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The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

Around this time last year, we brought to you our first ever high-end SSD shootout which pitted the latest and greatest SSDs that were in the market against each other. This year, we've refreshed the shootout with several high profile candidates from Samsung, Plextor, Corsair, OCZ and more doing battle. Find out who emerged victorious!

The Gold and Red Smartphones to Get for the Lunar New Year

The Gold and Red Smartphones to Get for the Lunar New Year

Gold and red are considered auspicious colors for the Lunar New Year. If you are planning to get a smartphone this festive season, why not consider one from this list of red and gold smartphones?

The Fastest Fiber Broadband Plans Available in Singapore

The Fastest Fiber Broadband Plans Available in Singapore

MyRepublic's latest move in the consumer fiber broadband market created quite a stir when it priced its 1Gbps package at $49.99 per month under a two-year contract. But what other alternatives are there? We compile the fastest broadband plans across the board for your easy reference.

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

If you've just picked up Sony's new Playstation 4 console, you'll soon discover that it has one piece of hardware that can severely bottleneck your performance. We show you how to replace and upgrade it to eliminate in-game stuttering and to make your boot up, install and load times up to five times faster!

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

While the focus of AMD's press conference at CES 2014 was mostly on its new desktop performance APU, Kaveri, the big red also took this opportunity to show off a few reference devices designed around the upcoming Mullins APU. We show you a preview of how these devices might look and function. Also, new design wins for existing Kabini and Temash APUs.

CES 2014 Round-up

CES 2014 Round-up

Forgot that CES is happening this week and so missed all the new gadget announcements? Don't fret, we've got you covered in this one article, where we consolidate anything and everything that came out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

Like every other year, this year's edition of CES is a massive deluge of news and product releases. If the avalanche of coverage is giving you a headache, or literally TL;DR, we've the solution. Just give us 5 minutes to tell you the five key things you should know from this year's show.

The Sights, Booths and Show Girls of CES 2014

The Sights, Booths and Show Girls of CES 2014

As CES 2014 winds down, we take a moment to showcase some of the sights, booths and showgirls of the biggest consumer tech show of the year.

Hands-on: Lenovo Miix 2

Hands-on: Lenovo Miix 2

At CES 2014, Lenovo unveiled the Miix 2 range of Windows 8.1 dockable tablets, which brings the 'rip and flip' design of Lenovo's Thinkpad Helix to its consumer lineup. Available in 10- and 11-inch form factors, can the Miix 2 achieve the same success as Lenovo's popular Yoga convertible Ultrabooks? We take a closer look.

Hands-on: Samsung NX30 Interchangeable Lens Camera

Hands-on: Samsung NX30 Interchangeable Lens Camera

We took the latest Samsung NX30 interchangeable lens digital camera for a quick hands-on test. All we can say for now is, Samsung's getting better at this.

Hands-on: ZTE Grand S II

Hands-on: ZTE Grand S II

Chinese manufacturer ZTE has gone all out for CES 2014, showcasing no less than seven new or recently announced devices at its booth, as well as a number of other peripherals and oddballs such as its Mozilla Firefox-powered ZTE Open smartphone. We took a closer look at ZTE's new flagship smartphone, the Grand S II.

A Showcase of AMD Kaveri APU Powered Systems

A Showcase of AMD Kaveri APU Powered Systems

Following the official launch of AMD's next-gen APU series codenamed Kaveri, we were given a quick round of hands-on time with some of these systems. Check out what we found and our firsthand experience.

Hands-on: Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2014)

Hands-on: Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2014)

At CES 2014, Lenovo unveiled a new and improved version of one of its most popular Thinkpad enterprise notebooks, the X1 Carbon, which is now sleeker, lighter, and has a few extra tricks up its sleeve. We take a closer look.

Hands-on: Lenovo Vibe Z

Hands-on: Lenovo Vibe Z

Lenovo's Vibe Z smartphone is the reason you should start paying attention to Lenovo's phones. LTE-enabled, with a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, a Snapdragon 800 processor, a sleek and light build and a 5MP front-facing wide-angle camera - it can match up with any Android flagship smartphone. We take a closer look.

Hands-on with the New Entry-Level Nikon D3300 DSLR (Price Update)

Hands-on with the New Entry-Level Nikon D3300 DSLR (Price Update)

Nikon unveils its latest entry-level DSLR, the D3300. It comes with a new sensor and no optical low-pass filter. So what else is different from its 18-month-old predecessor, the D3200? Join us as we find out.

AMD Kaveri APUs Launch Today! (Updated)

AMD Kaveri APUs Launch Today! (Updated)

AMD has officially launched the successor to their popular Trinity and Richland desktop APUs - the Kaveri APU. Boasting a graphics engine derived from the Radeon R9 290 series Hawaii core, as well as advanced in its HSA architecture, Kaveri is stepping into uncharted territory.

Watch: Samsung's World First Bendable 4K LED TV

Watch: Samsung's World First Bendable 4K LED TV

Samsung unveiled the world's first bendable TV prototype that allows the viewer to bend the screen on demand. Soon, you'll never have to decide whether to purchase a flat or curved screen TV.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO Series

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO Series

Samsung today launched four new tablets that focuses on enabling users with better tools for productivity as well as enhancing user's experience with a high resolution display. We take a closer look at what these new devices have to offer.

How NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Brings PC Gaming and GPGPU to Your Mobile Device

How NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Brings PC Gaming and GPGPU to Your Mobile Device

NVIDIA's new Tegra K1 boasts of graphical capabilities that have leapfrogged a few generations on the mobile front to match up with its desktop counterpart. Find out in this article what's exactly underneath the K1 and what else its feature set enables it to accomplish with ease.

CES Unveiled 2014 - An Early Look at The Latest Tech Products

CES Unveiled 2014 - An Early Look at The Latest Tech Products

While CES 2014 doesn't officially kick off until Tuesday, we were able to get a sneak look at some of the latest tech products at the CES Unveiled preshow event. Here's a few highlights that caught our eye.

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