Asus 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Asus Articles for 2012

Researchers Working on Ways to Put 16-Core Processors in Smartphones

There's overclocking, and then there's this: University researchers are in the early stages of putting multi-core processors in smartphones to work in bursts of up to 16 times their normal[...]

Something Old, Something New: Companies Focus on Recycling, Re-Using Outdated Phones

Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make[...]

Asus PadFone 2 Will Be a Smartphone and a Tablet

Asus has taken the wraps off the second-generation PadFone, an Android smartphone that can be combined with a 10.1-inch accessory to make a tablet.

CES 2012: Day Two Notes from the Tradeshow Floor

Yesterday was the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Brighthand editors and staff spent the day looking at new smartphones and accessories as fast as[...]

It’s Time to Slay Vampire Chargers

Anyone who cares about energy independance or the Green Movement is likely wondering if there's anything they can do to help. There is an easy thing all phone users can[...]

ASUS PadFone: The Smartphone That Can Do Much More

The always innovative Taiwanese tablet maker ASUS has revealed its latest attraction: the PadFone. This won't be just a smartphone, but a tablet and a netbook as well!

Malware Targets Android Smartphones

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and has issued a warning about increasing malware attacks on[...]

Google May Be Prepping Nexus Smartphones for Oct. 29 Event

Google has sent out invitations to the press for an event to be held the last Monday of this month. It's not clear at this point exactly what's on the[...]

Nearly a Million Android Devices Activated Daily

According to Andy Rubin, the head of Android development at Google, over 900,000 smartphones and tablets running this mobile operating system are activated every day.

Asus Teases October 16 Padfone 2 Annoucement

The webpage for Asus' mobile division is teasing the launch of a successor to the company's quirky smartphone-tablet-netbook, the Padfone.