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19 - 22 March 2015 // 12pm - 9pm // Suntec Singapore // Levels 3,4,6

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IT Show 2015: New gadgets in town!

The first and biggest tech show of the year, IT Show 2015 sees several products making their debut here. From cameras and printers to notebooks and tablets, here's our list of the best deals and new products to look out for at the show. Enjoy and happy shopping!
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IT Show 2015 highlights

IT Show 2015 is happening right now, and if you're looking for the latest tech gadgets and deals, Suntec Singapore is the place to be at for the next few days. Need ideas on what to buy, or just want to know what caught our eye at the show floors before you head down? Then this highlights article is a must-read!

IT Show 2015 preview: It's time to hunt for bargains!

Happening at Suntec Singapore this March 19 to 22, IT Show 2015 will feature products such as smartphones, laptops, digital cameras, and wearables, just to name a few. As always, this article offers a sneak peek of the star buys you can expect at the show next week. Do check back frequently for more updated deals!

Exclusive! First looks at FiiO's new X3 II (Gen.2) high resolution music player

Hot on the heels of the FiiO X1, is FiiO's X3 II, a pocket-sized High Resolution Audio portable media player that can also act as a USB DAC for your laptop or PC. We got a chance to have an exclusive first looks with the player, and we're pleased to be able to share it with you here.

Preview: Creative’s new Sound Blaster Roar 2 and E-MU XM7 speakers

Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar blew us away with its combination of features, performance, and price last year, so when we were invited to Creative’s headquarters for an exclusive sneak preview of the brand new Sound Blaster Roar 2, we were understandably excited. Pictures and first impressions after the jump.

Trade-in program, gaming contests, tech showcase, booth babes contest - there's a lot going on at IT Show 2015

Don’t just go to IT Show next week, buy some things, and leave. There are actually a lot of other things going on, from a tech showcase to a booth babes contest. There's also a way to get cash vouchers to add to the savings that you’re already getting at the show. More details within.

FiiO announces launch of new E17K Alpen 2 portable USB DAC and amp

FiiO has just announced the successor to the 2012 E17K Alpen, the E17K Alpen 2, which features upgrades both in terms of the internal components and the capabilities. Hit the jump for more.

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.

APS-C camera shootout: Canon 7D Mark II vs. Samsung NX1

Canon's 7D Mark II and Samsung's NX1 are two of the most recent APS-C cameras to have hit the market, and both boast impressive specs and features. While one is a revamp of a storied favorite, the other represents a first attempt at cracking the larger professional market, making this quite an interesting head-to-head. Which fares better? Hit the jump to find out.

Battle of the SSD juggernauts - Intel vs. SanDisk vs. Samsung

Intel, SanDisk and Samsung are three of the biggest names in the flash business. All three have their own NAND production facilities and two of them even produce their own SSD controller. We pit the respective flagship drives from each brand to see who will emerge victorious.

Smartwatch Shootout: The battle for your wrist

The wearable device market is quickly becoming the most hotly contested space in technology. And for almost every company invested in the area, the most lucrative piece of real estate is your wrist. But with so many choices out there, which smartwatch is the best?

Shopping online: Are you really getting what you paid for?

When you trust your preferred eCommerce site and the brand of the product you intend to purchase, you're quite likely to buy it online since it's so convenint. But what if you think you got played out once you received your purchase? We look at a case of a misunderstood motherboard and why you should take more precaution when shopping online.

Xiaomi Mi Note vs. Apple iPhone 6 Plus: A closer look

Xiaomi's newly released Mi Note phablet has drawn a lot of comparisons to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus (not least from Xiaomi itself). But are those comparisons warranted? We take a closer look to see how it holds up to scrutiny when placed side by side with the iPhone 6 Plus.

Overview of the fastest fiber broadband plans in Singapore

1Gbps fiber broadband plans that cost just S$49/month, fiber plans that bundle a cable broadband connection, fiber plans that cater to advanced users - the fiber broadband landscape in Singapore has really changed a great deal in the last 12 months. In this article, let us zoom in on the high-end, 1,000Mbps segment to see what's new.

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.

Shootout: Compact 4G LTE Smartphones under S$300 (Q4 2014)

4G smartphones are now not only easily available, they have also become quite affordable. In the third quarter of 2014 alone, we saw the entry of six 4G smartphones that are priced below S$300. We round up these six phones from the likes of ASUS, HTC, Oppo, Motorola, Samsung and ZTE, and put them to the test. Find out which phone emerges as our top recommendation!

Which should you buy: Apple iPhone 6 Plus or Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

If you can't beat them, join them. And now that Apple has done just that, the world's two biggest smartphone manufacturers each has a premium flagship phablet vying for your attention: Apple's iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung's Galaxy Note 4. But which is the right one for you?

Camera Showdown: The Apple iPhone 6 vs. the Sony Xperia Z3

The iPhone is the camera of choice for many casual shooters, while the newer Sony Xperia Z series of phones sport impressive 20.7-megapixel cameras. With the new iPhone 6 and Sony Xperia Z3, it's now time to take a look at these two favorites in a camera performance showdown. Find out how they fared!

