How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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ASUS Unveils ZenFone 2 Prices
Feb19

ASUS Unveils ZenFone 2 Prices

The Asus ZenFone 2 is a very good smartphone and is one of the early surprises of the year with its tasteful aesthetic, good specs, and affordable $199 price. Asus actually launched three different versions of the device, and the two higher end units first seen at CES last month have now been given prices. We already knew about the $199 model that comes with a 5-inch 720p screen, but there was also a better 5.5-inch version with 1080p...

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Asus ZenWatch 2 could lose Android Wear
Jan27

Asus ZenWatch 2 could lose Android Wear

Asus's ZenWatch has only been available for two months, although it has been with us since its September announcement at IFA. However, Asus is already looking to the next version and the company is apparently working on a wearable that will deliver significantly better battery life. The ZenWatch is one of the best looking smartphones running Android Wear, but like other devices rocking that platform, it has average battery life at...

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ZenFone Zoom, a Camera-Centric Smartphone
Jan07

ZenFone Zoom, a Camera-Centric Smartphone

The ZenFone 2 was not alone in Asus’ CES announcement as the company also raised the curtain on the ZenFone Zoom, a handset that is focused on photography with a large camera module that takes over the design of the product. The ZenFone Zoom retains the flagship baiting specs of the ZenFone 2, but adds a 3X Optical Zoom, a 13 megapixel rear lens, and with f/2.7 to 4.8-aperture, 10-element lenses with 3X optical zoom, OIS (optical...

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Asus ZenFone 2 is a Flagship that Costs $200
Jan07

Asus ZenFone 2 is a Flagship that Costs $200

Asus made quite a splash at CES when it announced the ZenFone 2, a device that has a bunch of flagship specs but is listed for a price of $199.99 when it launches in the second quarter of this year. Its specs and amazing price tag make it a bargain along the lines of the OnePlus One, while the ZenFone 2 is hardly bad looking either. Asus had huge success with its original ZenFone range, selling 8 million units through 2014. This...

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ASUS ZenWatch arrives with Best Buy
Nov12

ASUS ZenWatch arrives with Best Buy

The ASUS ZenWatch has arrived in the US and is available through Best Buy for a price of $229. The wearable was supposed to arrive two days ago and was apparently going to cost just $200, but instead it seems to have had a last minute price hike. However, even with that extra $29 it is still competitively priced alongside other similar devices. The smartwatch is currently available through Best Buy’s online store, but some reports are...

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