Sneak Peek: Nikon 1 J4 Mirrorless Camera

Sneak Peek: Nikon 1 J4 Mirrorless Camera

Nikon invited us to a sneak peek at the upcoming addition to their Nikon 1 series - the J4, as well as their new do-it-all travel lens, the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 VR. Check out more details within.

Audio Delights & Smart Home Gadgets at TwoBros' Store Opening

Audio Delights & Smart Home Gadgets at TwoBros' Store Opening

We were at the opening of TwoBro's new store at 112 Katong to check out some funky new gadgets including Fiio's new X5 high-resolution portable media player, an app-controlled LED lamp, Bluetooth-enabled light bulb speakers and more.

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

Two more mainstream SSDs have been launched recently, the Premier Pro SP920SS from ADATA and the M550 from Crucial. We put them to the test to see which is best and how it stacks up against other comparable drives in this tightly contested segment.

HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

With two hugely popular Android flagship models - HTC One (M8) and Sony Xperia Z2 in the market retailing from today and another flagship model - the Samsung Galaxy S5 - launching next weekend, we round up the telco price plans and made some comparisons for your easy consumption. Happy shopping!

How-to: Enable Enterprise Mode in Internet Explorer 11

How-to: Enable Enterprise Mode in Internet Explorer 11

Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11 provides better compatibility for older versions of IE; and there are tools to manage which Web apps use it. But first, we tell you how to turn it on.

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has added more than a bunch of new features in Windows Phone 8.1. We tell you our favorites.

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

The first major update to Windows 8.1 brings a slew of UI changes designed to make keyboard and mouse users feel more at home in what's still primarily a touch-focused operating system. We tell you more.

5 New Household Gadgets from LG That Make Chores Less of a Chore

5 New Household Gadgets from LG That Make Chores Less of a Chore

You've already seen some of LG's new devices for the year, like their curved OLED TVs with webOS and the G2 flagship smartphone. In Seoul, LG just showed me five other everyday devices to help make household chores less of a chore.

Sights & Sounds of the Bangkok Motor Show 2014

Sights & Sounds of the Bangkok Motor Show 2014

While covering the recent launch of Pioneer's new in-car receiver, we also took the time to trawl the show grounds of the 2014 Bangkok Motor Show and here are some of the interesting things we saw. Show girls aplenty, of course.

Canon Unveils their First Line-up of Compact Cameras for 2014

Canon Unveils their First Line-up of Compact Cameras for 2014

Canon held a mega launch yesterday, with compact cameras that push the extremes, and challenge standard conventions. Is this a sign of things to come, or just an attempt to stand out from the ubiquitous camera on smartphones? Read on for our first impressions of these products.

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Currently in technical alpha testing, Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard's newest franchise, a free-to-play MOBA (or ARTS if you prefer) in the style of DotA and League of Legends featuring an all-star cast from the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft universes. We take a closer look in this hands-on.

Hands-on with Pioneer's New Flagship In-car Receiver at the Bangkok Motor Show

Hands-on with Pioneer's New Flagship In-car Receiver at the Bangkok Motor Show

Pioneer has just announced its new flagship in-car receiver, the AVH-X8650BT, at the 2014 Bangkok Motor Show. The new in-car receiver features improved hardware and a thoroughly reworked user interface for smoother and easier operation while driving.

Hands-on: HTC One (M8) Smartphone

Hands-on: HTC One (M8) Smartphone

HTC finally took the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone, the One (M8) after much anticipation, leaks and teaser videos. It comes with two rear cameras, a slightly larger display, and a new Sense 6 interface. We take it for a quick spin, so read on to find out about our initial impressions.

Hands-on with Bose's New SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music Systems

Hands-on with Bose's New SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music Systems

Bose announced its move into dedicated Wi-Fi streaming devices earlier this year with the introduction of the SoundTouch 30, SoundTouch 20 and the SoundTouch Portable Wi-Fi music systems. We bring you our initial impressions of their rejuvenated desktop audio offerings after a brief hands-on session.

Seven Hidden Tricks You Didn't Know About Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Seven Hidden Tricks You Didn't Know About Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Xiaomi's MIUI OS is famous for its high level of customization and features. We've gone through an extensive discussion on its major features, but what about its hidden, lesser known features? Here's a list of seven tips you didn't know about MIUI V5.

First Looks: mPowerpad 2 Ultra Solar Charger Charges Your Phones with the Sun

First Looks: mPowerpad 2 Ultra Solar Charger Charges Your Phones with the Sun

Power, power, power. If you own a modern smartphone, chances are you’ve experienced the heart-chilling moment when your battery drops to zero and your connection to the world goes to gentle sleep. That’s where something like the mPowerpad 2 Ultra solar charger comes in.

ASUS and MSI Top-End AMD Radeon R9 290X Graphics Cards Compared

ASUS and MSI Top-End AMD Radeon R9 290X Graphics Cards Compared

Based on the new AMD R9 290X "Hawaii" GPU, we lined up two graphics cards from ASUS and MSI respectively. As the top of the line models, they sport custom cooling solutions and other distinguishing features to make them stand out from the crowd. Dive in and find out how they compete against each other!

The Complete Guide to Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

The Complete Guide to Xiaomi's MIUI V5 OS

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the most popular Android ROMs in the world with over 35 million users. With Xiaomi's recent expansion beyond the Chinese market, it's prime time that we take a closer look at some of its distinguishing features built right into its user interface.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Custom Card Shootout

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Custom Card Shootout

We rounded up three custom GeForce GTX 750 Ti cards from NVIDIA's partners to see how they stack up against each other. For those who weren't too convinced out of the reference card's performance, we're certain the partner cards from ASUS, Gigabyte and Palit would present a greater appeal at an enticing price point.

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014: Editor's Choice - Part 1

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014: Editor's Choice - Part 1

The first part of our HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014 Editor's Choice article celebrates the best consumer electronics devices and gadgets, from cameras to smartphones, to headphones and TVs. Check out which devices released last year got the nod from our expert panel.

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Digital compacts have never been better as the camera industry braces for change

Now's a pretty interesting period for digital compact cameras. As sales of point-and-shoots continue to slip, I was sure the compact was going the way of the dodo. Surprisingly, we're actually seeing more variety and better quality as camera manufacturers have chosen to focus their efforts on putting out enthusiast-level cameras.

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