HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014: Editor's Choice - Part 2

Tech Awards 2014 - Honoring the Best Tech Products

Honoring the Best Tech Products & Services

In the last couple of weeks, we published the results of our Readers' Choice polls, and Part 1 of our Editor's Choice articles, which focuses on the best in consumer electronics products, like digital cameras, smartphones, tablets, TVs, and headphones. In this second and concluding part, let us shift our attention to the best in computing products. Also featured in this article are the inaugural winners of our new Innovation category, which is set up to properly recognize innovative products and cutting-edge technologies that emerged over the past year.

But before that, here's a highlight video and some pictures of the awards ceremony that was held on February 20 at the Goodwood Park Hotel.

Stage and TV actor Mr. Chua En Lai was once again our emcee for the event. Of course, he had to bring Pornsak Sukhumvit (of The Noose) with him.

Our Group Editor, Dr. Jimmy Tang, was on hand to recap some of the milestones HWM and HardwareZone.com achieved the past year.

More than 200 guests graced the occasion that took place at the Goodwood Park Hotel.

Here's Mr. Joseph Wee, Marketing Manager for local outfit Aftershock, receiving the trophy from the hands of Ms. Pang Lee Cheng. Aftershock took home two Editor's Choice awards for Best Enthusiast Gaming Notebook (Aftershock Titan) and Best Portable Gaming Notebook (Aftershock XG13).

ASUS won a total of four awards, including Editor's Choice for Best Intel Motherboard, and Readers' Choice for Best Graphics Card Brand, Best Motherboard Brand, and Best Wireless Networking Brand. Here's Mr. Desmond Soh, Business Development Manager for ASUS, receiving the trophy.

Both Readers' Choice awards for Best Wireless Speakers Brand and Best Home Theater System Brand went to Bose. Here's Mr. Alvin Tien, Deputy COO for Atlas Sound and Vision, receiving the awards on behalf of Bose.

Canon was the second biggest winner that day, walking home with eight awards, including Editor's Choice for Best DSLR Camera (EOS 100D), Best Camcorder (Legria HF G30), Best AIO Color Inkjet Printer (Pixma MX927), as well as Readers' Choice for Best Point & Shoot Digicam Brand, Best Mirrorless Camera Brand, Best DSLR Camera Brand, Best Inkjet Printer Brand, and Best HD Camcorder Brand. No wonder Mr. Edwin Teoh, Assistant Director for Canon, was in all smiles.

Challenger was voted Singapore's best consumer electronics chain store by our readers. Receiving the award was Ms. Anastasia Goh, Group Marketing Manager for Challenger.

Creative's Airwave HD won the Editor's Choice award for Best Wireless Portable Speakers. Here's Ms. Wynne Leong, Director, Corporate Communications for Creative, receiving the trophy.

Dell/Alienware was voted the Best Gaming Notebook Brand by our readers. This is Mr. Jeffrey Phua, Consumer Brand Manager for Dell, receiving the award.

Epson came out on top in the Best Business Projector Brand polls. Here's Mr. Daren Low, Product Manager for Epson projectors, receiving the award.