Asus’ Jonney Shih on Ultrabook, Android and the Future of PCs: The Full AsiaD Interview (Video)

The chairman of the Taiwanese PC and netbook maker talks about how Asus is trying to pivot fast into the future, showing off a fancy new device called the Ultrabook.

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Asus Chairman Jonney Shih has presided over the Taiwanese tech giant since the early 1990s. Most recently, the company pioneered the netbook market and is now plunging deeply into the tablet business, making Shih perfect to discuss these key issues in Asia and around the world.

Posts With Jonney Shih

ATD Week in Review: Microsoft Partner Woes and Samsung’s Steroid Specs

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
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Asus Pulling Back on Windows RT, Chairman Says

Jonney Shih says that consumers still wan’t classic Windows apps. Future Windows focus will be on Intel-based machines, Shih said.
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Taiwan’s Asus Aims to Enter U.S. Smartphone Market Next Year

The onetime motherboard maker has made a name for itself with crossover products such as phones that turn into tablets, but is the U.S. market ready?
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Asus’s Chief Jonney Shih Dishes on How the New Nexus 7 Came to Be

Google and Asus already had lofty goals for the new Nexus 7. Then, in January, they decided to make the project even harder on themselves.
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Asus Tries Another Phone-Tablet Hybrid, This One With Intel Inside

The Taiwanese hardware maker, known for mixing devices, has a 7-inch tablet capable of making phone calls.
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Exclusive: Google’s Andy Rubin and Asus’ Jonney Shih on How They Cooked Up the Nexus 7

In an interview, the Android and Asus heads talk about the tablet’s tight time frame, its razor-thin margins, and why they think it can compete where other devices have flopped.
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Nvidia’s Quad-Core Tegra 3 Ready, Asus’ Transformer Prime Almost Ready

Although the Nvidia processor is ready, the Asus tablet won’t hit the market until next month. Phones running the chip are expected next year.
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Asus’ Jonney Shih on Ultrabook, Android and the Future of PCs: The Full AsiaD Interview (Video)

The chairman of the Taiwanese PC and netbook maker talks about how Asus is trying to pivot fast into the future, showing off a fancy new device called the Ultrabook.
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Jonney Shih: Highlights From AsiaD (Video)

In an AsiaD interview with Walt Mossberg, Asus Chairman Jonney Shih talked about navigating the sea change in an industry in which cloud computing is becoming more ubiquitous and the boundaries between the tablet, the smartphone and the notebook are blurring.
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New Asus Transformer Tablet Unveiled at AsiaD

Asus Chairman Jonney Shih shows off the new Transformer at AsiaD.
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