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TechSpot Best of CES 2017

Every year the industry's biggest names gather in Las Vegas to show us a glimpse of the devices and innovations that will define the months to come in consumer technology. Now, realizing not every product we've seen at CES will necessarily get a release date, the fun is in watching the announcements and recognizing the trends and hints of what's to come. Here's our selection of the 10 most promising or downright cool products we found at CES 2017.

Asus doubles down on camera and battery with ZenFone 3 Zoom

Asus has unveiled the ZenFone 3 Zoom at CES 2017, a mid-range Android smartphone that focuses heavily on delivering the best camera experience. The device looks much more impressive than its disappointing predecessor, borrowing elements from the latest iPhones while…

Asus announces VR-ready VivoPC X small form factor desktop

The Asus VivoPC line of desktops have been around for a while, as a serviceable alternative for everyday computing tasks in a form factor doesn’t take up much space. It’s not traditionally aimed at gamers — that where their ROG…

Asus addresses battery life concerns with upcoming ZenWatch 3

Most self-respecting smartwatch makers have moved from the clunky square / rectangle designs prevalent in early devices to more elegant round designs – you know, to mimic traditional wristwatches. Asus has become the latest tech giant to punch its ticket…

Best Of: The Best Router for Every Need

With the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, streaming boxes, and more, the need for a good wireless router that can handle multiple devices fighting for bandwidth is undeniable. We've gone through hundreds of expert reviews and long-term usage impressions from actual owners to bring you the best routers in five distinct categories.

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Android apps arrive on Chrome OS dev build

The Asus Chromebook Flip just became the first Chrome OS device to officially get Android apps, with more to follow soon. Flip owners on the Chrome OS developer channel can now update to version 53.0.2768 and access the Play Store…

Avalon is Asus' take on the modular PC concept

The PC hardware of today is exponentially faster than what I had to work with when I first got into computing nearly two decades ago. Several new and innovative technologies have emerged over the years – multi-core processors and flash-based…

Best Motherboards of 2016: Enthusiast, extreme, workstation and budget picks

Building a new PC is all about choices and tradeoffs. Picking between AMD and Intel is usually the first choice you have to make, but it certainly isn’t the most complicated. Instead, that honour goes to the motherboard, with each board maker typically offering at least half a dozen different models based on a single chipset. We've done a lot of the homework for you to save you some time, money, and/or regret. Here's what we believe is the very best out there.