ASUS launches the ZenWatch 2 in India starting at ₹11,999 for the base model

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ASUS has just launched the latest version of its smartwatch in India. The ZenWatch 2 is available exclusively from Flipkart in two different colorways — one anodized in silver with a standard rubber band, and the other in gunmetal black and silver with a leather strap. The former will set you back ₹11,999 ($180), whilst the later will carry a pricetag of ₹14,999 ($225).

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ASUS will launch the ZenFone Zoom in February for $399

 

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If you cast your mind back a year, you may recall that ASUS teased a camera-phone hybrid not dissimilar in appearance to the Nokia 1020. However, following its brief 24-hours in the spotlight, the device completely disappeared off the face of the earth.

Now the Taiwanese company has disclosed a little more information about the handset. It’s been confirmed that it is, in fact, called the ZenFone Zoom and will be available in the United States in early February starting at $399.

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ASUS teams up with AdBlock to block adverts on future smartphones and tablets

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The Internet’s largest advertisement blocking service, AdBlock has announced that it has teamed up with ASUS in order to block adverts on all of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s future smartphones and tablets. The ads will only be restricted by default in the standard Android browser, which means they will still appear in third-party applications, like Chrome and Firefox.

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Bumpy ride for Apple at expense of LG, ASUS tweets

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Apple usually receives accolades for the design of their devices, from computers to phones to tablets. However, the new Apple Smart Battery Case is raising some eyebrows as it seems to stray from the typical clean lines produced by the company. The accessory also provided LG and ASUS some fodder to take some potshots at Apple in some tweets. Read more