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Hands-on with Gigabyte’s New 8-Series Motherboards

Hands-on with Gigabyte’s New 8-Series Motherboards

Intel has just launched its new 8-series chipset along with its new 4th generation Core processors. We had a closer look at some of Gigabyte’s latest high-end 8-series motherboards at Computex 2013.

Seagate Shows Off New 5mm Thick Laptop Ultrathin HDD at Computex 2013

Seagate Shows Off New 5mm Thick Laptop Ultrathin HDD at Computex 2013

Seagate has just announced at Computex 2013 that it is shipping its new 5mm thick Laptop Ultrathin HDD. We got up close with this new slim drive and found out more about Seagate's plans for it and how it works.

Hands-on: ASUS Transformer Book Trio

Hands-on: ASUS Transformer Book Trio

We had a quick hands-on session with the ASUS Transformer Book Trio right after the press conference. Read on to uncover our first impressions with this hybrid notebook device.

Hands-on: ASUS's New Android Tablets at Computex 2013 (Updated with Videos)

Hands-on: ASUS's New Android Tablets at Computex 2013 (Updated with Videos)

ASUS announced four new Android tablets at Computex 2013. Join us as we take a closer look at the four tablets.

Beats Pill Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speakers - Not a Bitter Pill to Swallow

Beats Pill Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speakers - Not a Bitter Pill to Swallow

After experiencing success with their line of circumaural, street-inspired headphones, Beats is entering the speaker market with the Beats Pill. Armed with Bluetooth wireless and NFC pairing technology, as well as Apt-X audio coding, the Pill seems to have all the right features.

Pre-Computex 2013 News Roundup

Pre-Computex 2013 News Roundup

The biggest technology exhibition and trade show is about to commence and we rounded up related news that we've garnered to-date. Check out what you can expect from next week's Computex 2013 show.

Lenovo Introduces New Touch PCs for Work and Play

Lenovo Introduces New Touch PCs for Work and Play

Lenovo has just announced the availability of some new touch devices in Singapore. Some of these touch devices are already available, while others like the 27-inch IdeaCentre Horizon AIO, 11.6-inch IdeaPad Yoga 11S, and ThinkPad Helix will be available at the upcoming PC Show 2013.

Singapore's Dream Defenders CG Series Premieres on Hulu, Interview with Founder David Kwok

Singapore's Dream Defenders CG Series Premieres on Hulu, Interview with Founder David Kwok

Dream Defenders, a 3D animated series made by Singaporean studio Tiny Island, is going to premiere on Hulu and Hulu Plus this summer. We chat with David Kwok, managing director of Tiny Island Productions, on how the series came to be and the challenges of making a successful animated series.

LG Optimus G Pro Available in Singapore in Early July

LG Optimus G Pro Available in Singapore in Early July

LG's latest flagship smartphone, the 5.5-inch, Full HD, Optimus G Pro, was officially launched in Macau for the Asia-Pacific market today. Originally introduced in Korea in February, the Optimus G Pro will now be rolling out to the rest of Asia, with Singapore availability scheduled for early July.

What's Next After Spotify: Movies, TV Shows & Music Video Apps Most Wanted by Us

What's Next After Spotify: Movies, TV Shows & Music Video Apps Most Wanted by Us

Music app Spotify, arrived in Singapore and Malaysia on April 2013, after Europe (2008) and US (mid-2011). There are however many other entertainment apps out there that have yet to reach us because of licensing or regulations. HardwareZone shows you a few we hope may someday make the cut for this part of the world.

AMD Kabini APU Preview - Combating a Changing Computing Landscape

AMD Kabini APU Preview - Combating a Changing Computing Landscape

Superseding the Brazos platform, AMD's new Kabini APUs are touted as the industry's first quad-core SoCs and are AMD's answer to a fast changing computing landscape. We check out the A4-5000 mobile APU to see how it performs.

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

Microsoft has just lifted the wraps off its brand new console - the Xbox One. Find out more about the new console, its new Kinect sensor, controller, games and our thoughts of it in our special coverage article.

Logitech G-series Gaming Peripherals - Let the Games Begin!

Logitech G-series Gaming Peripherals - Let the Games Begin!

With four new mice, two new keyboards and two new headsets, Logitech has beefed up their gaming peripherals offering under the banner of the refreshed G-series. We show you what you can you expect in stores soon.

ASUS Intel 8-Series Motherboard Technical Seminar - Going for Gold

ASUS Intel 8-Series Motherboard Technical Seminar - Going for Gold

ASUS has just announced their new range of Intel 8-series motherboards with support for Intel's upcoming 4th-generation Core CPUs. Introducing a new look for some of its Intel Z87 boards, ASUS has also complemented them with a slew of new and exciting features. We showcase some of what we're allowed to report from the seminar.

Hands-on with the New Google Maps

Hands-on with the New Google Maps

Google revealed a complete redesign of Google Maps at its Google I/O conference, which includes removing many user interface elements in favor of a full screen map, as well as cleaner, quicker-loading vector maps and full integration with Google Earth and Google Streetview. We take a closer look at the new Google Maps.

A Closer Look at BlackBerry Messenger Channels (Beta)

A Closer Look at BlackBerry Messenger Channels (Beta)

BlackBerry announced the beta launch of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Channels yesterday. Here's a quick look at how BBM Channels work.

Google+ Gets Major Revamp with 41 New Features

Google+ Gets Major Revamp with 41 New Features

Google has announced a complete revamp to its social network, Google+, including 41 new features, including a revamped Photo tool, which includes some very smart features, a new Hangouts app, and many visual and technical improvements to the Google+ stream.

Hands-on with the Nokia Lumia 925

Hands-on with the Nokia Lumia 925

Here's our quick hands-on with Nokia's latest flagship smartphone, the Lumia 925, that's slated to be available sometime after June this year.

BlackBerry Live 2013: BBM, BB10.1 and BB Q5

BlackBerry Live 2013: BBM, BB10.1 and BB Q5

BlackBerry helds its Live conference at Orlando, Florida earlier today. Here's an overview of the announcements at BlackBerry Live 2013.

A Day of Shooting with Panasonic GF6 and G6 in Bali

A Day of Shooting with Panasonic GF6 and G6 in Bali

We didn't get a chance at handling the new Panasonic camera models when the news broke so how could we pass up an offer to spend a day shooting with them? So it's off to Bali this time around for Panasonic's regional digital camera launch and here are the highlights of the trip.

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