12 best Christmas gifts for techies

12 best Christmas gifts for techies

With only one shopping weekend left till Christmas, this is your last chance to snap up the perfect gift for the techie in your life. We've rounded up the 12 best gifts across a variety of budgets, so no matter who you're buying for - friend, significant other, parent, office secret santa you've never seen or heard of before - we've got you covered.

AMD's Freesync technology is almost here and Samsung's leading the charge

AMD's Freesync technology is almost here and Samsung's leading the charge

AMD's Freesync is set to completely eliminate screen-tearing in games if everything goes smoothly. Samsung has stepped up to the plate in support of AMD, with plans to release Freesync compatible monitors. Will AMD and Samsung be the driving forces behind one of gaming's next big thing?

Dell's 5K monitor will be available later this December for US$2499

Dell's 5K monitor will be available later this December for US$2499

Dell has just announced that its new UltraSharp 27 monitor, which sports a native resolution of 5K (5120 x 2880 pixels), will be available locally this December.

Samsung UD590: An all-round 4K monitor that doesn't break the bank

Samsung UD590: An all-round 4K monitor that doesn't break the bank

8.0

The Samsung UD590 is a 28-inch 4K monitor capable of 1 billion colors, and comes with two HDMI and one DisplayPort inputs. Best of all, it costs just S$899. We tell you if it's any good.

Hands-on with ASUS' new small form factor PCs and monitors

Hands-on with ASUS' new small form factor PCs and monitors

ASUS has just unveiled a range of digital lifestyle products including its new VivoPC, Chromebox, ROG GR8 small form factor gaming PC, monitors and more. Here's a first-hand look at them.

ASUS Swift ROG PG278 G-Sync monitor: This is a gamer's dream display!

ASUS Swift ROG PG278 G-Sync monitor: This is a gamer's dream display!

8.5

The new ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-Sync monitor boasts impressive specifications such as a speedy 1ms response time and ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rates, and supports both NVIDIA G-Sync and 3D Vision technologies. Could this be the ultimate gaming monitor?

DisplayPort 1.3 standard finalized, supports 5K displays with its 32.4Gbps bandwidth

DisplayPort 1.3 standard finalized, supports 5K displays with its 32.4Gbps bandwidth

VESA has finalized DisplayPort 1.3 for audio and video transmission, and it boasts of a maximum bandwidth of 32.4Gbps. Find out what else the new standard entails!

ViewSonic's VX63Smhl series multimedia monitors come with eye strain-reducing technologies

ViewSonic's VX63Smhl series multimedia monitors come with eye strain-reducing technologies

Available in two screen sizes, the VX63Smhl series offers premium features, including native 1080p resolution, 'frameless' bezel, and Mobile High-Definition Link connectivity, at an affordable price.

Apple quietly acquires LuxVue, a company specialising in next-generation micro-LED technology

Apple quietly acquires LuxVue, a company specialising in next-generation micro-LED technology

Apple has acquired LuxVue, a company working on next-generation micro-LED technology that is said to be brighter and more energy efficient.

NVIDIA working on ways to quadruple display performance in low-res LCDs

NVIDIA working on ways to quadruple display performance in low-res LCDs

NVIDIA researchers have found a way to create high-resolution displays by re-purposing lower-resolution ones in what they're terming "cascading displays". Hit the link to find out more.

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