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Review: Asus Memo Pad 7
There’s definitely no shortage of affordable Android tablets. There’s a heap of el-cheapo kamakuza-brand X models. So when asked to check out Asus’s Memo Pad 7, I was a more than a little curious to see how Asus stacked up in the ultra crowded and competitive android tablet market.
Review: Asustor 604T NAS
Who'd have thought that having a way of storing/retrieving data over your home network would become so critical for so many?
Synnex NZ eyes corporate growth, cloud...
"Sometimes it's better to do it right the first time and not be afraid of watching and learning from others."
Review: ASUS DSL-N66U
The ASUS DSL-N66U (no fancy names here) lands at about the same price as Netgear’s Nighthawk but is a hell of a lot less flashy and much more industrial - does this mean it works like a machine?
Review: ASUS N750 Laptop
Asus have released the N750, 17.3 inches of glorious screen real estate wrapped in a sleek metal body, ready for pretty much anything you can throw at it?
The business enabler: Tablet PCs and SMB…
David McKean, Asus New Zealand sales manager, takes a look at the benefits and challenges posed by tablets for SMBs.
New tablet phase ahead as vendors claw back Apple / Samsung dominance
"Until recently, Apple, and to a lesser extent Samsung, have been sitting at the top of the market, minimally impacted by the progress from competitors."
"Pockets of optimism" emerge from ANZ PC market...
"There are pockets of optimism coming from mature markets like ANZ, Singapore, and Hong Kong, where the smartphones and tablets near saturation."
Asus advances as others retreat
"There's an opportunity with Sony and Samsung pulling out of that space. We're hoping we can slot in nicely in the market."
Lenovo leads the way as PC market lives to fight another day
"The better than expected results seem to arise from two places..."
$100 mil and climbing for Synnex New Zealand
Synnex New Zealand has surpassed $100 million in revenue, with promises of another record year ahead.
Industry feels the heat as tablet market misses a beat
Experts forecast an even more challenging year ahead for the category...
Lexmark makes NZ channel play with global IT parts supplier
"We see this new partnership as a positive step towards a strong relationship between our two companies in Australia and New Zealand."
Eight in a row as PC market decline grows
"On the consumer side, ongoing distractions from smartphones and tablets as well as cautious channel intake impacted most markets in the region..."
Windows XP EOS offers flagging PC market timely boost
"While the PC market remains weak... the end of XP support by Microsoft on April 8 has played a role in the easing decline of PC shipments..."
ASUS names new NZ distribution partner...
Worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor ASUS has expanded its channel network in New Zealand, naming a new distributor for its notebook and tablet range...
ASUS appoints seasoned veteran to lead NZ market charge
"Her expertise, combined with the strong foundation established by the current team, will enable the future growth of ASUS in the New Zealand market."
Android devices fuel strong tablet growth...
Worldwide sales of tablets to end users reached 195.4 million units in 2013, a 68 percent increase on 2012, according to Gartner.
Apple ahead of the tablet game as Samsung trails
"We expect commercial purchases of tablets to continue to accelerate in mature markets, but softness in the consumer segment point to a more challenging environment for tablets in 2014 and beyond."
"Sombre" PC market suffers first annual double digit decline
"2014 is expected to remain another challenging year for the PC market, as competition will only grow among the devices."
Is the ASUS G750 worthy of the ROG badge?
For those of you who do not know the ASUS Republic of Gamers badge (ROG) is given to products that perform exceptionally well, especially for gamers. So with this in mind we look at the ASUS G750 gaming notebook to see if it is worthy of it's ROG badge.
Worst decline in PC history as industry “bottoms out”
In recording the seventh consecutive quarter of shipment decline, the worst in PC history, industry analysts believe markets have "bottomed out" across the world.
Game Consoles top PC gaming gear for Christmas
Welcome to the first of many Christmas lists were Game Console will guide you through some of the best tech we have tested throughout 2013.
Republic of Gamers G750 Notebook set for NZ release...
ASUS has announced the New Zealand availability of the Republic Of Gamers G Series G750 notebook for PC gaming enthusiasts.