AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2015

AMD's 6th generation APU is officially launched today and it sets a rather high bar for itself to drastically improve the capabilities of everyday notebooks. We detail all you need to know about Carrizo in this feature article and the feats of engineering at AMD.

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2015

With NVIDIA's recent launch of their GeForce GTX 980 Ti and new developments in the gaming and VR scene, they decided it's time to meet our local hardware enthusiasts and share the good work they've been putting out as of late. Yesterday, NVIDIA execs from Taiwan flew down for a special invite-only event to do just that, so here's what went down.

Everything you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2015

Everything you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2015

FEATURE  /  10 Jun 2015

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 just started yesterday morning in San Francisco with a number of notable updates to its OS and app ecosystem. We've also caught hold of some nuggets of information that wasn't part of the opening keynotes and you'll find all that and more in this roundup.

HP PPS Innovation Day: HP showcases blended reality Sprout PC & notebook and printer innovations

HP PPS Innovation Day: HP showcases blended reality Sprout PC & notebook and printer innovations

FEATURE  /  09 Jun 2015

At its Printing and Personal Systems Innovation Day, HP showcased its efforts to advance design and innovation across the print and PC markets. On display was the dual-screen, gesture-based computer, the HP Sprout, and a range of other consumer and enterprise devices that are ready for Windows 10.

AMD's Carrizo APU gets real with a showcase of upcoming notebooks and systems

AMD's Carrizo APU gets real with a showcase of upcoming notebooks and systems

FEATURE  /  03 Jun 2015

Following the official launch of the Carrizo APU, AMD had several industry wins to showcase and assure us that they will be in retail soon. Expect these systems and more from the end of June.

The new Thunderbolt 3 will be the USB-C that does it all

The new Thunderbolt 3 will be the USB-C that does it all

FEATURE  /  02 Jun 2015

Intel just announced the new Thunderbolt 3 standard that uses the USB-C port and it will be compatible with other protocols such as USB, DisplayPort and PCI Express.

Hands-on with two new ASUS 2-in-1 hybrid notebooks with USB Type-C ports

Hands-on with two new ASUS 2-in-1 hybrid notebooks with USB Type-C ports

FEATURE  /  02 Jun 2015

The new Transformer Book Flip and Transformer Book T100HA from ASUS will come preloaded with Windows 10 and will be amongst the first devices in the market to come with USB Type-C ports.

HP launches new range of Pavilion devices targeted at millennials at YouTube FanFest Singapore 2015

HP launches new range of Pavilion devices targeted at millennials at YouTube FanFest Singapore 2015

FEATURE  /  21 May 2015

HP has just announced a range of new Pavilion devices and also teased their new Envy Phoenix gaming desktop at the YouTube FanFest Singapore 2015. Built with millennials in mind, these devices are affordable and are available in multiple configurations and colors.

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.

A feature on Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (Early 2015)

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.

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The ASUS ROG GX700 is the world's first liquid-cooled gaming notebook. We had a quick chat with the product manager to better understand why they've created an over-the-top notebook what some of our members thought of it from ASUS' exclusive ROG GX700 experience event!

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