Featured Articles

Android Wear installed on 50-100k phones

Android Wear installed on 50-100k phones

Android Wear is a companion app that you need in order to run your new Android Wear watch.

More...
AMD launches 45W desktop Kaveri parts, finally

AMD launches 45W desktop Kaveri parts, finally

AMD has finally launched three 45W Kaveri SKUs, which were in the works for months. The three chips feature configurable TDP,…

More...
Desktop Broadwell LGA is Socket 1150

Desktop Broadwell LGA is Socket 1150

Broadwell was supposed to come in 2014 and it will ship in the last quarter of this year for detachable thin…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 03 June 2013 13:36

Asus shows off VivoPC and VivoMouse at Computex

Written by Slobodan Simic



Wants a bigger piece of HTPC market

Asus is apparently gunning for a bigger share of the HTPC market as it has decided to announce two rather perculiar new products during its Computex 2013 press conference, a SFF Asus VivoPC and a touchpad featuring VivoMouse.

Featuring an aluminum finish and a very sleek design, the VivoPC is a Windows 8-based HTPC that, according to Asus, can double as a primary desktop as well, most likely for office and light home use. It has a built-in SonicMaster speakers which is quite unique for that form-factor and can stream HD video content via 802.1ac WiFi connection. It also has a some sort of sliding case cover that will give quick access to memory slots and the drive bay that can take a 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch SATA 6Gbps HDD/SSD.

The precise dimensions are 190x190x56.2mm and although Asus did not reveal any precise specifications it did not that it will be based on Intel's CPU with Intel HD integrated graphics, so no AMD inside yet. It also features two USB 3.0 and four USB 2.0 ports. In any case, it will be nice to see full specifications and most importantly a precise launch price.

The Asus VivoMouse is everything except a mouse as combines touchpad and wireless remote together with a strange design for a simple PC rodent. It features 1200dpi optical sensor, uses 2.4GHz WiFi connection and has a 3-point multi-touch touchpad with support for Windows 8 gestures. The precise dimensions are set at 135x78x25.5mm. It sounds very interesting and Asus is confident enough to call it the perfect peripheral for a living room PC.

Both are scheduled to be available in Q3 2013.

asus vivoPC 1

asus vivoPC 2

asus vivomouse 1


Last modified on Monday, 03 June 2013 15:03

Slobodan Simic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments