News roundup from Computex 2015

News roundup from Computex 2015

FEATURE  /  14 Jun 2015

If there's one event of the year that raises awareness of the PC components and computing industry, that's got to be Computex. While there's more networking and mobile communications related verticals taking the limelight in recent years, computing, gaming and overclocking remain the core focus. If you missed out on some of our coverage, check out our combined spread here!

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.

OWC's new USB-C Dock gives your MacBook all the ports it needs

OWC's new USB-C Dock gives your MacBook all the ports it needs

NEWS  /  10 Jun 2015  /  11 weeks ago

OWC has just answered the prayers of MacBook users with its new USB-C Dock that comes in matching colors and provides MacBooks with just about all the ports it would need.

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.

Dell’s edge-to-edge Infinity display just arrived on the XPS 15

Dell’s edge-to-edge Infinity display just arrived on the XPS 15

NEWS  /  05 Jun 2015  /  12 weeks ago

A new Dell XPS 15 has been spotted at Computex 2015, complete with a shiny new bezel-less Infinity display!

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.

Intel launches 5th Generation Intel Core processors and new Xeon product family

Intel launches 5th Generation Intel Core processors and new Xeon product family

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  12 weeks ago

Intel announced a slew of new 14nm 'Broadwell' processors at Computex 2015 today, all featuring Intel's latest and most powerful Iris Pro graphics.

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.

MSI outs new notebook line-up at Computex 2015

MSI outs new notebook line-up at Computex 2015

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  12 weeks ago

MSI has announced a new range of gaming and entertainment notebooks at Computex 2015, with support for new hardware and features like Intel fifth-generation processors and NVIDIA G-Sync for notebooks.

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.

Lenovo unveils a trio of new laptops and the new ThinkPad 10

Lenovo unveils a trio of new laptops and the new ThinkPad 10

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2015  /  12 weeks ago

A host of new laptops and a new ThinkPad tablet were unveiled at the Lenovo Tech World event last week. We give you the details on every single one inside.

It's official, G-Sync is coming to notebooks

It's official, G-Sync is coming to notebooks

NEWS  /  01 Jun 2015  /  13 weeks ago

We have heard rumors of G-Sync coming to notebooks for quite some time, but it's official now. NVIDIA has confirmed that manufacturers like ASUS, Aorus and MSI will begin offering G-Sync enabled notebooks starting today.

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.

Apple releases new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad and new iMac with Retina 5K display configuration

Apple releases new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad and new iMac with Retina 5K display configuration

NEWS  /  21 May 2015  /  14 weeks ago

Apple has just updated its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup and also introduced a new lower-priced configuration of its iMac with Retina 5K display.

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.

New 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac expected to be released this week

New 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac expected to be released this week

NEWS  /  19 May 2015  /  15 weeks ago

According to rumors, Apple will update its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display and 27-inch iMac this week.

Gigabyte's new P15F V3 notebook straddles the line between work and play

Gigabyte's new P15F V3 notebook straddles the line between work and play

NEWS  /  15 May 2015  /  15 weeks ago

While there's been a lot of options in the market if you're looking for a high end gaming notebook, decent budget priced ones aren't as plentiful. Luckily, Gigabyte is stepping up to the plate, with the release of their newest P15F V3 notebook.

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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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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