Dell opens new Singapore flagship store at Plaza Singapura

Dell opens new Singapore flagship store at Plaza Singapura

NEWS  /  14 Jul 2016  /  10 weeks ago

Located at level 4 in Plaza Singapura, the new Dell Exclusive Store takes on the same distinctive customer-centric approach as the previous store in Funan.

HP and Dell raise prices in UK following weakening of the pound

HP and Dell raise prices in UK following weakening of the pound

NEWS  /  14 Jul 2016  /  10 weeks ago

The English pound has slumped to a 31-year low against the U.S. dollar, as a result, tech firms Dell and HP have both decided to raise prices in the UK.

Avast Software is acquiring rival antivirus solution firm AVG Technologies for US$1.3 billion

Avast Software is acquiring rival antivirus solution firm AVG Technologies for US$1.3 billion

NEWS  /  08 Jul 2016  /  11 weeks ago

Czech Republic-based Avast Software has announced its plans to acquire AVG Technologies to the tune of US$1.3 billion in cash. Coincidentally, both firms were founded in the old Czech Republic, and they have grown to be security giants, in their own rights.

Public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra are now available

Public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra are now available

NEWS  /  08 Jul 2016  /  11 weeks ago

Public betas of Apple's new mobile and desktop OS, iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, are now available for download.

The Acer Switch Alpha 12 is an affordable Surface clone with liquid cooling (Updated)

The Acer Switch Alpha 12 is an affordable Surface clone with liquid cooling (Updated)

NEWS  /  05 Jul 2016  /  12 weeks ago

Acer just announced the Switch Alpha 12, an affordable Surface Pro clone that comes with closed-loop liquid cooling. The company has also managed to implement a fanless design, even though the device supports up to an Intel Core i7 CPU.

Critical BIOS vulnerability found in Lenovo PCs; may affect other manufacturers too

Critical BIOS vulnerability found in Lenovo PCs; may affect other manufacturers too

NEWS  /  05 Jul 2016  /  12 weeks ago

Security researcher Dymtro Oleksiuk has uncovered a critical flaw in the BIOS of Lenovo PCs that could let attackers circumvent Windows' basic security protocols. However, while the vulnerability was found on Lenovo PCs, other manufacturers using the same BIOS software could also be vulnerable.

Microsoft may release a new Surface device this year, and three more in 2017

Microsoft may release a new Surface device this year, and three more in 2017

NEWS  /  04 Jul 2016  /  12 weeks ago

One app developer saw hints of Microsoft's plans for its Surface line-up on a recent visit to the software giant's office. If true, this could mean a Surface device in 2016, and up to three in 2017.

UK ranks top in the world for mobile internet speeds

UK ranks top in the world for mobile internet speeds

NEWS  /  30 Jun 2016  /  12 weeks ago

It’s been a rough time for UK, but at least they can take solace in the fact that a recent report ranks them number one in terms of mobile internet speeds.

Microsoft Edge found to give up to 53% more battery life

Microsoft Edge found to give up to 53% more battery life

NEWS  /  21 Jun 2016  /  14 weeks ago

Microsoft has just published results from tests by the Microsoft Edge team that show that Microsoft Edge delivers 36-53% more battery life on machines running Windows 10 than competing browsers.

Gigabyte’s Aorus X7 DT is a mobile VR-ready powerhouse

Gigabyte’s Aorus X7 DT is a mobile VR-ready powerhouse

NEWS  /  21 Jun 2016  /  14 weeks ago

The Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT packs an overclockable mobile processor and desktop-class NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980, all with the aim of becoming a portable VR-ready powerhouse.

The new Razer Blade now comes with 16GB of RAM and a higher resolution display

The new Razer Blade now comes with 16GB of RAM and a higher resolution display

NEWS  /  21 Jun 2016  /  14 weeks ago

Razer has launched an updated version of its 14-inch Razer Blade gaming notebook. The new Blade now features an Intel Skylake processor and Thunderbolt 3 port, which means that it will work with the Razer Core external graphics enclosure.

Bluetooth 5: 4x the range, 2x the speed, and coming to a device near you soon

Bluetooth 5: 4x the range, 2x the speed, and coming to a device near you soon

NEWS  /  17 Jun 2016  /  14 weeks ago

Bluetooth 5 has just been officially announced and it will offer up to four times the range and double the speed of Bluetooth 4.

Apple previews macOS Sierra at WWDC 2016 with loads of new features

Apple previews macOS Sierra at WWDC 2016 with loads of new features

NEWS  /  14 Jun 2016  /  15 weeks ago

As expected, OS X is now macOS, and Apple also showed off its latest operating system, macOS Sierra at WWDC 2016. Here are some of its key features.

Leaked photos of new MacBook Pro indicate OLED touchpad and four USB Type-C ports

Leaked photos of new MacBook Pro indicate OLED touchpad and four USB Type-C ports

NEWS  /  06 Jun 2016  /  16 weeks ago

More leaked photos of Apple's new MacBook Pro indicate that the new notebook will have an OLED touchpad above the keyboard and four USB Type-C ports.

MSI updated its line-up of gaming notebooks with NVIDIA's next generation graphics

MSI updated its line-up of gaming notebooks with NVIDIA's next generation graphics

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2016  /  16 weeks ago

If you're looking for the next generation of gaming notebooks from MSI whether for VR gaming or just simply a portable system with enough gaming horsepower, then the following models would whet your appetite for sure. MSI wouldn't say which NVIDIA GPU it's using, but we all know what they are.

AMD teases next generation high performance x86 "Zen" processor core

AMD teases next generation high performance x86 "Zen" processor core

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2016  /  16 weeks ago

AMD publicly demonstrated their latest "Zen" core at their press conference this morning, signifying the silicon's health and the company's determination to go head on with Intel's dominance in the high-performance desktop market.

MSI showcases new backpack PC for VR gamers

MSI showcases new backpack PC for VR gamers

NEWS  /  31 May 2016  /  16 weeks ago

MSI showcased its new backpack PC for VR gamers today at the Computex Taipei 2016 exhibition. Leading the way in true VR mobility, this might just be the kind of gaming hardware you'll want to buy if you want to experience the freedom to move around freely in your gaming environment.

Dell updates Inspiron 15 and 17 5000 notebooks with new processors and colors

Dell updates Inspiron 15 and 17 5000 notebooks with new processors and colors

NEWS  /  31 May 2016  /  16 weeks ago

Dell has updated its 15 and 17-inch Inspiron 5000 notebooks with all new processors and colors.

The ASUS ROG GX800 might just be the world’s most insane gaming laptop

The ASUS ROG GX800 might just be the world’s most insane gaming laptop

NEWS  /  31 May 2016  /  17 weeks ago

Thought the ROG GX700 was extreme? You might have to rethink that. ASUS just announced the ROG GX800, another liquid-cooled monster of a laptop with an unlocked Intel Core CPU, overclocked memory, and a pair of NVIDIA GPUs in SLI.

The ASUS ZenBook 3 looks just like a slimmer and lighter Apple MacBook

The ASUS ZenBook 3 looks just like a slimmer and lighter Apple MacBook

NEWS  /  31 May 2016  /  17 weeks ago

It seems like everyone wants to be thinner than the MacBook these days. The ASUS ZenBook 3 is only 11.9mm thick, but it comes equipped with high-end specifications like an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD.

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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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