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Asus ROG unveils 'Poseidon Formula 1' gaming PC at Computex

If you've always wanted your gaming rig to look like a weird mix between a diesel generator and a flux capacitor, Asus' Republic of Gamers imprint may have just the thing. Unveiled earlier this week at Computex in Taiwan, Asus' "Poseidon Formula 1" gaming rig is an intimidating mass of metal, tubes...

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Android tablets now available at 1,600 Gamestops, include free games

It looks like that clandestine photo of a Gamestop computer replete with entries for Android devices has proven to be accurate, at least as far as tablets are concerned. Rather than stocking Samsung products exclusively, however, 1,600 Gamestops now carry Android tablets from Acer, Asus and...

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PrimeSense and Asus announce Kinect-style device for living room PCs

PrimeSense, the company that created the motion-sensing technology for Kinect, has teamed up with Asus to create a new controller-free interaction device -- this time for PC. The WAVI Xtion device is designed to enable gesture control of media center PCs in living rooms. It's similar to Kinect in a...

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Rumorang: Xbox 360 Blu-ray console shipping Q3

Here we go again! This time around we've got the Chinese-language Economic Daily News reporting that Pegatron (an OEM subsidiary of Asus that handles "motherboard and component OEM manufacturing") has been tapped to assemble "Xbox 360 consoles equipped with a Blu-ray Disc ROM drive." The...

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Asus XG Station external GPU, it works

Engadget scored a CES hands-on look at the Asus XG Station, an external GPU capable of converting your aging laptop into a capable gaming rig. The demo featured two identical laptops with internal Intel GMA 945 processors. Asus reps attached the XG Station to one and left the other bare -- and...

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PS3 begins production in Taiwan

According to Chinese-language outlets Apple Daily and Commercial Times, Taiwanese manufacturer Asustek Computer began shipping PlayStation 3 consoles in "small volume" in early July. The papers report Asustek recieved 200,000 component sets in June, inferring Asus could have produced as many as...

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Gaming products dominate top tech list [update 1]

PC World's list of top 100 tech products of the year praised our sister blog Engadget and gave Apple lots of love but the categorical winner of the list is undoubtedly gaming. The following products aren't all directly gaming related (you could use some of them to run spreadsheets) although there's...

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"Mass shipments" of PS3s & PSPs for Christmas

DigiTimes is reporting that "Asustek Computer has secured orders for Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PSP (PlayStation Portable) game consoles, with mass shipments slated for this Christmas season." This would fall in line with expectations that the PS3 will be delayed to sometime this...

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