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Asus ZenFone 5

The ZenFone 5 is able to give other budget handsets such as Xiaomi's Redmi a challenge but in order to get the best from the phone, be sure to get the 2GB version to avoid any performance issues.

May. 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May. 13, 2014

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Asus Memo Pad 8

The Asus MeMo Pad 8 is an affordable slate with tons of features, but if performance is king, faster options can be had for only $30 more.

Jul. 2, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jul. 2, 2014
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Origin PC EON17-SLX

Cramming the most high-end parts into a massive 17-inch body will top $4,000, but you also get a powerful laptop that has more next-gen gaming muscle than any living-room console.

Nov. 19, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Nov. 19, 2013

MSRP: $4,449.00

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Asus VivoBook S451LA

Some might call the midsize Asus VivoBook S451 attractive, and it's certainly inexpensive, but too many sacrifices were made to hit that budget price.

Jun. 18, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Jun. 18, 2014
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Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi

Asus' new laptop-and-tablet is wondrously thin with a super-sharp 1440p screen. We went hands-on at Computex in Taiwan.

Jun. 2, 2014

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Asus FonePad 8

Has Asus taken the whole phablet concept overboard with the 8-inch Intel-powered FonePad 8? Perhaps.

Jun. 2, 2014

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Asus VivoTab 8

The 8-inch VivoTab 8 is a Windows tablet that doesn't particularly stand out in a crowded field, until you discover the Wacom stylus tucked inside its body.

May. 16, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May. 16, 2014
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Razer Blade 14 (2014)

Razer’s newest gaming laptop trades ultralong battery life for a fantastic screen and even better graphics. It’s a trade worth making: this is the best Razer gaming laptop, and the best thin gaming PC anywhere.

May. 9, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating May. 9, 2014
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HTC Desire 610

The HTC Desire 610 may be affordable, with an iPhone 5C-style plastic body, but its mediocre specs and poor screen resolution mean it's still not a good buy. For much less money you can grab the 4G Motorola Moto G, which has the same processor, Android KitKat software and a higher resolution display.

Jul. 4, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Jul. 4, 2014

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Asus Zenbook UX301

Asus was one of the first PC makers to go ultra-thin with its Zenbook line. That latest UX301 version packs in nearly every high-end spec you'd want, but it's priced out of reach for most, and lacks an all-day battery.

Mar. 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Mar. 27, 2014