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The curious case of the missing MacBook Pro for pros

The curious case of the missing MacBook Pro for pros

BLOG  /  08 Nov 2016

In case you missed it, developers and creative professionals have been kicking up a storm since Apple announced the new MacBook Pros. The negative reaction has been brutal, and startling in its immensity. Here’s why.

The new MacBook Pro notebooks are desirable, but here's the thing that gets me about them

The new MacBook Pro notebooks are desirable, but here's the thing that gets me about them

BLOG  /  06 Nov 2016

Apple has just announced its new 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro notebooks, and while there’s lots to love about them, there’s also one thing that really, really gets me.

Everything new from Microsoft's Surface Event

Everything new from Microsoft's Surface Event

FEATURE  /  29 Oct 2016

In a bold move, Microsoft held its Surface and Windows Creators event just a day before Apple's special event and put forth its bold vision and strategy. The star of the show is no doubt the new Surface Studio AIO system, but there's much more than just that. We've compiled the updates here for your easy reading.

HWZ Deal Alert: 28th October 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 28th October 2016

FEATURE  /  28 Oct 2016

Time to celebrate a festive weekend by e-shopping for awesome gadgets!

Live updates from Apple's Special Event (New MacBook Pro and more)

Live updates from Apple's Special Event (New MacBook Pro and more)

FEATURE  /  28 Oct 2016

Apple's workhorse mobile workstation, the MacBook Pro, is well overdue for a refresh and so is the MacBook Air. At Apple's special event, we'll find out if the rumours of the new MBP machines being lighter, compact and having an OLED touchpad come true. Join us to check out what else Apple has under wraps.

ASUS takes aim at the Surface Pro with the Transformer 3 Pro and Transformer 3 hybrids (Updated)

ASUS takes aim at the Surface Pro with the Transformer 3 Pro and Transformer 3 hybrids (Updated)

FEATURE  /  22 Oct 2016

ASUS has the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 lined up squarely in its sights. The company has announced the Transformer 3 Pro and Transformer 3, two 2-in-1 hybrids that come with ample processing power and support for Thunderbolt 3.

Dell just showed off the latest Alienware gaming devices, and they look really good

Dell just showed off the latest Alienware gaming devices, and they look really good

FEATURE  /  20 Oct 2016

Dell showcased a full range of Alienware systems and gaming hardware at an event yesterday, held to commemorate Alienware's 20th year in the high-performance PC business.

The power of 3: ASUS launches ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 Pro, ZenWatch 3, and more

The power of 3: ASUS launches ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 Pro, ZenWatch 3, and more

FEATURE  /  16 Oct 2016

ASUS just unveiled its latest range of computing and mobile devices, just in time for the holiday shopping season. This includes products like the ZenBook 3, its slimmest and most stylish notebook yet, and the Transformer 3 Pro, a veritable challenger to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Hop in for more details!

Hands-on with the ASUS ZenBook 3: Is this a MacBook killer? (Updated)

Hands-on with the ASUS ZenBook 3: Is this a MacBook killer? (Updated)

FEATURE  /  15 Oct 2016

The ASUS ZenBook 3 has been touted as a MacBook killer, but is it really? Here's a closer look at one of the most attractive notebooks ASUS has put out in a long time.

Photos: GameStart 2016 at Suntec Convention Hall

Photos: GameStart 2016 at Suntec Convention Hall

FEATURE  /  07 Oct 2016

Curious about what's happening at GameStart 2016 this weekend from 7th to 9th October? Check out the booths and games on display here!

HWZ Deal Alert: 7th October 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 7th October 2016

FEATURE  /  07 Oct 2016

Kamehameha! The weekend is finally here! If you love Dragonball and want to get your hands on Xiaomi's new Mi Notebook Air, then get your weekend started on the right note with these deals we found online here.

ASUS ROG Strix GL502 review

ASUS ROG Strix GL502 gaming notebook preview: Orange is the new black

REVIEW  /  03 Oct 2016

ASUS has updated its ROG Strix GL502 gaming laptop with NVIDIA's latest Pascal graphics cards. The ROG Strix GL502 combines a fresh new design with powerful performance, and it also happens to be one of the slimmer gaming notebooks on the market today. Here's a closer look at the machine.

In pictures: Acer's monstrous 21-inch curved gaming laptop with dual GeForce GTX 1080s

In pictures: Acer's monstrous 21-inch curved gaming laptop with dual GeForce GTX 1080s

FEATURE  /  01 Oct 2016

The Acer Predator 21 X turns quite a few heads on paper already. A 21-inch curved G-Sync display? Dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080s? A full-sized mechanical keyboard? Check, check, and check. Here's a look at this beast in all its full glory.

HWZ Deal Alert: 23rd September 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 23rd September 2016

FEATURE  /  23 Sep 2016

Besides looking forward to the end of a work week, you can look forward to good deals too.

HWZ Deal Alert: 16th September 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 16th September 2016

FEATURE  /  16 Sep 2016

TGIF! We're back with another round of deals for you to round off the week and usher in the weekend.

HWZ Deal Alert: 13th September 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 13th September 2016

FEATURE  /  13 Sep 2016

Feeling down after the three-day weekend? Maybe these deals can help, especially if you missed heading down to Comex over the weekend.

Here are the NVIDIA 10-series gaming machines you can buy at Comex 2016!

Here are the NVIDIA 10-series gaming machines you can buy at Comex 2016!

FEATURE  /  11 Sep 2016

Looking to upgrade? Look here. NVIDIA's excellent Pascal cards have now found their way into quite a number of gaming desktops and notebooks, which means you stand to enjoy a huge performance jump. Here's a look at the Pascal systems that caught our eye on the show floor and their show offers.

LG Gram 15 review

LG Gram 15: An unbelievably light 15-inch notebook

REVIEW  /  05 Sep 2016

The LG Gram 15 weighs an unbelievable 980g. How did LG achieve this incredible weight? And what compromises, if any, did they make? We reveal all in our review.

Hands-on with the Acer Swift 7, the latest contender for world’s thinnest notebook

Hands-on with the Acer Swift 7, the latest contender for world’s thinnest notebook

FEATURE  /  04 Sep 2016

The Acer Swift 7 is the world's first notebook to measure in at less than a centimeter thick. Combine that with a classy gold finish and sleek black lid, and Acer has created quite a winsome design that will turn quite a few heads.

HP Spectre (2016) review

HP Spectre (2016) review: Beauty, but at what cost?

REVIEW  /  21 Aug 2016

HP is upping its notebook game with its new Spectre notebook. Featuring a super svelte body and stylish rose gold accents, HP says this is the notebook to beat. We find out if it’s true.

HWZ TV

Here's a 15-inch notebook that's lighter than most 13-inch notebooks in the market and definitely sleeker and handier than any others in its class. Don't take our word for it, we asked colleagues in other departments what they thought.