First looks at the Sennheiser Urbanite series headphones

First looks at the Sennheiser Urbanite series headphones

Sennheiser has just launched a range of headphones targeted specifically at millennials, and we were on hand to get a quick first look and trial out the new Urbanite range. Hit the jump for more details.

Which should you buy: Apple iPhone 6 Plus or Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

Which should you buy: Apple iPhone 6 Plus or Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

If you can't beat them, join them. And now that Apple has done just that, the world's two biggest smartphone manufacturers each has a premium flagship phablet vying for your attention: Apple's iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung's Galaxy Note 4. But which is the right one for you?

Camera Showdown: The Apple iPhone 6 vs. the Sony Xperia Z3

Camera Showdown: The Apple iPhone 6 vs. the Sony Xperia Z3

The iPhone is the camera of choice for many casual shooters, while the newer Sony Xperia Z series of phones sport impressive 20.7-megapixel cameras. With the new iPhone 6 and Sony Xperia Z3, it's now time to take a look at these two favorites in a camera performance showdown. Find out how they fared!

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact: Good performance in two different packages

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact: Good performance in two different packages

Following the retail of Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 and Apple's iPhone 6 devices, Sony's six-month refresh cycle sees the availability of the Xperia Z3 and its smaller counterpart, the Z3 Compact. Competition in the market is fiercer than ever, but how do the new Sony smartphones fare? We have the details for you!

Hands-on with the ASUS Zenbook NX500, a super-slim 4K 15-inch Ultrabook

Hands-on with the ASUS Zenbook NX500, a super-slim 4K 15-inch Ultrabook

First seen at Computex 2014, join us as we get up close and personal with ASUS' super-slim 4K 15-inch Ultrabook, the Zenbook NX500.

A day of shooting with the HTC RE camera

A day of shooting with the HTC RE camera

HTC's RE camera is a big departure from the company's usual offerings. The tiny handheld 'lifestyle' camera is armed with a 16MP f/2.2 lens and a single shutter button for photos and videos. That's it, no viewfinder, no flash module, no options menu. It's the epitome of point and shoot. We took it out for a day in New York.

Six cases to keep your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in pristine condition

Six cases to keep your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in pristine condition

Compared to the iPhone 5S, the iPhone 6 phones' larger and thinner proportions makes it tougher for some to keep a grip on their new toy. And did we mention Bendgate? But fret not, as there's never a lack of cases for the iPhone. Here are the top picks!

First looks at Lenco's multi-room wireless audio system

First looks at Lenco's multi-room wireless audio system

Lenco has joined the wireless home entertainment speaker fray, introducing two wireless speaker sets and a wireless receiver, all capable of supporting high-resolution audio rated up to 24-bit/192kHz. We test drove them at a demo session, so check out our first impressions of them.

Hands-on: HTC Desire Eye

Hands-on: HTC Desire Eye

HTC is the latest manufacturer to jump on the selfie bandwagon with the launch of the HTC Desire Eye, a smartphone with two 13MP cameras, one on the front and one on the back. We take a closer look.

Showcase: Gaming notebooks with GeForce GTX 900M graphics ready to roll out

Showcase: Gaming notebooks with GeForce GTX 900M graphics ready to roll out

If you've been on the lookout to purchase a new gaming notebook, now would be the perfect time. When NVIDIA launched their new mobile GPUs yesterday, it wasn't just a paper launch. These new gaming notebooks from ASUS, MSI, Clevo and Gigabyte are ready to roll and we've a photo spread of them.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M: Mobile GPUs that unleash desktop class performance

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M: Mobile GPUs that unleash desktop class performance

NVIDIA achieves desktop-class gaming performance with the new GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M mobile GPUs. We give you the lowdown behind the technologies such as Battery Boost to make this possible along with the second generation Maxwell GPU architecture. To prove that it's not fluff, we've got performance figures from a prototype notebook.

Hands-on with Pioneer’s Apple CarPlay compatible in-car multimedia receiver

Hands-on with Pioneer’s Apple CarPlay compatible in-car multimedia receiver

Pioneer is the first aftermarket in-car entertainment manufacturer to offer Apple CarPlay compatibility and we had the chance to get unclose and personal with their flagship receiver to try out CarPlay for ourselves.

NVIDIA Gamer's Day held in collaboration with five add-in card partners

NVIDIA Gamer's Day held in collaboration with five add-in card partners

NVIDIA Gamer's Day event was held in our very own backyard - Singapore! With the support of five add-in card partners from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, Palit and Zotac, this was the perfect opportunity for them to showcase their GTX 900 offerings to hardware and gaming enthusiasts from the HardwareZone community. Read on to uncover the event's happenings.

Sony's new speakers demoed: SS-NA5ES bookshelves, SRS-X7 and SRS-X5

Sony's new speakers demoed: SS-NA5ES bookshelves, SRS-X7 and SRS-X5

Sony's latest launch showcased speakers like the premium SS-NA5ES bookshelves, and the portable Bluetooth wireless speakers, the SRS-X7 and the SRS-X5. We had a quick listen, and here's what we think.

Hands-on with Sony's new headphones: MDR-Z7, MDR-1ADAC, and MDR-XB950BT

Hands-on with Sony's new headphones: MDR-Z7, MDR-1ADAC, and MDR-XB950BT

Sony has just introduced their line-up of new headphones for the final quarter of the year, and we took a closer look at three of the more interesting headphones announced.

Hands-on with ASUS' new small form factor PCs and monitors

Hands-on with ASUS' new small form factor PCs and monitors

ASUS has just unveiled a range of digital lifestyle products including its new VivoPC, Chromebox, ROG GR8 small form factor gaming PC, monitors and more. Here's a first-hand look at them.

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Bigger and better than ever

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Bigger and better than ever

It's been a long wait, but Apple has finally jumped on the big display bandwagon with not one but two 8th generation iPhones. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are bigger than ever, but are they any good, and how do they hold up to everyday use? Jump in and find out in our review!

Bluesound's new multi-room wireless audio streamers demoed

Bluesound's new multi-room wireless audio streamers demoed

Newcomer Bluesound has just launched its first line of audio products – a range of audiophile quality wireless streaming music systems. We were present for a test drive at their launch, so check out our first impressions and price points after the jump.

Up-close with the iPhone 6 & 6 Plus (Photos)

Up-close with the iPhone 6 & 6 Plus (Photos)

With our iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews on the way, we decided to do some glamour photos for the two phones, with a special guest appearance from the original iPhone granddaddy.

Samsung HU9000 vs. HU8500 - High-end curved and flatscreen UHD TVs face off!

Samsung HU9000 vs. HU8500 - High-end curved and flatscreen UHD TVs face off!

The Samsung HU9000 is the company's flagship 4K LED LCD TV for 2014. Expectedly, it costs quite a bit; and part of it is because it's also a curved TV. We also take a look at the HU8500, a flatscreen 4K TV that sits a rung below the HU9000, and investigate if it's a good alternative for those who couldn't less about the curved screen.

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