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HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014: Editor's Choice - Part 2

HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014: Editor's Choice - Part 2

In this final installment of our HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2014 Editor's Choice articles, we pay tribute to the best products in the PC ecosystem, from CPUs to motherboards, to notebooks, storage and printers. Also, check out some photo and video highlights of the awards ceremony.

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

Lately, Aftershock rolled out its next-gen X and XG series gaming notebooks. Every machine now comes equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series GPU as well as a few other enhancements. We dive in to see what the refreshed X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 models have to offer.

Beats Puts Its 2014 Gadgets on Show

Beats Puts Its 2014 Gadgets on Show

Beats has a new line-up for 2014, with an update to their Pill speakers, and new wireless versions of their headphones. We dive in to bring you the low-down after the jump.

Samsung's Latest Curved UHD and Flat UHD TVs to Hit Stores in May

Samsung's Latest Curved UHD and Flat UHD TVs to Hit Stores in May

Samsung earlier today announced the local pricing and availability of its latest U9000 curved UHD TV, U8500 flat UHD TV, and H8000 curved full HD smart TV. Of course, we've all the details.

Five Things You Need to Know about ASUS's PixelMaster Camera Technology

Five Things You Need to Know about ASUS's PixelMaster Camera Technology

ASUS's PixelMaster camera technology may not sound new, but it is enhanced and improved for the ZenFone series. We compile five things you need to know about the updated PixelMaster feature.

High-End Intel Z87 Motherboard Shootout

High-End Intel Z87 Motherboard Shootout

The launch of the 4th generation Intel Core processors brought with it a new LGA 1150 CPU socket and the Intel 8-series motherboards. We rounded up the top-end Intel Z87-based motherboards from five manufacturers (ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte, MSI) and put them through their paces. Find out who came out on top!

Showdown: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

Showdown: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2

With HTC, Samsung and Sony all releasing new flagship smartphones, you may be facing the dilemma of which one to buy. We've reviewed all three, but now it's time to compare them head-to-head.

Personal Cloud Storage Solutions and Options

Personal Cloud Storage Solutions and Options

Recognizing that cloud storage has become a big part of our lives, a host of new devices aimed at allowing users to have their own personal cloud has emerged. Here's an overview of the devices out there that can enable you to have your own personal cloud.

Sneak Peek: Nikon 1 J4 Mirrorless Camera

Sneak Peek: Nikon 1 J4 Mirrorless Camera

Nikon invited us to a sneak peek at the upcoming addition to their Nikon 1 series - the J4, as well as their new do-it-all travel lens, the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 VR. Check out more details within.

Audio Delights & Smart Home Gadgets at TwoBros' Store Opening

Audio Delights & Smart Home Gadgets at TwoBros' Store Opening

We were at the opening of TwoBro's new store at 112 Katong to check out some funky new gadgets including Fiio's new X5 high-resolution portable media player, an app-controlled LED lamp, Bluetooth-enabled light bulb speakers and more.

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

Two more mainstream SSDs have been launched recently, the Premier Pro SP920SS from ADATA and the M550 from Crucial. We put them to the test to see which is best and how it stacks up against other comparable drives in this tightly contested segment.

HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 Price Plans Comparison

With two hugely popular Android flagship models - HTC One (M8) and Sony Xperia Z2 in the market retailing from today and another flagship model - the Samsung Galaxy S5 - launching next weekend, we round up the telco price plans and made some comparisons for your easy consumption. Happy shopping!

How-to: Enable Enterprise Mode in Internet Explorer 11

How-to: Enable Enterprise Mode in Internet Explorer 11

Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11 provides better compatibility for older versions of IE; and there are tools to manage which Web apps use it. But first, we tell you how to turn it on.

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has added more than a bunch of new features in Windows Phone 8.1. We tell you our favorites.

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

The first major update to Windows 8.1 brings a slew of UI changes designed to make keyboard and mouse users feel more at home in what's still primarily a touch-focused operating system. We tell you more.

5 New Household Gadgets from LG That Make Chores Less of a Chore

5 New Household Gadgets from LG That Make Chores Less of a Chore

You've already seen some of LG's new devices for the year, like their curved OLED TVs with webOS and the G2 flagship smartphone. In Seoul, LG just showed me five other everyday devices to help make household chores less of a chore.

Sights & Sounds of the Bangkok Motor Show 2014

Sights & Sounds of the Bangkok Motor Show 2014

While covering the recent launch of Pioneer's new in-car receiver, we also took the time to trawl the show grounds of the 2014 Bangkok Motor Show and here are some of the interesting things we saw. Show girls aplenty, of course.

Canon Unveils their First Line-up of Compact Cameras for 2014

Canon Unveils their First Line-up of Compact Cameras for 2014

Canon held a mega launch yesterday, with compact cameras that push the extremes, and challenge standard conventions. Is this a sign of things to come, or just an attempt to stand out from the ubiquitous camera on smartphones? Read on for our first impressions of these products.

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Currently in technical alpha testing, Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard's newest franchise, a free-to-play MOBA (or ARTS if you prefer) in the style of DotA and League of Legends featuring an all-star cast from the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft universes. We take a closer look in this hands-on.

Hands-on with Pioneer's New Flagship In-car Receiver at the Bangkok Motor Show

Hands-on with Pioneer's New Flagship In-car Receiver at the Bangkok Motor Show

Pioneer has just announced its new flagship in-car receiver, the AVH-X8650BT, at the 2014 Bangkok Motor Show. The new in-car receiver features improved hardware and a thoroughly reworked user interface for smoother and easier operation while driving.

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