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HTC Desire 19s is an inexpensive triple-camera smartphone

Despite selling much of its smartphone team to Google a few years ago, Taiwanese device maker HTC has continued building phones… particularly weird ones like the HTC Exodus line of blockchain smartphones. The new HTC Desire 19s is little less weird… unless you consider the fact that HTC is still in the phone business to be […]

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HTC launches two new mid-range phones… is apparently still making phone

HTC may have sold a significant portion of its smartphone business to Google a few years ago, but the company still seems to be producing new phones… and not just niche models like the HTC Exodus line of blockchain phones. The HTC U19e is a smartphone with a 6 inch, 2160 x 1080 pixel OLED display, […]

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HMD’s Nokia X71 is company’s first phone with a hole-punch display

HMD Global is the latest phone maker to jump on the hole-punch bandwagon. The company’s new Nokia X71 features a slim bezels and a 6.4 inch display with a small hole in the upper left corner where you’ll find a 16MP front-facing camera. The phone has upper mid-range specs, and it will be available in […]

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Asus launches Zenfone Ares with Snapdragon 821, 8GB RAM for some reason

Asus just launched a new smartphone in Taiwan and aside from the fact that it’s got 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, the Asus Zenfone Ares looks kind of outdated. It also looks kind of familiar: as GSM Arena notes, the new smartphone has a design and spec sheet that closely resembles last year’s […]

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Asus Zenfone AR goes on sale in Taiwan (Daydream, Tango-compatible phone with 8GB RAM)

The Asus Zenfone AR is the first smartphone that’s compatible with both Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform and Google’s Tango technology for creating 3D maps of real-world environments. Unveiled at CES in January, the Zenfone AR is now available for purchase… if you happen to be in Taiwan. A global launch is expected to come […]

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Asus Zenbo robot goes on sale in Taiwan Jan 1st for $620 and up

Zenbo is a robot from Asus that responds to voice commands, has a touchscreen display that functions both as a face and information screen, and wheels that allows the robot to follow you around the house. Asus first unveiled Zenbo in May, and about half a year later the robot is just about ready to […]

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Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe with Snapdragon 821 now available (in Taiwan)

Asus was the first company to unveil a smartphone powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 821 processor. In fact, Asus kind of spilled the beans a month before Qualcomm even introduced the chip. Now Asus is also the first company to start selling a phone powered by the new processor. The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe is now […]

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CES 2015 Global Technology Marketplace tour (Asian exhibitors)

Thousands of companies descended on Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show this week, to show off their latest laptops, tablets, desktops, smartphones, processors, game systems, accessories, and other technology. But while big name including Toshiba, Panasonic, Sony, and Samsung dominate the show floor, many companies including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer don’t bother exhibiting at the […]

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AOC launches 3 Android tablets

AOC is best known for making PC monitors. But the company is getting into the tablet space and AOC is showing off new models with 7, 8, and 10 inch screens. It’s not clear if the Taiwanese company plans to offer these tablets globally or just in its home region. But the spec sheets paint […]