9 things to do with Apple Music this weekend

9 things to do with Apple Music this weekend

TGIF! It’s the weekend, so what better way to spend it than to listen to some free tunes, courtesy of Apple Music. Apple’s music streaming service launched earlier this week, with a generous 3-month free trial. Here are nine things you can do with it this weekend.

Shootout: From 0 to 100, the fastest charging phones available

Shootout: From 0 to 100, the fastest charging phones available

With smartphone resolutions getting higher and higher, battery life has struggled to keep up. As a result, reducing re-charge times has become the next best thing. But which fast charging technology is the best? And what phone can you find it on? We find out.

Hands-on with the new Canon PowerShot G3 X and limited edition SG50 PowerShot G7 X

Hands-on with the new Canon PowerShot G3 X and limited edition SG50 PowerShot G7 X

We scored some time with a pre-production Canon PowerShot G3 X and the limited edition SG50 PowerShot G7 X.

Shootout: The best smartphones under S$350

Shootout: The best smartphones under S$350

If you don’t feel like paying close to S$1,000 just to have the latest and greatest flagship smartphone, there's excellent value to be found in mid-range mainstream smartphones, many of which now boast flagship features like Full HD displays and 64-bit octa-core processors. We take a look at six devices under S$350 to find out which offers the most bang for your buck.

Hands-on with the US$5950 MWE Lab Emperor 1510 Workstation

Hands-on with the US$5950 MWE Lab Emperor 1510 Workstation

You probably seen photos of it and lusted after it, so is the MWE Lab Emperor 1510 workstation as outrageous as it looks? And is it worth the sticker price? We spent some time with it to find out.

Hands-on with Epson's EH-LS10000, the world’s first dual laser 3LCD-R HT projector

Hands-on with Epson's EH-LS10000, the world’s first dual laser 3LCD-R HT projector

Epson's flagship home theater projector finally makes it to Singapore and it packs a whole lot of new technology. How does it compare with similar classed competitors? We had a firsthand encounter to share our experience, which goes beyond just great image quality.

App Attack: Reality has never been more interesting

App Attack: Reality has never been more interesting

Augmented reality doesn't have to be the prerogative of expensive, clunky headsets. With these mobile apps, you can discover new ways to interact with your everyday reality!

News roundup from Computex 2015

News roundup from Computex 2015

If there's one event of the year that raises awareness of the PC components and computing industry, that's got to be Computex. While there's more networking and mobile communications related verticals taking the limelight in recent years, computing, gaming and overclocking remain the core focus. If you missed out on some of our coverage, check out our combined spread here!

Computex 2015: The show girls edition

Computex 2015: The show girls edition

Computex wrapped up last weekend, but with so many other events, we saved the best for the last as we round up our coverage with the show girls of Computex 2015. This time, we've got a video too!

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

AMD's 6th generation APU is officially launched today and it sets a rather high bar for itself to drastically improve the capabilities of everyday notebooks. We detail all you need to know about Carrizo in this feature article and the feats of engineering at AMD.

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

With NVIDIA's recent launch of their GeForce GTX 980 Ti and new developments in the gaming and VR scene, they decided it's time to meet our local hardware enthusiasts and share the good work they've been putting out as of late. Yesterday, NVIDIA execs from Taiwan flew down for a special invite-only event to do just that, so here's what went down.

Hands-on with the Leica Q: Leica's first fixed-lens, full-frame digital compact

Hands-on with the Leica Q: Leica's first fixed-lens, full-frame digital compact

Whichever camp you’re in, there’s a new Leica in town for you to either lust after or rail against. The Leica Q is a new kind of Leica, a relatively compact, fixed-lens full-frame digital camera with an electronic viewfinder.

Everything you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2015

Everything you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2015

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 just started yesterday morning in San Francisco with a number of notable updates to its OS and app ecosystem. We've also caught hold of some nuggets of information that wasn't part of the opening keynotes and you'll find all that and more in this roundup.

(Updated) Quickly compared: which smartphone photo backup app should you use?

(Updated) Quickly compared: which smartphone photo backup app should you use?

Catch the big news last week? Google announced a new photo backup service called Google Photos. The unique selling proposition is insane: free and unlimited backups of your mobile photos. How does Google Photos stack up against popular photo backup services for mobile, and is it the one for you? Here’s a quick comparison to help you decide.

First impressions of the RHA T20, a high fidelity DualCoil in-ear earphones

First impressions of the RHA T20, a high fidelity DualCoil in-ear earphones

Britain-based audio company RHA has just launched their new flagship T20 in-ear earphones, and we were on hand to bring you a quick first look at the set.

HP PPS Innovation Day: HP showcases blended reality Sprout PC & notebook and printer innovations

HP PPS Innovation Day: HP showcases blended reality Sprout PC & notebook and printer innovations

At its Printing and Personal Systems Innovation Day, HP showcased its efforts to advance design and innovation across the print and PC markets. On display was the dual-screen, gesture-based computer, the HP Sprout, and a range of other consumer and enterprise devices that are ready for Windows 10.

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

We are updating our SSD migration guide, so whether you are using Windows or Mac, here's how you can clone your existing hard drive onto a spanking new SSD, thereby relieving you of the tedious process of re-installing your OS and apps.

PC Show 2015 highlights

PC Show 2015 highlights

Happening from 4th to 7th June, PC Show 2015 is the place to be at this time of the year if you're looking for the best IT and consumer electronics deals. Before you head down to the Singapore Expo, why not check out our article first for some of the best deals?

PC Show 2015 preview: More mid-year tech bargains

PC Show 2015 preview: More mid-year tech bargains

Looking to buy a new tech gadget? At this time of the year, your best bet will be at PC Show 2015, which will run from June 4 to 7 at the Singapore Expo. Stay tuned to this spot as we update our list of bargains as they become known.

Interesting sights from BroadcastAsia and CommunicAsia 2015

Interesting sights from BroadcastAsia and CommunicAsia 2015

BroadcastAsia and CommunicAsia were back in swing early this month, and we were on ground to bring you some key highlights from the annual communications and broadcast trade show event.

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