ASUS Zenbook UX302 review

ASUS Zenbook UX302 - The Classiest Zenbook Yet

REVIEW  /  17 Feb 2014

Very few 13.3-inch Ultrabooks are armed with both an Intel Haswell processor and a discrete NVIDIA GPU - in fact, there's only two: Acer's Aspire S3 (2013) and the notebook we'll be reviewing, ASUS' Zenbook UX302. But with extra power comes extra size and weight. Is the trade-off worth it? We find out.

ASUS Gives HWZ Members an Exclusive Hands-on Session with New Zenbooks

ASUS Gives HWZ Members an Exclusive Hands-on Session with New Zenbooks

FEATURE  /  04 Feb 2014

Over a weekend, ASUS and HardwareZone organized a cozy hands-on session that gave our forum members an exclusive look at the new Zenbook UX301 and Zenbook UX302 notebooks. Check out what took place at the local ASUS office!

Panasonic Toughbook CF-LX3 review

Panasonic Toughbook CF-LX3 - Featherweight Toughbook

REVIEW  /  24 Jan 2014

The CF-LX3 is Panasonic's latest 'business rugged' toughbook, and is shock-resistant and drop-resistant for falls of up to 76cm. The 14-inch notebook is also incredibly light, at just 1.2kg for the 3-cell battery model. Despite this, it's not actually an Ultrabook - but will that hold it back from competing with other enterprise Ultrabooks? We find out.

Are We Looking at the Beginning of a Display Resolution War?

Are We Looking at the Beginning of a Display Resolution War?

BLOG  /  24 Jan 2014

Full-HD, Retina Display, QHD and now 4K displays, are notebook makers on the brink of a display resolution war?

Sony Vaio Fit 13A (Intel Core i5) review

Sony Vaio Fit 13A - Fit to Flip

REVIEW  /  18 Jan 2014

The Sony Vaio Fit 13A is Sony's second convertible Ultrabook. In fact, Sony boasts the Fit 13A has the best of the older Vaio Duo 13 and Pro 13 laptops. Using the latest fourth generation Intel Core U-series processor, 8GB RAM and SSD storage, we check out this good looking convertible and if it can best its close competitors - including Sony's own stable of Ultrabooks.

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

FEATURE  /  10 Jan 2014

Like every other year, this year's edition of CES is a massive deluge of news and product releases. If the avalanche of coverage is giving you a headache, or literally TL;DR, we've the solution. Just give us 5 minutes to tell you the five key things you should know from this year's show.

Hands-on: Lenovo Miix 2

Hands-on: Lenovo Miix 2

FEATURE  /  10 Jan 2014

At CES 2014, Lenovo unveiled the Miix 2 range of Windows 8.1 dockable tablets, which brings the 'rip and flip' design of Lenovo's Thinkpad Helix to its consumer lineup. Available in 10- and 11-inch form factors, can the Miix 2 achieve the same success as Lenovo's popular Yoga convertible Ultrabooks? We take a closer look.

Hands-on: Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2014)

Hands-on: Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2014)

FEATURE  /  08 Jan 2014

At CES 2014, Lenovo unveiled a new and improved version of one of its most popular Thinkpad enterprise notebooks, the X1 Carbon, which is now sleeker, lighter, and has a few extra tricks up its sleeve. We take a closer look.

15 in 15 - The Most Important Gadgets of the Last 15 Years

15 in 15 - The Most Important Gadgets of the Last 15 Years

FEATURE  /  31 Dec 2013

As HardwareZone celebrates its 15th year in operation, we take a look back at the last 15 years and discover the 15 most important, world-changing, game-busting gadgets to have been released by the hand of man. Love them or hate them, discover which ones made the cut right here.

ASUS Transformer Book Trio (Intel Core i7) review

ASUS Transformer Book Trio - Triple Threat

REVIEW  /  27 Dec 2013

The 11.6-inch ASUS Transformer Book Trio is essentially a hybrid Ultrabook with an Intel Core U-series processor. However, take it apart and it becomes two devices: a standalone Android tablet, while its keyboard dock acts as a desktop PC. Does it offer double the value? Find out how it fared in our assessment.

