First looks: Creative iRoar Go - their smartest portable speaker yet

First looks: Creative iRoar Go - their smartest portable speaker yet

What happens when you take an intelligent speaker and improved its features based on user feedback? You get the Creative iRoar Go. Check out what's new here.

First looks: The Samsung Gear S3, a smartwatch that looks like a nice normal watch

First looks: The Samsung Gear S3, a smartwatch that looks like a nice normal watch

The Samsung Gear S3 builds on the tried-and-tested formula of the Gear S2 with new features like built-in GPS and LTE. The watch is available in two variants, a Classic version and a more rugged-looking Frontier model.

In pictures: Acer's monstrous 21-inch curved gaming laptop with dual GeForce GTX 1080s

In pictures: Acer's monstrous 21-inch curved gaming laptop with dual GeForce GTX 1080s

The Acer Predator 21 X turns quite a few heads on paper already. A 21-inch curved G-Sync display? Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080s? A full-sized mechanical keyboard? Check, check, and check. Here's a look at this beast in all its full glory.

First looks: The impressive Sony MDR-1000X wireless noise-cancelling headphones

First looks: The impressive Sony MDR-1000X wireless noise-cancelling headphones

Sony’s series of noise-cancelling headphones gains a new model - the MDR-1000X. Here’s our first impressions from a brief hands-on.

First looks: Sony’s latest Signature series audio products are all made for high-res audio

First looks: Sony’s latest Signature series audio products are all made for high-res audio

Sony has just unveiled a slew of high-end products at IFA 2016; and expectedly, these new Signature series gear are all designed for high-res audio. Here are some of our first impressions of the MDR-Z1R headphones, NW-WM1Z player, and TA-ZH1ES headphone amp.

HWZ Deal Alert: 2nd September 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 2nd September 2016

TGIF! Celebrate the weekend by buying yourself some new gadgets and toys!

What to buy from Qoo10 today: 2nd September 2016

What to buy from Qoo10 today: 2nd September 2016

Prefer Qoo10 deals over Amazon deals? Here are a few we found today.

Gear this week: An air purifier for your car, high-speed Wi-Fi, and more

Gear this week: An air purifier for your car, high-speed Wi-Fi, and more

An air purifier for your car, a Wi-Fi range extender that goes fast, a PC chassis inspired by race cars and more in this week’s gear.

Hands on: The new DJI Osmo Mobile turns your smartphone into a steady cam

Hands on: The new DJI Osmo Mobile turns your smartphone into a steady cam

With this new device, anyone can shoot video that looks as smooth as a professional’s, just using their smartphone.

Hands-on with the Lenovo Yoga Book: Look Ma, no keyboard!

Hands-on with the Lenovo Yoga Book: Look Ma, no keyboard!

The new Lenovo Yoga Book is a fairly bold statement in hardware design. It is the product of three years of hard work and continual iterations, and the result is one of the most novel takes on a tablet PC we've seen.

Lenovo outs mid-range Moto Z Play, announces Hasselblad True Zoom camera module

Lenovo outs mid-range Moto Z Play, announces Hasselblad True Zoom camera module

Lenovo has announced the Moto Z Play and a brand new Moto Mod, the Hasselblad True Zoom camera module. The Hasselblad True Zoom supports up to 10x optical zoom, and lets you shoot in either JPEG or RAW.

Lenovo expands its 2-in-1 notebook family with the Yoga 910 and Miix 510

Lenovo expands its 2-in-1 notebook family with the Yoga 910 and Miix 510

Lenovo has announced the Yoga 910 and Miix 510, two new multi-mode notebooks aimed at a new generation of users who use the same device for both work and play.

Hands-on: Bang & Olufsen's latest portable speaker, the BeoSound 1

Hands-on: Bang & Olufsen's latest portable speaker, the BeoSound 1

Bang & Olufsen just released their latest portable speaker, and we've got an exclusive hands-on with the unit. Early impressions of the BeoSound 1 and pictures inside!

Intel's Kaby Lake arrives, refreshes Skylake processors with 7th Gen Core microarchitecture

Intel's Kaby Lake arrives, refreshes Skylake processors with 7th Gen Core microarchitecture

Every year at Intel IDF, we expect two things to happen – the company's new ambitions, possibilities and innovations on an industry-wide scale, and advances in the CPU microarchitecture to propel the industry and achieve their vision. Today we present you with Kaby Lake, the company's new 7th Generation Core processors.

HWZ Deal Alert: 30th August 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 30th August 2016

Chase away those Tuesday blues with some retail therapy.

The ultimate Samsung Galaxy Note7 round-up

The ultimate Samsung Galaxy Note7 round-up

If you've just bought a Samsung Galaxy Note7 or you're thinking about buying one, this article is for you. We've rounded up our most useful Note7 articles, including our full review and pricing plans, plus tips and tricks to get the most out of the Note7's new features and redesigned S Pen.

Hands-on with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV *updated*

Hands-on with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV *updated*

It’s been a long time coming, but the successor to the EOS 5D Mark III is finally here. We get a quick first looks at the new 5D Mark IV. Two new lenses are also announced: the EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM and EF16-35mm f/2.8L III USM.

The top 5 things to look for when buying an air purifier

The top 5 things to look for when buying an air purifier

It looks like the haze is making a comeback. If you haven't bought one already, here's a guide to the top five things to look for when buying a home air purifier.

Battle of the mainstream cards: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 shootout

Battle of the mainstream cards: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 shootout

It can be confusing wading through a sea of highly similar custom graphics cards. And what matters more, clock speeds or cooling performance? We pit the best custom GeForce GTX 1060 cards from ASUS, Gigabyte, and MSI against each other to see who comes up ahead.

A broad overview of the improvements coming to AMD’s Zen microarchitecture

A broad overview of the improvements coming to AMD’s Zen microarchitecture

AMD's Zen chips aren't slated to reach mass availability till the early part of 2017, but the company is already at the gates with fresh details about its new architecture. Will Zen be the chip to make AMD a real player in the high-end CPU market again?

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