Asustek Confirms Upcoming Split with Garmin
Asustek Computer today confirmed earlier reports that it will seek to end its business relationship with Garmin once their current contract expires. Asus and Garmin have co-developed several smartphones that are focused on providing high-quality navigation features. They shipped one device, the Nuvifone, through T-Mobile in the summer of 2010. The device failed to sell many units, and Garmin in September announced that it was weighing the future of its smartphone business. Asus said it will provide more details about the split on Tuesday.
Garmin inReach Brings Satellite Messaging to Your Phone
Garmin this week announced its inReach series of satellite communicators. These standalone handheld devices can also be paired with any Android, iOS or Windows 10 smartphone to provide satellite-based text messaging and GPS mapping on your phone even where there is no cellular coverage.
Hands-On with Asus Zenfone 3 Series
Asus is bringing its Zenfone 3 series of devices to the U.S. this month.
Asus Zenfone 2 Goes On Sale May 19 for $299
Asus today said it will sell its 2015 flagship smartphone, the Zenfone 2, in the U.S. beginning May 19.
Asus PadFone X Mini Arrives on GoPhone with Intel Inside
AT&T today announced the pending availability of the Asus PadFone X Mini — a smaller version of Asus' smartphone-and-tablet combo device. The PadFone X Mini features a 4.5-inch smartphone that transforms into a 7-inch tablet with a dock.