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.

Photos: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 notebooks and tablet are so very sleek

Photos: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 notebooks and tablet are so very sleek

FEATURE  /  03 Mar 2016

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 series of products could very well be the serious businessman's best friend. Who says business devices have to look and feel clunky?

Hands-on: The Huawei MateBook is the latest Surface Pro 4 challenger

Hands-on: The Huawei MateBook is the latest Surface Pro 4 challenger

FEATURE  /  23 Feb 2016

The Huawei MateBook is the latest 2-in-1 Windows hybrid to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Constructed entirely of aluminum, it is solidly built and can be paired with a stylus with 2,048 levels of sensitivity and a keyboard for the full experience.

Can a single mobile form factor rule us all?

Can a single mobile form factor rule us all?

FEATURE  /  15 Feb 2016

Smartphones, phablets, tablets, detachable notebooks, and ultra slim and portable notebook are blurring the lines between the various mobile computing form factors? What will the future of mobile computing be like?

How to clean up, declutter and speed up your Mac for Chinese New Year

How to clean up, declutter and speed up your Mac for Chinese New Year

FEATURE  /  06 Feb 2016

Sure, you may be spring cleaning your home now, but how about your Mac? It deserves a little refreshing now and then too. Here are apps, both free and paid, to help you clean up, declutter and speed up your Mac for Chinese New Year.

8 tech gadgets in red and gold to usher in the Lunar New Year

8 tech gadgets in red and gold to usher in the Lunar New Year

FEATURE  /  06 Feb 2016

Chinese New Year is all about renewal, and about having as much red and gold in the house to usher in good fortune and wealth. Here's our selection of eight tech items to ring in the new year right.

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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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