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X'mas Gift Idea 11: A gaming console with 4K and HDR support!

X'mas Gift Idea 11: A gaming console with 4K and HDR support!

NEWS  /  31 Dec 2016  /  29 weeks ago

On the eleventh day of Christmas ... comes the gift that will please both young and not-so-young. Only something like an Xbox One S console can have such a draw on a wide group of people!

Nintendo Switch Specifications Leaked

Nintendo Switch Specifications Leaked

NEWS  /  24 Dec 2016  /  30 weeks ago

The technical specifications for the upcoming Nintendo Switch's processor and graphics unit have been leaked, it seems.

Got e-waste? Here's what you can do for their safe and responsible disposal

Got e-waste? Here's what you can do for their safe and responsible disposal

NEWS  /  18 Dec 2016  /  31 weeks ago

Here's your chance to recycle and donate your used computing devices at participating Newstead Technologies retail outlets for the company's Gift Your Tech social campaign. If the devices aren't in working order, the campaign will ensure of their proper disposal according to strict NEA regulations. Read on for more details!

Nintendo officially launches Super Mario Run on iOS devices

Nintendo officially launches Super Mario Run on iOS devices

NEWS  /  16 Dec 2016  /  31 weeks ago

Nintendo today launched Super Mario Run, the first ever smartphone game created by the company. The game is an automatic runner like Temple Run, and the player controls Mario’s jumps as he runs toward the right of the screen.

LG will unveil 32UD99 – a HDR-compatible 4K monitor – at CES 2017

LG will unveil 32UD99 – a HDR-compatible 4K monitor – at CES 2017

NEWS  /  15 Dec 2016  /  31 weeks ago

The 32-inch 4K monitor will have an IPS panel while supporting the HDR10 standard, as well as USB-C connectivity. Other showfloor products include the Chromecast-enabled UltraWide Mobile Monitor, and a 34-inch UltraWide gaming monitor with AMD FreeSync.

PSA: You can also order the HTC Vive from Harvey Norman

PSA: You can also order the HTC Vive from Harvey Norman

NEWS  /  14 Dec 2016  /  31 weeks ago

Harvey Norman is the exclusive launch partner for HTC Vive in Singapore.

Some of VR’s biggest names have banded together to establish standards and expand the industry

Some of VR’s biggest names have banded together to establish standards and expand the industry

NEWS  /  12 Dec 2016  /  32 weeks ago

A handful of the biggest names in VR have come together to form the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA), a non-profit organization that wants to develop and share best practices, conduct research, and bring the international VR community together.

HTC quietly launches its Vive VR headset in Singapore

HTC quietly launches its Vive VR headset in Singapore

NEWS  /  28 Nov 2016  /  34 weeks ago

HTC today announced that the Vive is now available to buy in Singapore, making it the first VR system to reach local consumers.

The Razer Blade Stealth gaming ultrabook is now available with Intel's new Kaby Lake chips

The Razer Blade Stealth gaming ultrabook is now available with Intel's new Kaby Lake chips

NEWS  /  21 Nov 2016  /  35 weeks ago

Razer has updated its 12.5-inch gaming ultrabook with Intel’s new Kaby Lake processors and slapped on an extra dollop of RAM and storage. First announced in early September, the new Razer Blade Stealth is now available to buy locally at a starting price of S$1,499.

The LG UltraWide 34UC79G combines a 34-inch curved IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate

The LG UltraWide 34UC79G combines a 34-inch curved IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate

NEWS  /  20 Nov 2016  /  35 weeks ago

LG has announced the local launch of its UltraWide 34UC79G gaming monitor, which features a 34-inch curved display and a native 144Hz refresh rate with support for AMD FreeSync.

The MSI Trident may be the world's smallest VR-Ready gaming desktop

The MSI Trident may be the world's smallest VR-Ready gaming desktop

NEWS  /  17 Nov 2016  /  35 weeks ago

MSI has announced the Trident, a small form factor VR-Ready gaming PC that might just be the world's smallest. Outfitted with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 and Intel Core i7 processor, it has enough power to handle most of what you throw at it.

Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre Y710 Cube and IdeaPad Y910 gaming systems pack a serious punch

Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre Y710 Cube and IdeaPad Y910 gaming systems pack a serious punch

NEWS  /  16 Nov 2016  /  35 weeks ago

Lenovo today announced the local launch of two new gaming systems – the IdeaCentre Y710 Cube desktop and the 17.3-inch IdeaPad Y910 laptop. Both of these are equipped with the latest NVIDIA Pascal graphics cards, and are of course ready to take on all manner of VR games and applications.

Nintendo NES Classic Edition now available locally!

Nintendo NES Classic Edition now available locally!

NEWS  /  13 Nov 2016  /  36 weeks ago

Remember the cute Nintendo NES Classic Edition that was launched earlier this year? It's now available locally!

Acer joins the Pascal crowd with new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series Predator gaming systems

Acer joins the Pascal crowd with new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series Predator gaming systems

NEWS  /  11 Nov 2016  /  36 weeks ago

Acer has updated its range of Predator gaming notebooks and desktops with NVIDIA’s latest GeForce GTX 10-series cards. Updated models include the Predator 15 and 17 notebooks, and the Predator G1 and G3 desktops.

Nintendo schedules full reveal of Switch console for 12th January 2017 event

Nintendo schedules full reveal of Switch console for 12th January 2017 event

NEWS  /  27 Oct 2016  /  38 weeks ago

After teasing its new console, the Switch, last week, Nintendo has now announced that full details of the hybrid home/portable console will be revealed at a livestream presentation on 12th January 2017. 

The Nintendo Switch is both a home and handheld console in one device

The Nintendo Switch is both a home and handheld console in one device

NEWS  /  21 Oct 2016  /  39 weeks ago

After more than a year of rumors and leaks, Nintendo has officially unveiled its latest console: the Nintendo Switch. With a unique hybrid form factor, the Switch is both a home console and a handheld device. More details inside.

Razer's new 17-inch Blade Pro is slim, sexy, and brimming with the latest in tech

Razer's new 17-inch Blade Pro is slim, sexy, and brimming with the latest in tech

NEWS  /  21 Oct 2016  /  39 weeks ago

Razer's new 17-inch Blade Pro gaming notebook features a 4K G-Sync display, GeForce GTX 1080, and loads of other gaming goodies. This is the machine you want to play games on this Christmas.

AVerMedia updates their portable game capture card – Live Gamer Portable 2

AVerMedia updates their portable game capture card – Live Gamer Portable 2

NEWS  /  13 Oct 2016  /  40 weeks ago

The new USB capture card comes with built-in console party chat streaming, and it kept the feature where streamers can directly record gameplay to a MicroSD card on the device.

GameStart 2016 returns to Suntec on 7th to 9th October

GameStart 2016 returns to Suntec on 7th to 9th October

NEWS  /  07 Oct 2016  /  41 weeks ago

The organizers of the GameStart Asia go into their third year, and they have let us in on what's to come in this year's three-day convention at Suntec Convention Center.

Oculus’ Asynchronous Spacewarp technology vastly lowers the requirement for VR-ready PCs

Oculus’ Asynchronous Spacewarp technology vastly lowers the requirement for VR-ready PCs

NEWS  /  07 Oct 2016  /  41 weeks ago

It just got a lot easier and cheaper to run VR games and applications. Thanks to a new technology called Asynchronous Spacewarp that significantly reduces the rendering workload, VR just became that bit more affordable.