a bunch of other phones… and […]

New Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe is the most powerful yet

The Asus Zenfone 3 isn’t expected to launch for a few more months, but Asus has added a new Zenfone 2 model to its lineup, and it’s got a faster processor than any of the models launched in 2015. The new Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition will be available with up to an Intel Atom Z3590 quad-core, […]

Lilbits 310: Google protects Cardboard

Google Cardboard is a platform for turning your smartphone into a virtual reality headset using a folded piece of cardboard and a few lenses to adjust the focal distance. It’s probably the cheapest way to experience VR, assuming you’ve already got a phone. A growing number of mobile apps let you do everything from explore […]