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.

AMD Radeon RX 480 in CrossFire: Are two cards faster than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080?

AMD Radeon RX 480 in CrossFire: Are two cards faster than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080?

Can AMD really beat the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 with two of its value-oriented Radeon RX 480 cards? Or in other words, can you really get more performance for less money?

HWZ Deal Alert: The 13 hours left, video games edition

HWZ Deal Alert: The 13 hours left, video games edition

You only have 13 hours left to snap up these video game deals. ’Nuff said, player.

Computex 2016: The show girls edition

Computex 2016: The show girls edition

Computex wrapped recently, 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 2016. And we didn't forget the video.

Entry-level SSD Showdown: OCZ Trion 150 vs. Samsung SSD 750 Evo vs. Sony SLW-M

Entry-level SSD Showdown: OCZ Trion 150 vs. Samsung SSD 750 Evo vs. Sony SLW-M

SSDs have never been more affordable. And in a bid to enable more mainstream users to jump onto the SSD bandwagon, SSD manufacturers are releasing even more affordable SSDs by the day. Here are three of the latest entry-level SSDs from OCZ, Samsung and Sony.

An in-depth look at the Huawei P9 smartphone's imaging system

An in-depth look at the Huawei P9 smartphone's imaging system

Plenty has been made of Huawei P9's camera - especially since it's co-engineered with Leica. But how does it actually perform? We put one to the test to find out!

Buying a 4K TV: What you need to know about HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0, HEVC & UHD

Buying a 4K TV: What you need to know about HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0, HEVC & UHD

Is buying a 4K TV as simple as ensuring that it has a 4K resolution? Not quite, especially if you want your multi-thousand-dollar investment to last as long as possible. In this article, we decode the TV jargon most consumers face today.

Hands on: HTC Vive VR headset

Hands on: HTC Vive VR headset

At MWC Shanghai 2016, we had the opportunity to try the HTC Vive, the VR headset made for gamers. Is gaming truly as groundbreaking when paired with virtual reality? We put it to a test.

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.

AC1900 Wireless Router Shootout: ASUS vs. D-Link vs. Linksys vs. Netgear

AC1900 Wireless Router Shootout: ASUS vs. D-Link vs. Linksys vs. Netgear

With 802.11ac clients becoming more mainstream, there has never been a better time to invest in a 802.11ac compatible router. We pit four of the finest AC1900 class routers from the biggest names in networking - ASUS, D-Link, Linksys and Netgear - to find out which is best.

Gear this week: 8/7/16 edition

Gear this week: 8/7/16 edition

Gear you’ll love, plus a special Studio Ghibli retrospective being held in Tokyo.

HWZ Deal Alert: 8th July 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 8th July 2016

TGIF! Celebrate the end of the work week by treating yourself to some new gadgets.

Tech companies you'll love to work for: HubSpot

Tech companies you'll love to work for: HubSpot

HubSpot opened its new Singapore office back in April, with plans to hire up to 250 employees over the next three years. Here's why this just may be the perfect workplace for those of you who prize flexibility and individual autonomy above all else.

Tech companies you'll love to work for: Airbnb

Tech companies you'll love to work for: Airbnb

Community, hospitality, and fun are not easy to translate into a thriving workplace mantra, but Airbnb does that brilliantly. Take a peek at their Singapore office and unravel more about the company and its people.

Amazing case mods from Cooler Master's world series competition

Amazing case mods from Cooler Master's world series competition

Demons? A four-legged beast that looks like it came straight out of hell? Imagination came into play in a big way in Cooler Master's Case Mod World Series 2016. Here's a compilation of the winners for you to feast your eyes on.

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