asus ux31e

A 3-post collection

2 Months with the ASUS ZenBook UX31E

It’s been over 2 months since I’ve been using my ASUS ZenBook UX31E out and about for blogging, surfing, coding, and presentations. I wrote about the slick look of the UX31E and my (poor) opinion of the keyboard and the screen  last month and frankly that has not changed. However, I have found the UX31E to be ideal for several situations over that time, so I’ll focus my wrap up on what this sub $1000 ultrabook is good for. Speed I give a lot of presentations with multiple instances of Visual Studio and heavy loads of software running on my computer. I won’t suffer a laptop that performs sluggishly in front...


Review of the ASUS ZenBook UX31E

I’ve been using my ASUS ZenBook UX31E out and about for blogging, surfing, coding, and presentations for about 5 weeks now. A lot of people have commented on it with the common theme of it being a slick looking, eye catching, lightweight machine. I agree that its got the looks. The ZenBook is pretty snappy too for a i5 with 4GB of RAM and has done a very good job during presentations. When I wrote about my unboxing experience, I was originally bothered by the keyboard (it’s just not as fluent as Lenovo or even Vaio keyboards) and the overly “washed out” screen.  Ultimately, I found some very good uses for the UX31E....


Unboxing the ASUS ZenBook UX31E

Slim, thin, lightweight, powerful and good looking. That’s what I look for in a laptop and that’s what I am hoping I got in the ASUS ZenBook UX31E. I move around a lot and heavy laptops with massive power cords just don’t cut it for me. But I also do a ton of development work and demos, so I need a powerful laptop too. This is why the thin Ultrabook’s appeal to me … I’m a tough customer who wants it all. You can find the full specs here on the ASUS UX31E site. I believe this is the same ASUS UX31E laptop on Amazon. Here is the summary: i5...