First looks: Cast, Singtel’s new on-demand video streaming app

First looks: Cast, Singtel’s new on-demand video streaming app

We’ve had the chance to look at the new Cast app by Singtel, where it lets Singtel subscribers watch popular show while on the go. Come in to find out how it works, and what it offers!

Leica arrives at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Leica arrives at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Leica has just opened their first concept store at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, and it boasts several unique features, which we’ll take you through in pictures.

HWZ Deal Alert: 29th July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 29th July 2016

TGIF! Here are a handful of new deals to help you wrap up the week (and month). Trust us, shopping is one of the best ways to de-stress.

Gear this week: A better router idea, Xiaomi’s first notebooks, and more

Gear this week: A better router idea, Xiaomi’s first notebooks, and more

A better router that covers the entire house, a way to show your love for Marvel while traveling, and Xiaomi’s first notebook. Plus, all the big news you missed this week.

Photos: An up-down glance at the HTC 10

Photos: An up-down glance at the HTC 10

In anticipation of the upcoming HTC 10 sale starting on Lazada tomorrow, we took out our review unit for a quick gander. Here’s our walkthrough on the phone’s design.

In pictures: 3M next-gen tech includes lighting by reflection and odor absorbing films

In pictures: 3M next-gen tech includes lighting by reflection and odor absorbing films

3M is celebrating its 50th year in Singapore and showed us around some if their newest products, including a way to cool electronics in liquid, a film that breaks strong odors down into water and CO2.

HWZ Deal Alert: 25th July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 25th July 2016

Monday doesn't have to be all doom and gloom. Kick off the work week with a fresh round of deals!

Why you should consider a diesel as your next car

Why you should consider a diesel as your next car

Diesel cars have an almost unshakable reputation for being noisy, slow, and dirty, but I’m here to tell you that those days are history. Here’s why you should consider a diesel for your next car.

Photos: A close look at the Xiaomi Mi 5, a truly affordable flagship smartphone

Photos: A close look at the Xiaomi Mi 5, a truly affordable flagship smartphone

Xiaomi has stressed much that their latest Mi 5 smartphone took two years to design, packed with flagship features but at a palatable price that everyone can agree. Here's a closer look at this well-crafted device.

HWZ Deal Alert: 22 July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 22 July 2016

TGIF! Celebrate the start of the weekend with some retail therapy, with a great deal on a speaker, a bundle of games and more.

Gear this week: BMW-inspired shoes, a small camera with huge quality, and more

Gear this week: BMW-inspired shoes, a small camera with huge quality, and more

In gear this week; Puma releases a gleaming futuristic shoe inspired by BMW, a fan that looks retro but packs modern power, and a camera that packs a big wallop.

An exclusive visit inside Dyson Singapore’s R&D labs

An exclusive visit inside Dyson Singapore’s R&D labs

Dyson did the impossible: It turned boring appliances like vacuum cleaners and fans into cool objects of desire. We get a look inside its Singapore test labs and see how the magic is done.

HWZ Deal Alert: 20th July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 20th July 2016

Still trudging through the work week? Make mid-week Wednesday pass just that bit faster with some great deals.

Enter the new breed of business notebooks: Prime for work with killer looks

Enter the new breed of business notebooks: Prime for work with killer looks

As more and more millennials enter the workforce, the expectation of what a business device should be is changing. This generation of workers wants their devices to look good and be fit for entertainment as well, which is why companies are taking design cues from their consumer products.

Gear this week: Butter sprays, personal submarines and more!

Gear this week: Butter sprays, personal submarines and more!

In gear this week; an iPhone case that looks like it was designed by elves, a personal submarine for the well-heeled among you, and a butter spray that oozes delicious, delicious butter. Plus, all the big news you missed this week!

3DMark Time Spy: Putting DirectX 12 performance to the test

3DMark Time Spy: Putting DirectX 12 performance to the test

3DMark has launched Time Spy, a brand new DirectX 12 benchmark intended to assess the performance of the latest graphics cards on Windows 10. Here's how a handful of cards from the red and green camps measure up against each other.

Finally, LG's UltraWide and UHD monitors are now in Singapore

Finally, LG's UltraWide and UHD monitors are now in Singapore

After years of absence, LG's IT division has announced that it's once again bringing its well-regarded monitors to Singapore. Be it ultra-wide, 4K, or 1080p, there's something for everyone. Let's take a look.

HWZ Deal Alert: 15th July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 15th July 2016

It’s one more day to Friday! Celebrate early by catching these deals online.

How to get Pokémon GO on iOS or Android without rooting or using dodgy APKs

How to get Pokémon GO on iOS or Android without rooting or using dodgy APKs

Dying to play Pokémon GO ahead of its Asia release date but don't want to root your phone or risk downloading the malware APK that's been floating around? Avoid it by downloading the official app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store from any country. Here's how.

Everything you need to know about Wireless 802.11ac networking

Everything you need to know about Wireless 802.11ac networking

Networking is a confusing and often misunderstood topic. It does not help that manufacturers are often vague in their descriptions and marketing material. Here is a guide to help you understand the latest standard in wireless technology.

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