Hands on: HTC Vive

Hands on: HTC Vive

At MWC Shanghai 2016, we had the opportunity to try the HTC Vive, the VR headset made for gamers. Is gaming truly as groundbreaking when paired with virtual reality? We put it to a test.

HWZ Deal Alert: 1st July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 1st July 2016

The weekend is upon us. Start this weekend right with some great deals we found.

Gear this week: 30/6/16 edition

Gear this week: 30/6/16 edition

In gear this week: Nerf your friends with a drone tank of your own, an audio player for the roving audiophile, and a badass aviator watch with smarts for pilots.

Charge up while you dine at McDonald's new Marine Cove restaurant

Charge up while you dine at McDonald's new Marine Cove restaurant

McDonald's is back at East Coast Park and the new Marine Cove restaurant packs a fresh dining experience along with some interesting tech upgrades like wireless charging built onto the tables and getting into some light VR fun using Google Cardboard to experience the store's unique offerings.

PSA: Here's a list of our Final Funan articles

PSA: Here's a list of our Final Funan articles

Unless you've just returned from the mountains, you should know that Funan's last day of trading is today, June 30, 2016. If you've missed our various deals articles, interviews with shop owners, trip down memory lane, and heck, our 360° video, now's the time to catch up.

Finally, LG's UltraWide and UHD monitors are now in Singapore

Finally, LG's UltraWide and UHD monitors are now in Singapore

After years of absence, LG's IT division has announced that it's once again bringing its well-regarded monitors to Singapore. Be it ultra-wide, 4K, or 1080p, there's something for everyone. Let's take a look.

Hands on: Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro

Hands on: Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro

At MWC Shanghai 2016, we've had the opportunity to play with Lenovo's very own Snapdragon 820-based smartphone.

Final Funan: The 'Do You Remember?' Edition

Final Funan: The 'Do You Remember?' Edition

Funan DigitaLife Mall's last day of trading is tomorrow, June 30, 2016. Do you think you know Funan well? Let's take a walk down memory lane.

Say hi to the LG Gram, a 15-inch notebook that weighs less than a kilogram

Say hi to the LG Gram, a 15-inch notebook that weighs less than a kilogram

LG is making a return to the local notebook market, and spearheading its efforts is its new ultra light LG Gram notebooks.

20 last-minute deals you should check out before Funan closes

20 last-minute deals you should check out before Funan closes

Funan DigitaLife Mall is closing for redevelopment, and the last day of trading is June 30, which is only a week away. At this point, are there any more deals to be had? There are, if you look hard enough.

Final Funan: What stores think about the mall closing (Updated)

Final Funan: What stores think about the mall closing (Updated)

Funan DigitaLife Mall will be closing this 30th June for the next three years. Here’s what some of its stores have got planned.

Android Pay launches in Singapore today!

Android Pay launches in Singapore today!

Android Pay launches islandwide today, making Singapore the third country with Android Pay after the US and UK. The service is compatible with any Android device with NFC-enabled, running on Android 4.4 KitKat or higher and works with MasterCard and Visa cards from DBS, OCBC, POSB, Standard Chartered and UOB.

Microsoft Lumia 950 & 950 XL review: A second chance for Windows Phone

Microsoft Lumia 950 & 950 XL review: A second chance for Windows Phone

There hasn't been a flagship Windows phone in Singapore since 2014. But now Lumia is back, with the 950 and 950 XL, two flagship-spec devices with QHD Super AMOLED displays, Windows 10 Mobile OS and 20MP PureView rear cameras. Is it enough to make you finally care about Windows phone? We find out.

HWZ Deal Alert: 27th June 2016 (The Steam Sales Edition)

HWZ Deal Alert: 27th June 2016 (The Steam Sales Edition)

Gamers rejoice, the Steam Summer Sales event is here again and here are some of the deals that are worth checking out.

Local gaming community gathers at Campus Game Fest 2016 for a weekend of fun

Local gaming community gathers at Campus Game Fest 2016 for a weekend of fun

Campus Game Fest 2016 is happening over at ITE College Central this weekend. Here's a look at some of the highlights (other than a schedule packed with gaming competitions) from the weekend's agenda.

Your weekly gear: 24/6/16 edition

Your weekly gear: 24/6/16 edition

A powerhouse that can charge your phone 40 times over, a 1840 lens design recreated, and a gorgeous Lego Porsche. This and more in your weekly gear.

Palit shows off its new GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock cards at local launch event

Palit shows off its new GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock cards at local launch event

Palit held a special event at the Hood Bar and Cafe at Bugis+ yesterday to mark the launch of its GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock series cards, a brand new line-up that offers even better performance than its JetStream cards.

Buying a 4K TV: What you need to know about HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0, HEVC & UHD

Buying a 4K TV: What you need to know about HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0, HEVC & UHD

Is buying a 4K TV as simple as ensuring that it has a 4K resolution? Not quite, especially if you want your multi-thousand-dollar investment to last as long as possible. In this article, we decode the TV jargon most consumers face today.

HWZ Deal Alert: 20th June 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 20th June 2016

Suffering from Monday blues? Well, the cure is here. Let's do some shopping!

Mega games round-up from E3 2016 expo

Mega games round-up from E3 2016 expo

Games, games and more games - that sums up any E3 expo, but what exactly can we expect in the next few quarters? We round-up every major game title launched from Bethesda, EA, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and Ubisoft.

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