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Specs Compared: Xiaomi Mi 3 vs LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE+

Specs Compared: Xiaomi Mi 3 vs LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE+

With Xiaomi coming to Singapore soon, we take a look at how its latest Xiaomi Mi 3 flagship smartphone fare against the two other Android flagships, the LG Nexus 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE+.

15 in 15 - The Most Important Gadgets of the Last 15 Years

15 in 15 - The Most Important Gadgets of the Last 15 Years

As HardwareZone celebrates its 15th year in operation, we take a look back at the last 15 years and discover the 15 most important, world-changing, game-busting gadgets to have been released by the hand of man. Love them or hate them, discover which ones made the cut right here.

Summary: Telcos' Excess Local Data Charges and Monitoring Tools

Summary: Telcos' Excess Local Data Charges and Monitoring Tools

With 2013 coming to an end, all three telcos in Singapore have revised excess data charges for their customers who exceed their subscribed data bundle. Here's a quick look at the costs across the board and some data monitoring tools for your consideration.

Top 10 Most-Loved Features of 2013

Top 10 Most-Loved Features of 2013

It's the end of the year - which features did our readers love the most in 2013? Click in to find out.

Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Playstation 4

Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Playstation 4

The next generation of console gaming is here! Sony's Playstation 4 has been launched and is in stock at many Sony stores islandwide, but will you be buying one? Here's everything you need to know about Sony's latest console, all in one place.

Custom GeForce GTX 780 Ti Cards Compared - ASUS & Gigabyte

Custom GeForce GTX 780 Ti Cards Compared - ASUS & Gigabyte

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti card was unveiled early November this year. Now, the add-in card partners have announced their offerings, based on the fully unlocked GK110 graphics core of the GTX 780 Ti. We rounded up two early adopters from ASUS and Gigabyte respectively for comparison. Find out which S$1,000 card came out ahead!

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with LG's G Flex Smartphone

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with LG's G Flex Smartphone

Over 40 people attended our special PlayTest event last Saturday to have an exclusive hands-on session with the LG G Flex smartphone - the world's first flexible, curved smartphone. Find out what took place at the event as the editors outlined phone design progression and the key technologies that make such a phone possible.

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Central Zone

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Central Zone

Join us as we scour across Singapore to test the nation's LTE network performance. In this last segment of our year-end review, find out how the central sector of our little island fared as we conducted tests in 5 malls.

Fujitsu Launches New Touch Enabled Enterprise Notebooks and Tablets for 2014

Fujitsu Launches New Touch Enabled Enterprise Notebooks and Tablets for 2014

Fujitsu recently revealed their new range of touch-enabled business-class products that combine enterprise features like security, with user-friendly design. Hop in and find what they've in store for 2014.

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Western Zone

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Western Zone

In today's segment of our ongoing year-end nationwide LTE network performance testing, join us we share our findings from the western sector of Singapore such as Boon Lay, Chua Chu Kang and Jurong.

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Eastern Zone

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Eastern Zone

Join us as we scour across Singapore to test the nation's LTE network performance. In this segment of our year-end review, find out how the eastern sector of our little island fared.

Sony Playstation 4 Officially Launches in Singapore

Sony Playstation 4 Officially Launches in Singapore

Sony's Playstation 4 console officially launched in Singapore today with Mr. Aaron Tan being the first person in line to pick up his pre-order set after queuing since 5AM this morning.

The Great Gaming Notebook Shootout of 2013

The Great Gaming Notebook Shootout of 2013

Thanks to advances in CPU and GPU technology, gaming notebooks have never been more powerful. We pit the best of the best from Aftershock, ASUS, Dell, MSI, Razer and Toshiba against each other in a battle to the death to find out which is best.

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Southern Zone

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Southern Zone

Having tested the 4G LTE coverage of six shopping malls in Orchard, we decided to expand our year-end review to include coverage tests in other parts of Singapore. Hop in to to find out how the southern sector of our little island fared.

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Northern Zone

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Northern Zone

Having tested the 4G LTE coverage of six shopping malls in Orchard, we decided to expand our year-end review to include coverage tests in other parts of Singapore. Hop in to to find out how the northern zone of our little island fared.

Top 10 Apps for Your First iPad (Updated)

Top 10 Apps for Your First iPad (Updated)

Got your first iPad and wondering which apps you should try out first? Here are the top 10 apps to get you started reading, drawing, writing, browsing, watching, sharing and having fun on your iPad today.

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Orchard Road Edition

Year-End Review of Singapore 4G LTE Networks - Orchard Road Edition

It's been 8 months since we last sprung a surprise network test on the three telcos. And now, armed with three Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphones and a 4G SIM card from each telco, we went to six shopping malls in Orchard to review the 4G coverage, and see if anything's changed.

MSI Beat It 2013 Grand Finals - Battle of the Titans

MSI Beat It 2013 Grand Finals - Battle of the Titans

Held at Shijingshan Stadium, Beijing, from the 22nd to 24th November, the MSI Beat It 2013 tournament saw 17 top CS:GO teams from different parts of the world gather to compete against one another in a bid to win the grand prize of US$10,000 and five MSI GE70 gaming laptops loaded with WD SSHDs. We give you a rundown of what took place.

Panasonic Lumix GM1 Launched in Singapore, Local Prices Announced

Panasonic Lumix GM1 Launched in Singapore, Local Prices Announced

Panasonic has just wrapped the regional launch of their latest camera, the Lumix GM1. This mirrorless system camera marries beauty and brains; it's impossibly small, stylishly good-looking, and carries inside the high-performance 16MP sensor of the GX7. Check out our hands-on with the camera inside.

5 Things That Happened at Sitex 2013

5 Things That Happened at Sitex 2013

Sitex, it's not just about cameras, tablets, headphones and notebooks. Live vicariously through us as we bring you five things that happened at Sitex (minus the salespeople).

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