Europe opens antitrust geo-blocking probe into Valve, others

European Commission European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the Steam games distribution platform operator, Valve, and five PC games publishers to determine whether geo-blocking agreements between them amount to a breach of the region’s competition rules. Read More

ASUS is being investigated for price manipulation in Europe

In one of several antitrust investigations launched today, the European Commission has begun probing tech brands ASUS, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer for suspected price manipulation. As the press release explains, the Commission believes t…

ASUS’ Raspberry Pi rival can play 4K video

Homebrew-friendly boards like the Raspberry Pi are great for do-it-yourself projects, but they seldom have the oomph needed to handle intensive tasks. That's where ASUS hopes to do better — it quietly released its own device, the appropriately name…

ASUS’ new displays include one with a wireless charging pad

ASUS didn't show all its cards at its CES event. The computing giant has unveiled a pair of high-end desktop displays that each have their own clever tricks. The Designo Curve MX38VQ (above) is arguably the star if you're an everyday user: the 37.5-i…

Live from ASUS’ CES 2017 press event!

ASUS is back for another CES, ready to show off all of its latest wares, like the Tango- and Daydream-enabled ZenFone AR. The ASUS press conference kicks off at 11:30AM PT (2:30PM ET) on Wednesday, January 4th, and Engadget will be there, live, to sh…

Get your CES 2017 liveblogs here!

CES 2017 starts here. Alongside reports, hands-on impressions, analysis and a live stage broadcast all week, we will be liveblogging all the major press events and keynotes. From Intel to Samsung, ASUS to Sony, these are the ones you can't miss.

The ASUS VivoPC X is a compact box designed for virtual reality

Right now, going all-in on PC virtual reality means going big: you need a big space for room-scale VR, a big, powerful gaming PC and a big wallet to buy it all with. ASUS wants to make one of those things smaller. Unfortunately, it's not the price. T…

ASUS’ ZenFone AR is ready for Google Tango and Daydream

The second Tango-ready smartphone has arrived — kind of. It looks like ASUS is preparing to reveal the ZenFone AR during its press conference at CES on Wednesday, January 4th, but chip-maker Qualcomm published a blog post about the phone a few days…