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Hands-on review: IFA 2014: EeeBook X205

I had the privilege to review the original netbook eons ago. The Asus Eee PC single-handedly launched the netbook and whether people liked it or loathe it, it did provide the first truly portable and ultra-affordable computer, putting mobility in the hands of millions. Tablets have now superseded netbooks in terms of sales but Asus, with the EeeBook X205, thinks that a 2014 version, 7 years ...

Asus outs svelte, aluminum Zenbook UX305 and the EeeBook, a $199 Chromebook killer

Asus announced a pair of new Windows 8.1 PCs at IFA on Wednesday, and they're as opposite as polar opposites can be: The aluminum-clad Zenbook UX805 (pictured above) is the latest version of the company's signature Zenbook Ultrabook line, while the simply named Asus Eeebook X205 is the spiritual successor to—you guessed it—Asus' old line of Eee PCs. The theme of Asus event was premium elegance ...

ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C review - speedy tablet on a bargain

 Entry-level Transformer Pad

The ASUS Transformer Pad TF103C is a surprisingly snappy tablet

 Entry-level Transformer Pad

Hands-on review: IFA 2014: Asus ZenWatch WI500Q

"Fine Watch Craftsmanship" is how Asus describes its first wearable device, the ZenWatch WI500Q. The fact that it associates it with the Zen branding rather than the EEE family means that the Taiwanese company looks to position it as an upmarket product wrist device. The ZenWatch WI500Q was launched earlier today at IFA and I got to briefly handle it during a restricted hands-on. Restricted as ...

Power walker loses 150 pounds

In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight loss surgery but she decided to lose the extra pounds on her own.

'Sumo wrestler' to distance runner

When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.

One dance class changed her life

Angela Baldwin can pinpoint the day she changed the course of her life.

It's time to get your flu shot!

Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.

Flu shot myths addressed

Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.

Report: MH370 disappearance a criminal investigation, police chief says

The investigation into Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now classified as a criminal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing the Malaysian police chief.

Ebola toll rises in 'unprecedented' outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday.

Republicans hit a nerve when it comes to Obamacare

Republicans are going all in, hoping that the payout is big. Like control of the Senate, big.

Ukraine crisis: NATO suspends cooperation with Moscow

NATO will suspend "all practical civilian and military cooperation" with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea, saying it has seen no sign that Moscow was withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border.

Will Caesars impress with Las Vegas High Roller?

The 550-foot-tall High Roller has finally opened on the Las Vegas Strip.