A Hardware Zone Special: PlayTest August 2008 (Updated with Videos!)

A Hardware Zone Special: PlayTest August 2008 (Updated with Videos!)

With Comex 2008 looming, we once again opened the hallowed halls of our office and invited subscribers and readers of HardwareZone, HWM, GameAxis and PVi, to come in and try out the latest gadgets and ask whatever burning questions they might have. This time, more tech talks, a gaming tourney and more goodies were in-store; check out the coverage!

HTC Touch HD and HTC Touch 3G Preview

HTC Touch HD and HTC Touch 3G Preview

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A week ago, HTC has officially revealed three new devices under its Touch family, namely the HTC Touch HD, Touch 3G and finally the Touch Viva. We've made a few calls and managed to secure a first hand preview of both the Touch HD and Touch 3G, so hit the jump to learn more about these new Windows Mobile 6.1 devices!

Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition - Overclocked Goodness

Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition - Overclocked Goodness

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More overclocked variants of ATI's formidable Radeon HD 4870 have arrived in our labs. And today, we take a look at Palit's latest offering, the Palit Radeon HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition, to see whether or not that monstrous cooler actually works, and if it confers any advantages over the standard 4870.

First Looks: Packard Bell Compasseo 770

First Looks: Packard Bell Compasseo 770

Getting lost in Singapore is very hard, and it's probably even harder now with the aid of the Packard Bell Compasseo 770 personal navigation device.

The Megapixel Monster Cometh - Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

The Megapixel Monster Cometh - Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony has just launched its highest-ever megapixel DSLR with the Alpha A900 and after we picked our jaws up from the ground, we got to trying out this new megapixel monster of a camera.

HardwareZone Iron Tech 2008: Malaysia Semi-Finals Round

HardwareZone Iron Tech 2008: Malaysia Semi-Finals Round

Held in none other than Malaysia's premier IT shopping mall, Low Yat Plaza, the inaugural HardwareZone Iron Tech event made its presence felt when six of Malaysia's top overclockers displayed their skills and technical knowledge in order to qualify for the Grand Finals in Singapore. Check out what took place and the outcome!

Engage, Excite, Experience - HP's Regional Press Summit

Engage, Excite, Experience - HP's Regional Press Summit

HP choose bustling HK as the location for its regional press summit, where the company launched its new blueprint for its consumer and SOHO products with a theme of "Engage, Excite, Experience". Join us as we unveil some of the upcoming initiatives and developments from the computing giant.

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT Roundup

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT Roundup

Taking an old product, renaming it and then passing it off as new is something that NVIDIA has done in the past. This time, NVIDIA has taken the good old 8800 GT and rebadged it as the 9800 GT, and we take four fine examples to see if there's any discernible difference.

HardwareZone Iron Tech 2008: Philippines Semi-Finals Round

HardwareZone Iron Tech 2008: Philippines Semi-Finals Round

As HardwareZone celebrated its 10th anniversary and counted its milestones, it had again marked another unique achievement with the birth of the Iron Tech competition. Yes, it has commenced and the heat is on! Check out the Semi-Finals that took place in Manila, Philippines in the previous weekend.

First Looks: Razer Salmosa Gaming Mouse

First Looks: Razer Salmosa Gaming Mouse

Looking for a gaming-grade mouse, but unwilling to splash the cash? Then maybe you ought to check out the Razer Salmosa, an entry level gaming-grade mice.

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