Microsoft Surface 3 review

Microsoft Surface 3: A smaller and more refined chip off the old block

REVIEW  /  19 May 2015

The 10.8-inch Microsoft Surface 3 is a cost-effective alternative to the bigger and pricier Surface Pro 3. It is capable of handling basic productivity tasks and boasts excellent battery life and portability to boot.

Apple MacBook (Early 2015) review

Apple MacBook: Is this the ultimate ultraportable notebook?

REVIEW  /  12 May 2015

The new MacBook is crazy thin and light, and now even comes in gold. But is it powerful enough for your needs? Can you really live with a single USB-C port? We answer all this and more in our thorough review of what is possibly the notebook of the future.

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MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro: The battle of Apple’s 13-inch notebooks

FEATURE  /  01 May 2015

Apple recently refreshed its 13-inch MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Intel’s latest fifth generation Core processors. And upon further scrutiny, the two are more similar than you might think. But if you are getting one, there’s only one you should really consider. Let us tell you which one and why.

Dell XPS 13 (2015) review

Dell XPS 13: To infinity & beyond

REVIEW  /  17 Apr 2015

The Dell XPS 13 is touted as the world's smallest 13-inch notebook and much of this can be attributed to its ultra slim display bezel. But is there more to this notebook than its stunning looks? We take a closer look.

Aftershock W-15 review

Aftershock W-15: Desktop computing in a mobile computer

REVIEW  /  15 Apr 2015

It may look unassuming from the outside, but the W-15 actually has a desktop processor under the hood. Why would anyone want that? And does it actually provide any more performance? Answers to these questions and more in our review.

An exclusive hands-on session with the new Transformer Book T300 Chi for HWZ members

An exclusive hands-on session with the new Transformer Book T300 Chi for HWZ members

FEATURE  /  13 Apr 2015

HWZ members were recently given the exclusive chance to get up-close and personal with ASUS' latest Transformer Book T300 Chi 2-in-1 hybrid notebook and at the same time learn more about Intel's new Core M processors.

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi review

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi: Intel Core M done right

REVIEW  /  06 Apr 2015

First seen at Computex 2014 last June, the ultra-slim and sexy-looking ASUS Transformer Chi T300 detachable hybrid notebook is finally here. We check it out to see if it was worth the long wait.

This is the Microsoft Surface 3

This is the Microsoft Surface 3

FEATURE  /  31 Mar 2015

Microsoft has announced the Surface 3, a 10.8-inch 2-in-1 device that bears many similarities as the 12-inch Surface Pro 3. We've fondled it for quite a bit, and here are our first impressions.

HP Omen review

HP Omen: HP's first stab at the gaming notebook market

REVIEW  /  15 Mar 2015

With HP trying to re-enter the lucrative premium gaming notebook market, does the Omen spell doom for its competitors? We spent some time evaluating their gorgeous new Omen gaming notebook and we tell you how it fares along with design details you wouldn't have expected from a gaming notebook.

MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI review

MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI: The world's most over-the-top gaming notebook

REVIEW  /  16 Feb 2015

The MSI GT80 has the honor of being the first ever notebook to have an integrated mechanical keyboard. That's all well and good, but does it perform as well as other gaming notebooks or is it just the first to have a mechanical keyboard but the last in other aspects?

Dell unleashes new Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 notebooks upon gamers

Dell unleashes new Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 notebooks upon gamers

FEATURE  /  14 Feb 2015

Alienware has just refreshed its 15 and 17-inch models with a slimmer and lighter design. The new notebooks are also equipped with new GPU options from NVIDIA and AMD. Here's what you need to know about Alienware’s new gaming notebooks.

Hands-on with HP's new commercial mobility products

Hands-on with HP's new commercial mobility products

FEATURE  /  10 Feb 2015

We went to HP's Mobility Press Briefing today and gleamed new information on HP's new products and what the company has in store for the future. Here are our picks on what you should be keeping your eye on.

ASUS ROG G751JT review

ASUS ROG G751JT: A great entry-level gaming notebook

REVIEW  /  05 Feb 2015

We finally get our hands on an ASUS ROG G751JT gaming notebook for review! Does it live up to expectations or is it irrelevant in a competitive field with entries like the Aorus X7 Pro and MSI's GT72 2QE Dominator Pro? Find out in this review!

Aftershock Titan V2.1 review

Aftershock Titan V2.1 review: With great power, comes great size

REVIEW  /  13 Jan 2015

Aftershock's back with their latest refresh of the their Titan notebook. We find out if the new Titan with dual GeForce GTX 980M GPUs and its menacing performance is enough to stand up to other gaming notebooks recently released.

Performance preview: MSI GS30 2M Shadow notebook and Gaming Dock

Performance preview: MSI GS30 2M Shadow notebook and Gaming Dock

FEATURE  /  09 Jan 2015

We've previously had a detailed hands-on with the MSI GS30 2M Shadow notebook and its dock. In light of MSI's recent reveal of the machine at CES 2015, we now have the performance numbers to go along with our earlier article. Find out if this unique proposition can deliver!

Lenovo's new Thinkpad X1 Carbon is proof that the company listens to customer feedback

Lenovo's new Thinkpad X1 Carbon is proof that the company listens to customer feedback

FEATURE  /  07 Jan 2015

Lenovo has refreshed its flagship Thinkpad X1 Carbon so that is thinner, lighter, and also boasts the latest hardware and some welcomed design changes which will delight Thinkpad traditionalists.

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Third Strike: Aorus X7 Pro and Gigabyte P35X V3 gaming notebooks tested!

FEATURE  /  23 Dec 2014

Both the Aorus X7 Pro and the Gigabyte P35X V3 gaming notebooks are in their third refresh now and represent the very best that Gigabyte has to offer. We take a close look at both of them together and see what's changed and which machine suits your needs best.

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro: One step forward, two steps back

REVIEW  /  16 Dec 2014

The Yoga 3 Pro is Lenovo's third-generation ultra-portable convertible notebook and it is also one of the first notebooks in the market to be powered by Intel’s new Core M processor. Find out if it has the performance to back up its slim and good looks.

MSI GS30 2M Shadow and Dock review

Hands-on with MSI's GS30 2M Shadow Notebook and Gaming Dock

REVIEW  /  07 Dec 2014

MSI is back with yet another piece of gaming hardware, but this time it's something that's yet to be released and is probably quite unlike anything else out there. The MSI GS30 2M Shadow and its Gaming Dock could be the best thing to happen for those who find ever limited space to accommodate their computing equipment and yet still retain some form of upgradeability. Coming to you really soon, dive in to find out what's it capable of!

Panasonic: In the business of tough

Panasonic: In the business of tough

FEATURE  /  03 Dec 2014

Panasonic have been producing ruggedized notebooks for specialized industries such as law enforcement since 1996 and are undoubtedly the market leader, but can the Toughbook weather the global PC crunch?


Measuring just 20.6mm thick and tipping the scales at just about 2kg, the new ASUS ROG 501 is incredibly slim and light for a gaming notebook. But that's not all, it also has a 15-inch 4K display. Join us as we take a quick look at this sexy gaming machine.

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