AMD Radeon R7 vs. Plextor M6 Pro - Two high-end SSDs challenge for honors

The AMD Radeon R7 and Plextor M6 Pro are two of the latest high-end SSDs to hit the market. We put them through their paces to see if they can challenge other established high-end SSDs, such as the Samsung SSD 840 Pro and OCZ Vector 150.

11 must-have gadgets for your next vacation

We've rounded up the most useful travel gadgets for every holiday destination, so whether you're heading off to the sandy beaches of the Maldives, or the hustle and bustle of New York City, you'll find what you need here.

Shootout: ASUS ZenFone 5 vs. HTC Desire 616 vs. Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Dual-SIM smartphones are gaining in popularity because they usually come with decent specs and they aren't terribly expensive too. In this shootout, we round up three such devices - ASUS ZenFone 5, HTC Desire 616, and Xiaomi Redmi 1S - to see which one offers the best bang for the buck.

A newbie's guide to home networking

Wired or wireless connection? What is with all those different cables? How can I improve my Wi-Fi coverage? And how can I still use a wired connection if I haven't already wired up my home? All these questions and more will be answered in our newbie's guide to networking.

Shootout: Compact 4G LTE Smartphones under S$600 (mid-2014)

Smartphones with 4G LTE connectivity are easily available today. They come in various screen sizes, hardware specs, software and more importantly, across a range of price points. We round up six phones from the likes of HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Nokia and Sony whose screen sizes are below 5 inches and put them through their paces. Find out who's the leader!

Fiber broadband: Know what you're signing up for

Price is important when signing up for a fiber broadband plan, but it's certainly not everything. In this article, we explore what else makes for a good Internet experience, from typical download speeds and symmetric plans, to traffic shaping and latency.

Preparing Your Home for Fiber Broadband

Superior bandwidth that enables richer online content not possible before, it makes little to no sense to not go for fiber broadband when your existing ADSL or cable broadband contract is up, or when you're wiring up your new home. Here's a quick primer on getting your premise ready.

What is DVB-T2 & Why Should I Care?

DVB-T2 isn't the name of another astromech droid in Star Wars. Instead, it's the latest broadcast transmission standard for digital TV that many countries (including Singapore) are using. Here's a quick primer.

How to Decide Which Home Printer to Buy

Selecting a printer for your home isn't as simple as choosing the cheapest one at the store. The best way to approach it is to understand who are the people using it, their needs, and their printing habits.

Buying the Right Printer: Printer Technologies Explained

Inkjet, laser, LED, dye-sub - with the sheer number of printing technologies and products available today, it can be quite difficult for the layman to decide which is the one for him. For a start, let us explain some of the more common printer technologies out there.

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 Tips When Buying a Portable Battery Pack for Your Mobile Device

Let's face it: Because smartphones and tablets are so multi-talented these days, their batteries usually don't last very long. Which is why many of us have resorted to carrying an external battery pack. But with so many choices out there, how does one go about choosing one? Here are 5 tips.

Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Playstation 4

The next generation of console gaming is here! Sony's Playstation 4 has been launched and is in stock at many Sony stores islandwide, but will you be buying one? Here's everything you need to know about Sony's latest console, all in one place.

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

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.

A Speedy Guide to 4G/LTE

4G and LTE seem to be the buzz words these days after all three telcos rolled out their new networks. 4G smartphones and tablets are beginning to show up on retail shelves too. But what does it mean and what do you need to know about it? We've got you covered with this dedicated guide on all you need to know about 4G/LTE.

Smart TV Buying Guide: Buy Smart!

Smart TVs aren't a new fad, but they've settled in as a de-facto feature with many mid-range and premium models in the market today. Refer to our buying guide to gain some practical insight into these smart displays and what's required before you splurge on one!

The Mirrorless Camera Guide Essentials

Is a compact camera possessing close to DSLR performance too much to ask for? Not anymore with the onslaught of mirrorless system cameras hitting the digital camera market right now. Let us fill you in on the details of mirrorless system cameras, including how to make an informed choice if you're looking to get one.

All You Need to Know about Ultrabooks

Powerful, thin and light mobile computing used to be a very expensive proposition. Not any more with the new class of notebooks called the Ultrabooks. We detail all you need to know on this new product group in our Ultrabook Tech Guide.

HardwareZone's 3D TV Buying Guide Essentials

Should you go with active or passive? With a multitude of 3D TV technologies and models available in the market, it isn't easy to decide on the right television type with TV manufacturers clamoring to offer the best 3D experience in the industry. Not to worry though, for we're here to help.

HardwareZone's HDTV Buying Guide Essentials

Unknown to many, buying a television for your home involves more preparation work than anticipated. With our HDTV Buying Guide Essentials, you can now equip yourself with the necessary knowledge to make the right purchase instead of regretting an impulsive buy later.

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