Hands-on: Sony Vaio Tap 11, World's Thinnest Windows Tablet

Hands-on: Sony Vaio Tap 11, World's Thinnest Windows Tablet

Sony has just unveiled a 11-inch tablet with Ultrabook-like components, similar to Microsoft's own Surface Pro tablet, but a lot sleeker. The Vaio Tap 11 has a dual-core Intel Core processor, as well as a digitizer (N-trig technology) that lets you draw or write on the tablet. Check out our brief experience with it.

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z1, the New Flagship with a 20MP Camera

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z1, the New Flagship with a 20MP Camera

Sony just announced the Xperia Z1, their latest flagship smartphone with a 20.7MP camera. The camera comes with a 'G Lens' and a large 1/2.3" sensor size which compares to those found in compact cameras. Discover how it compares against the Z and Ultra in our hands-on exclusive.

Seen at the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention 2013

Seen at the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention 2013

The Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention is back! Running this weekend from 31st August to 1st September at Marina Bay Sands, STGCC 2013 brings a line-up of exhibitors to toys to comic book artists to cosplayers to our shores. Check out sights and sounds from the event on day one!

Loewe's New Sound and Vision

Loewe's New Sound and Vision

Atlas Sound and Vision introduces two new Loewe televisions, which includes the new flagship full-array LED screen as well as two new speakers, one of which is the trendy, NFC enabled Loewe Speaker 2 Go. More details after the jump!

Hands-on: Hearthstone

Hands-on: Hearthstone

Hearthstone, Blizzard's latest game and its first free-to-play online game, is a vast departure from its usual fare, but can it find the same success as Starcraft II, World of Warcraft and Diablo III? We were invited by Blizzard to try the game out with a quick hands-on. Here's what we thought.

SkyDrive Gets Deeper OS Integration in Windows 8.1

SkyDrive Gets Deeper OS Integration in Windows 8.1

Compared to Windows 8, SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 is even more deeply integrated into the OS. We find out how much of it has changed, and show you some of the creative ways Microsoft has employed to make all your SkyDrive files available to you, but without using all your local storage.

Bold New Audio from Bose - QuietComfort 20 and SoundLink Mini Launched

Bold New Audio from Bose - QuietComfort 20 and SoundLink Mini Launched

Bose has launched the new QuietComfort 20 active noise canceling earphones and the small, portable SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker. We had a chance to check the products out at the launch event and bring you our first impressions.

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

Besides a redesign to make it easier for users to find new apps, the Windows Store in Windows 8.1 also comes with a few important new features, such as automatic app updates in the background, the introduction of gift cards, and the removal of app-roaming limit. Find out more after the jump.

Sony's 4K Vision (And Some New 4K LED TVs Too)

Sony's 4K Vision (And Some New 4K LED TVs Too)

Sony launches a pair of 4K LED TVs that are more reasonably-sized for the modern home, as well as a Q+A on Sony's strategy and goals in 4K.

First Looks: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

First Looks: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic has just announced their latest and greatest mirrorless system camera; the Lumix GX7. And surprise, surprise, we've already had our hands on it for the last two days. Here's our first impressions of the GX7, almost live from Australia. How does it look, feel and perform? Click to find out.

Haswell: 4th Gen Intel HD Graphics - All's Well for the new IGP?

Haswell: 4th Gen Intel HD Graphics - All's Well for the new IGP?

Intel has been boasting about their overhauled graphics core built-in to their new Haswell processors. But really, how good is it? We find out using their latest Intel Core i7-4770K flagship processor and test the Intel HD Graphics 4600 engine.

Top 5-inch Smartphones Compared - Which Should You Buy?

Top 5-inch Smartphones Compared - Which Should You Buy?

With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, you now have six premium 5-inch smartphones in the market. If you're having a tough time deciding among them, we've put together a summary comparison to fast track your decision!

Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

Shootout: 4G LTE Smartphones Below S$600

Although phone makers today are championing devices with larger displays, there's still a fairly large consumer base who may not share a liking for them - be it because of the handling difficulty or their cost. As such, we rounded the latest compact smartphones with 4G LTE support from HTC, LG, Nokia, Samsung and Sony and put them through their paces. Find out who emerged as victor!

Tough Luck - Why Panasonic Isn't Scared of Waterproof Tablets

Tough Luck - Why Panasonic Isn't Scared of Waterproof Tablets

Water resistant or waterproof? Resistance suggests some kind of marginal impedance. Waterproof? Now that's a word with confidence. So why isn't Panasonic's Toughbook division worried about the rapid emergence of waterproof consumer devices like the Sony Xperia Tablet Z and Fujitsu Stylistic QH582? We find out.

The Genesis of Monster's New Range of Headphones for 2013

The Genesis of Monster's New Range of Headphones for 2013

Monster has unveiled their new range of headphones for 2013. While many are simple upgrades like color options, there are two new notable entries in the shape of the Genesis and the MVP Carbon. We share more details of these upcoming devices.

First Looks: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor

First Looks: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor

Qualcomm recently held a workshop in Beijing where it showcased the features and capabilities of its new Snapdragon 800 quad-core processors. We were among the select representatives from Asia to have a chance to go hands-on with the prototypes at the event.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Custom Card Shootout

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Custom Card Shootout

We weren't too impressed by the reference NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, but can NVIDIA's add-in partners do any better with their custom cooler models? It's time to find out as we test overclocked versions from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and Palit.

A Closer Look at Internet Explorer 11

A Closer Look at Internet Explorer 11

With Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft wants to provide the best Web experience across different Windows devices and screen sizes. Superior touch performance, battery efficiency, and fast page load times are some of its key features. Let's take a closer look.

First Looks: Windows 8.1 Preview

First Looks: Windows 8.1 Preview

Smart search, rich multi-tasking, powerful and harmonious Start screen, perfect for small size tablets, and SkyDrive-powered throughout - these are some examples of how Microsoft describes Windows 8.1. We check out the just announced public preview to see what's in store for you and me.

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z Ultra (Updated with Videos!)

Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z Ultra (Updated with Videos!)

Sony Mobile officially joins the "phablet" party with its 6.44-inch Xperia Z Ultra. Join us as we take a closer look at Sony's first phone-tablet hybrid offering.

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