Both the MSI Dominator Pro-888 and the Asus ROG G750JZ are high-end gaming laptops, but they’re not quite created equally. While the Asus machine is clearly the looker of the two, the GT70 has a few tricks up its sleeve when it comes to internals. Read on as Gizmag compares these two high-end laptops.
ASUS has announced an update to its Republic of Gamers (ROG) range, with the new models featuring recently announced NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M
graphics solutions. Though detailed specs are yet to be released, the new systems are set to be powerful new additions to the angular 17.3-inch ROG G750 series.
It's been more than six months since we reviewed the 2013 Nexus 7
. Since then it's received a big software update, along with some new competition. Join Gizmag, as we revisit the 2nd-gen Nexus 7 half a year later.
It took a while for hardware manufacturers to squeeze high-resolution screens into smaller tablets, but those floodgates are now wide open. Let's take the features and specs of one of the first razor-sharp mini-tablets, the 2013 Nexus 7
, and compare them to those of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4
The last of the Haswell-based Chrome OS machines announced by Google last September
has now been revealed. Where Acer
, HP and Toshiba
all opted to release notebooks built around Intel's 4th generation microarchitecture, Asus has its sights on the classroom, home office or living room with the launch of its compact-yet-powerful Chromebox desktop computer.
Perhaps the hottest item of many on display at Intel's huge booth at CES 2014 was a relatively non-descript convertible laptop from Asus. The unique selling point for this touchscreen system, dubbed the Transformer Book Duet, is that it not only runs Windows 8.1 but can also switch over to an Android 4.2.2 mode with just a few clicks or taps.
If you're looking to pick up a smaller tablet this holiday season, it's hard to beat Apple's Retina iPad mini
and the Google/Asus Nexus 7
. If you've narrowed your search down to these two, do you go with the bigger screen or the smaller price? Join Gizmag, as we compare the features and specs of the iPad mini with Retina Display and 2013 Nexus 7.
Asus has announced what is claimed to be the world's first Bluetooth 4.0 headset to feature NFC technology. The ergonomically-designed EB50N earphones support one-touch pairing with smartphones and tablets, feature full-range stereo drivers, and boast a long battery life.
During last week's Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Google previewed a batch of upcoming Chrome devices based around Intel's 4th-generation Core i processors. As well as revealing new Chromebook models from existing partners Acer and HP, the Mountain View-based multinational also announced two new sign-ups to its cloud-based operating environment in the shape of Toshiba and Asus.
Though the budget seven-inch tablet may have been pioneered by Barnes & Noble
, there's no question that the two dominant players in that field today are the Kindle Fire
and Nexus 7
. The 2013 version of the Nexus 7 is still hot off the press, while Amazon's 2012 Kindle Fire HD is nearing the end of its initial run. While the two are still going head-to-head, why not see how their specs and features compare?