Fujitsu Launches New Touch Enabled Enterprise Notebooks and Tablets for 2014

Fujitsu Launches New Touch Enabled Enterprise Notebooks and Tablets for 2014

FEATURE  /  20 Dec 2013

Fujitsu recently revealed their new range of touch-enabled business-class products that combine enterprise features like security, with user-friendly design. Hop in and find what they've in store for 2014.

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The Great Gaming Notebook Shootout of 2013

FEATURE  /  19 Dec 2013

Thanks to advances in CPU and GPU technology, gaming notebooks have never been more powerful. We pit the best of the best from Aftershock, ASUS, Dell, MSI, Razer and Toshiba against each other in a battle to the death to find out which is best.

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p review

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p - One Good Turn Deserves Another

REVIEW  /  12 Dec 2013

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p features an innovative "Ultrabay" features that lets users install an add-on graphics module for added graphics performance. But does this turn the IdeaPad Y510p into a bona fide gaming notebook? We find out.

MSI Beat It 2013 Grand Finals - Battle of the Titans

MSI Beat It 2013 Grand Finals - Battle of the Titans

FEATURE  /  02 Dec 2013

Held at Shijingshan Stadium, Beijing, from the 22nd to 24th November, the MSI Beat It 2013 tournament saw 17 top CS:GO teams from different parts of the world gather to compete against one another in a bid to win the grand prize of US$10,000 and five MSI GE70 gaming laptops loaded with WD SSHDs. We give you a rundown of what took place.

Sitex 2013 - Notebooks, Networking, & Gaming Gear Buying Guide

Sitex 2013 - Notebooks, Networking, & Gaming Gear Buying Guide

FEATURE  /  28 Nov 2013

On the hunt for a new notebook, mechanical gaming keyboard or a router to pair with your fibre connection? In this guide, we'll show you what to look out for, as well as the best deals on notebooks, networking and gaming peripherals at Sitex 2013.

Lenovo Unveils Yoga 2 Pro & ThinkPad Yoga Convertible Ultrabooks

Lenovo Unveils Yoga 2 Pro & ThinkPad Yoga Convertible Ultrabooks

FEATURE  /  20 Nov 2013

Today Lenovo unveiled the latest editions to its convertible Ultrabook Yoga range, the QHD+ 3200 x 1800 resolution Yoga 2 Pro and the new enterprise ThinkPad Yoga, which includes a unique "Lift 'N' Lock" mechanism that makes the keyboard completely flush in tablet mode. Both models will be available at Sitex 2013 next week.

HP's New Business Computing Products - Enhancing Productivity in Style

HP's New Business Computing Products - Enhancing Productivity in Style

FEATURE  /  12 Nov 2013

HP unveiled their latest consumer and business products at a special showcase at The Colonial @ Scotts. We checked out their latest business notebooks as well as the ZBook 14, the world's first workstation-class ultra portable.

ASUS Launches New Range of Products Focusing on Transformation

ASUS Launches New Range of Products Focusing on Transformation

FEATURE  /  23 Oct 2013

ASUS today launched a slew of products that range from desktops to phones, with a heavy emphasis on "transformation". One such product that embodies the transformation theme is the ASUS Transformer Book Trio, which transforms into a desktop, notebook or tablet. Read on to find out more about the launch!

Windows 8.1: What You Need to Know

Windows 8.1: What You Need to Know

FEATURE  /  17 Oct 2013

Keeping to its promise of a rapid release cycle, Microsoft is set to release Windows 8.1 tonight through the Windows Store for existing Windows 8/RT users, and tomorrow at retail stores. Still unsure if you should ditch Windows XP or Vista? We tell you what's new and changed in the updated OS.

Hands on With The Dell XPS 11, and Introducing Dell Venue Tablets

Hands on With The Dell XPS 11, and Introducing Dell Venue Tablets

FEATURE  /  10 Oct 2013

Dell recently launched a whole slew of consumer and enterprise products. There were plenty of notebooks, desktops and printers, but it was the Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook and Venue tablets that caught our attention. Read on to find out more.

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