Everything new from ASUS at Computex 2016

Everything new from ASUS at Computex 2016

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2016

Computex has got to be every component geek's favorite event of the year, with a bonanza of gaming hardware, laptops, and of course, components. If you haven't had the time to catch up, we've compiled a spread of the key highlights from ASUS over the past week in Taipei.

A claw machine at Intel's experience store uses RealSense 3D camera!

A claw machine at Intel's experience store uses RealSense 3D camera!

FEATURE  /  04 Jun 2016

Situated in the popular computer and electronics shopping district of Taipei is the new Syntrend electronics shopping mall. This is where Intel has setup their fairly new Intel Experience Store to provide the mall shoppers a hands-on experience with their latest technologies. If you're in Taipei, you'll want to check this store and the mall.

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

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

FEATURE  /  01 Jun 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.

Hands-on with Dell’s updated range of Inspiron 2-in-1 convertible notebooks

Hands-on with Dell’s updated range of Inspiron 2-in-1 convertible notebooks

FEATURE  /  31 May 2016

At Computex 2016, Dell updated its range of Inspiron 2-in-1 convertible notebooks, which also includes the world’s 17-inch 2-in-1 notebook. We took a closer look to see what’s what.

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  /  31 May 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.

Apple MacBook (2016) review

Apple MacBook (2016) review: Updated, but is it any better?

REVIEW  /  25 May 2016

Apple has updated its super thin and light MacBook with new processors, faster storage, and it's now available in rose gold. Do these upgrades make it the must-have ultraportable notebook? We find out.

HP Elite x2 1012 G1 (with Travel keyboard) review

HP Elite x2 review: A Surface device for business elites

REVIEW  /  10 May 2016

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a great device, but what if working professionals require something more from their convertible? That's where the HP Elite x2 comes in with its range of business-oriented and security features. In a word, this is a 2-in-1 hybrid designed expressly for serious professionals.

Razer Blade Stealth review

Razer Blade Stealth review: A premium ultrabook that you can afford

REVIEW  /  04 May 2016

So what happens when one of the world's most recognizable gaming brands decides to make an ultrabook? You get the Razer Blade Stealth, a sleek and attractive machine that starts at a price of just S$1,499. But how does it compare against notebooks like the Dell XPS 13 and MacBook Air? We find out.

In pictures: The Razer Blade Stealth is Razer's version of the MacBook Air

In pictures: The Razer Blade Stealth is Razer's version of the MacBook Air

FEATURE  /  30 Apr 2016

The Razer Blade Stealth, Razer's 12.5-inch ultrabook, goes on sale here on 3 May. Here's a closer look at the machine, which comes with goodies like individually backlit RGB keys and the ability to sync up with Razer's other Chroma products. Stay tuned for our full review that's coming really soon!

HWZ Deal Alert: 29th April 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 29th April 2016

FEATURE  /  29 Apr 2016

It's the long weekend! Celebrate with some much deserved shopping treats. This friday, we've got a set of legendary headphones, a convertible tablet, a bundle of games, and a portable speaker. As always, #BBBMTL!

Are OLED displays finally ready for prime time?

Are OLED displays finally ready for prime time?

FEATURE  /  17 Apr 2016

If what we have seen at CES 2016 is any indication, be prepared to see OLED displays coming to more devices near you soon.

The beast unleashed: Overclocking the ASUS ROG GX700

The beast unleashed: Overclocking the ASUS ROG GX700

FEATURE  /  15 Apr 2016

The ASUS ROG GX700 packs some impressive out-of-the-box performance. But ASUS didn't include an overclockable mobile processor and a desktop-class NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 for nothing. How much performance is still waiting to be squeezed out of this luxury notebook? We find out.

5 tips to help you get the most out of your next Japan trip

5 tips to help you get the most out of your next Japan trip

FEATURE  /  12 Apr 2016

If you are heading out to Japan to catch the cherry blossoms, here are some useful tips that I have learned on my recent trip to the Land of the Rising Sun.

Hands-on with the HP Spectre, a laptop that merges consumer electronics and high fashion

Hands-on with the HP Spectre, a laptop that merges consumer electronics and high fashion

FEATURE  /  10 Apr 2016

The HP Spectre is the world's thinnest laptop. Fortunately for us, we managed to spend some time with it at HP's commercial print and PC launch event in Macau. Here's what we thought about HP's latest luxury laptop.

Hands-on: The HP Elite x2 hybrid is for professionals who want the best of both worlds

Hands-on: The HP Elite x2 hybrid is for professionals who want the best of both worlds

FEATURE  /  08 Apr 2016

HP's updated Elite x2 2-in-1 device takes a lot of design cues from the Surface Pro 4, but it also includes a whole lot of features that business users will appreciate. Here's a closer look at the machine.

In pictures: What's inside the ASUS ROG GX700 and its ginormous cooling dock

In pictures: What's inside the ASUS ROG GX700 and its ginormous cooling dock

FEATURE  /  05 Apr 2016

What does a beast like the ASUS ROG GX700 look like on the inside? We decided to take apart the liquid-cooling dock and pop off the bottom of the notebook to take a peek at the innards.

A feature on Dell XPS 13 (2016)

The flyweight championships: 13.3-inch ultrabook shootout

FEATURE  /  27 Mar 2016

What are the most important considerations when selecting an ultrabook? As it turns out, things like design, portability, and performance go a long way toward determining a winner. In this article, we take a look at ultrabooks from the likes of Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, and Lenovo to determine which rules the roost.

HWZ Deal Alert: 24th March 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 24th March 2016

FEATURE  /  24 Mar 2016

The long weekend is almost here, and what better way to finish off the week than with a fresh round of deals?

IT Show 2016: HWZ's picks for the best gaming notebooks

IT Show 2016: HWZ's picks for the best gaming notebooks

FEATURE  /  13 Mar 2016

It's the last day of the IT Show 2016 and if you are on the lookout for a gaming notebook, here are our recommendations.

IT Show 2016: HWZ's picks for the best ultrabooks

IT Show 2016: HWZ's picks for the best ultrabooks

FEATURE  /  11 Mar 2016

In the market for a brand new ultrabook and not sure what what to select? Here are some of the best in the market that you can buy at IT Show 2016.

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With Funan DigitaLife Mall closing retail operations from 30th June 2016, we decided to capture the essence of Funan in our first ever 360 video on HardwareZone. Since you can interact to view various angles, we've shot the video to allow interaction time as we paused longer than usual in certain points of interest. Enjoy!

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