5 tips on buying the correct power bank for your mobile device (2016 edition!)

5 tips on buying the correct power bank for your mobile device (2016 edition!)

Yes, smartphones and tablets are very advanced these days; but sadly, their batteries still don't last very long. To ensure our device can at least last through the day, many of us carry a power bank. But with so many choices out there, how does one go about choosing one? Here are 5 tips.

Gear this week: Hunting gear for Pokemon Go

Gear this week: Hunting gear for Pokemon Go

Gonna catch some Pokemon? Here’s the gear that will help you go faster, higher and stronger on your hunt.

HWZ Deal Alert: 11th August 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 11th August 2016

A slow Thursday? We've a couple of charger and powerbank offers, as well as Newstead's Marina Square grand opening deals to tide you over.

I just tried the PlayStation VR and it made me deliriously happy

I just tried the PlayStation VR and it made me deliriously happy

I’ve just tried the PlayStation VR, and it’s turned me from a VR skeptic to a VR believer. Here’s why.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note7

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note7

The Galaxy Note7 is Samsung's first dual-curved display, and IP68 dust and water resistant Note device, and also the first ever Samsung device with both an iris scanner and a USB Type-C port. With this many firsts, the Note7 is looking mighty impressive. We take a closer look.

HWZ Deal Alert: 8th August 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 8th August 2016

Didn't take leave today? That's okay; may these shopping deals chase your Monday blues away.

What is DVB-T2 & why should I care?

What is DVB-T2 & why should I care?

DVB-T2 isn't the name of another astromech droid in Star Wars. Instead, it's the latest broadcast transmission standard for digital TV that many countries (including Singapore) are using. Here's a quick primer and how to get your TV ready for it.

In pictures: The symmetrically perfect Samsung Galaxy Note7

In pictures: The symmetrically perfect Samsung Galaxy Note7

We take a closer look at Samsung's eye-catching new Galaxy Note7.

In pictures: Sennheiser’s first brand store in Singapore

In pictures: Sennheiser’s first brand store in Singapore

Sennheiser just had a grand opening for their first brand store at Marina Square Shopping Mall, and we were on hand to take you through the new premises – in pictures.

In pictures: Harvey Norman Games Hub, a premium game store for PC and console gamers

In pictures: Harvey Norman Games Hub, a premium game store for PC and console gamers

We take a sneak peek at the latest and what's perhaps the most ambitious game store in town, the Harvey Norman Games Hub at Millenia Walk.

In pictures: The BMW i Vision Future Interaction Concept Car

In pictures: The BMW i Vision Future Interaction Concept Car

First seen at CES 2016 earlier this year, BMW i Vision Future Interaction Concept Car is making a stop in Singapore and will be on display at the BMW showroom at Alexandra for this weekend only.

HWZ Deal Alert: 5th August 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 5th August 2016

As the weekend rolls around, you could make it a little sweeter by snagging a good purchase. Here are some deals to start you off with!

Gear this week: Rose gold speakers, Optimus Prime, carbon fibre boards and more

Gear this week: Rose gold speakers, Optimus Prime, carbon fibre boards and more

The coolest gear this week: Optimus Prime, Optimus Prime, and Optimus Prime. Also got other things, lah.

4 High-end PCIe SSD drives tested for your next DIY PC

4 High-end PCIe SSD drives tested for your next DIY PC

SSDs are fast, but the SATA interface has been the limiting factor in their performance. If you really want to take your system to the next level, consider these high-end PCIe-based SSDs. We have four such drives tested in great detail!

Live from Samsung Unpacked @ NYC - Galaxy Note7 launch!

Live from Samsung Unpacked @ NYC - Galaxy Note7 launch!

Tonight, we find out what features are really unique to the Note7 after the mountain of rumors we've gathered to-date. Join us and find out now!

What to buy from Qoo10 today: 2nd August 2016

What to buy from Qoo10 today: 2nd August 2016

Qoo10 says it's Singapore's number 1 shopping site; and looking at the thousands of items listed on its website, it's not difficult to see where that confidence comes from. If you're itching to buy something today, here are three things you can consider.

First Looks: Paradigm's Premium Wireless series of speakers

First Looks: Paradigm's Premium Wireless series of speakers

Paradigm has just launched a new wireless speaker series , and we were on hand to get a quick first-hand experience of their new system options. If you're looking for modern speaker options, this could be just what you need.

HWZ Deal Alert: 1st August 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 1st August 2016

Welcome to the beginning of August, where we see freebies from our telcos, the incoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and of course, more deals.

In pictures: ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte play dress up with their latest Intel X99 boards

In pictures: ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte play dress up with their latest Intel X99 boards

You'd think that there are only so many things you can do to spruce up a plain ol' PCB. Well, not quite, because the latest Intel X99 motherboards from ASUS, MSI, and Gigabyte are quite a sight to behold. And yes, they'll work with the 10-core Intel Core i7-6950X.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Everything we know so far

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Everything we know so far

We are just a week away from the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Here's what we know about the Galaxy Note 7 so far!

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Happy 51st birthday Singapore and 18th birthday HardwareZone!

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