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Aftershock XG13 review

Aftershock XG13 - The VFM Gaming Notebook Choice

REVIEW  /  20 Aug 2013

Local custom notebooks specialist Aftershock has just released its new ultraportable gaming notebook, the XG13. It might not be as compact as the competition, but it is supremely customizable and offers a Full-HD IPS display. Will this be enough to let it stand tall? Find out in our review.

ASUS Maximus VI Impact review

First Looks: ASUS Maximus VI Impact Mini-ITX Motherboard

REVIEW  /  19 Aug 2013

The ASUS Maximus VI Impact mini-ITX motherboard is the first of its kind from the Republic of Gamers series. On top of the generous bundle of add-on cards that include the SupremeFX Impact discrete sound card and the mPCIe Combo card, the board even has a digital 8 + 2 power delivery system, typical of ATX boards.

Razer Blade 14-inch (2013) review

Razer Blade 14-inch (2013) - The Supermodel of Gaming Notebooks

REVIEW  /  06 Aug 2013

Gaming notebooks used to be big, clumsy, bulky machines, but the new slim and sexy 14-inch Razer Blade seeks to change that. Does it succeed? Find out in our detailed review!

Is It Time For Singapore To Recognize E-sports As An Official Sport?

Is It Time For Singapore To Recognize E-sports As An Official Sport?

BLOG  /  02 Aug 2013

Early last month, for the first time, the U.S. Government officially recognized popular MOBA game League of Legends as a legitimate sport, and League of Legends pro-gamers as professional athletes, no different from football players or NBA superstars. Maybe it's time for Singapore to do the same.

Oculus Rift vs. Google Glass - Choose One

Oculus Rift vs. Google Glass - Choose One

BLOG  /  26 Jul 2013

If you ask me, the next big step for gadgets is going to be wearable design. Here is my take on two such wearable devices on the horizon, the Oculus Rift and Google Glass. Given the constraint of only picking one, which would I choose?

The Genesis of Monster's New Range of Headphones for 2013

The Genesis of Monster's New Range of Headphones for 2013

FEATURE  /  10 Jul 2013

Monster has unveiled their new range of headphones for 2013. While many are simple upgrades like color options, there are two new notable entries in the shape of the Genesis and the MVP Carbon. We share more details of these upcoming devices.

A feature on Toshiba Excite Write (3G)

Hands-on: Toshiba's New Products for 2013

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2013

Toshiba has just revealed their new key products for 2013. There are several a couple of new notebooks powered by Intel's latest fourth generation Intel Core processors; a Tegra 4 tablet; portable external hard drives; as well as some other peripherals as well.

Cooler Master Offerings at Computex 2013

Cooler Master Offerings at Computex 2013

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2013

The wares on exhibit from Cooler Master run the gamut from closed liquid cooling systems, casings to accessories for iOS devices. Read on to uncover their exciting offerings from the show floor of Computex 2013.

First Impressions: ASUS Republic of Gamers G750 Gaming Notebook

First Impressions: ASUS Republic of Gamers G750 Gaming Notebook

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2013

The ASUS ROG G740 gaming notebook features the latest 4th-generation Intel 'Haswell' mobile processor, in addition to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 700M series of graphics chip. Uncover our first impressions with this latest ROG gaming notebook.

Interview with MSI Corporate Executive VP, Mr. Charles Chiang

Interview with MSI Corporate Executive VP, Mr. Charles Chiang

FEATURE  /  05 Jun 2013

We managed to speak to Mr. Charles Chiang, who is the corporate executive vice president at MSI, at the end of the MSI press conference at Computex 2013. Find out what he meant when he emphasized on growing the pie through MSI's business collaborations.

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

FEATURE  /  22 May 2013

Microsoft has just lifted the wraps off its brand new console - the Xbox One. Find out more about the new console, its new Kinect sensor, controller, games and our thoughts of it in our special coverage article.

Logitech G-series Gaming Peripherals - Let the Games Begin!

Logitech G-series Gaming Peripherals - Let the Games Begin!

FEATURE  /  21 May 2013

With four new mice, two new keyboards and two new headsets, Logitech has beefed up their gaming peripherals offering under the banner of the refreshed G-series. We show you what you can you expect in stores soon.

Flagship GPU Rematch: AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition vs. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680

Flagship GPU Rematch: AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition vs. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680

FEATURE  /  31 Dec 2012

As the year comes to a close it's time to take a look again at AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680 to see who can end the year as the reigning king of GPUs. We'll also take a look at which is the better buy if you're planning on building a new system early in 2013.

2012 - The Year in Review

2012 - The Year in Review

FEATURE  /  24 Dec 2012

So this was 2012 and what has tech done? Another year over and a new one just about to begin. We look back on the year and analyze what went right and what went wrong in six major categories: Televisions, notebooks, tablets, cameras, mobile phones and gaming.

Aftershock Titan review

Aftershock Titan - Dual-GPU Desktop Quality Notebook Gaming

REVIEW  /  07 Dec 2012

The Aftershock Titan is a dual-GPU equipped 17.3-inch gaming notebook from Singapore-based custom notebook manufacturers Aftershock PC. Boasting a 2-way NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M SLI configuration, this beast of a machine looks set to claim the crown of notebook gaming. Will it succeed? We find out.

Corsair Vengeance 1500 7.1 Gaming Headset review

Corsair Vengeance 1500 7.1 Gaming Headset - Comfy, Cushy Cans

REVIEW  /  26 Nov 2012

If you are a gamer and looking for that extra edge, maybe you should look into getting a better headset. With a good audio peripheral, you may be able to increase your reaction times. We take a look and see if the Corsair Vengeance 1500 can take your gaming to the next level.

SITEX 2012 - Notebooks, PC Systems, Networking, PC Accessories Buying Guide

SITEX 2012 - Notebooks, PC Systems, Networking, PC Accessories Buying Guide

FEATURE  /  24 Nov 2012

With Windows 8 officially launched, Sitex 2012 is the perfect place to look for a new system, whether you're after a convertible Ultrabook, touchscreen all-in-one, or anything in between. Apple products also make their long-awaited tech show return at Sitex 2012. We've also got you covered with memory deals, peripherals and all your networking needs!

Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Keyboard review

Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Keyboard - A Modular Approach To Gaming Keyboards

REVIEW  /  20 Nov 2012

Mad Catz's S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 gaming keyboard features a modular design that lets you connect various components together to suit your gaming needs, including a detachable numberpad and a four-button macro pad. It also boasts a touchscreen V.E.N.O.M. command module with options for up to 36 touchscreen macros.

PowerColor Devil 13 Radeon HD 7990 review

PowerColor Devil 13 Radeon HD 7990 - Speak of the Devil

REVIEW  /  13 Nov 2012

The long-rumored dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 has finally appeared, although not from AMD as you might have expected. Instead, add-in partner PowerColor has taken things into its own hands and created the Devil 13, a dual-GPU triple slot card utilizing two Tahiti XT Radeon HD 7970 GPUs clocked at 925MHz. We find out if it was worth the wait.

CM Storm QuickFire TK review

First Looks: CM Storm QuickFire TK Mechanical Keyboard

REVIEW  /  07 Nov 2012

Priced at S$168, the backlit QuickFire TK mechanical keyboard comes equipped with Cherry MX Red switches, and is marketed as QuickFire Rapid's successor. Will this gaming keyboard make the cut? We give you a brief rundown from our trials.

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