Xiaomi Mi 3 review

Xiaomi Mi 3 - A Flagship Smartphone That Doesn't Cost a Bomb

REVIEW  /  06 Mar 2014

The Mi 3 is Xiaomi's current flagship smartphone with an affordable price tag. Equipped with all the linings of a top device like a 5-inch Full-HD IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and a 13MP rear camera, can the Xiaomi Mi 3 stand up against other Android flagship smartphones? We spill the beans.

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone Mini and ZenFone Series

Hands-on: ASUS PadFone Mini and ZenFone Series

FEATURE  /  27 Feb 2014

ASUS unveiled the PadFone Mini and ZenFone series one month ago at Consumer Electronics Show 2014. We dropped by ASUS booth today at Mobile World Congress 2014 to take a look. Here's our initial impressions of the devices.

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad X1

FEATURE  /  26 Feb 2014

Is it a tablet or a smartphone? We honestly don't know and neither does Huawei. The new Huawei MediaPad X1 is sleek enough to be carried around like a smartphone, yet its 7-inch screen makes it more like a tablet. You decide.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend G6 4G

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend G6 4G

FEATURE  /  25 Feb 2014

Huawei unveiled their latest social-friendly Ascend G6 4G smartphone at MWC 2014. The phone features a 5-megapixel front facing camera that lets you take better selfies through its unique wide-angle lens.

A feature on Samsung Galaxy S5

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S5

FEATURE  /  25 Feb 2014

At MWC 2014, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the 5.1-inch Galaxy S5. Yes, it has a fingerprint scanner. Yes it's IP67 water and dust resistant. Yes, it can monitor your heart rate. And yes, it comes in gold. But what else does it do? Find out in our full hands-on.

Hands-on: Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo

Hands-on: Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo

FEATURE  /  25 Feb 2014

While MWC 2014 may not officially kick off until tomorrow, Samsung has jumped the gun by unveiling its new second-generation smartwatches, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, a day early. But with less than six months since the release of the Galaxy Gear, are Samsung's new smartwatches enough of an improvement to find success?

Five Things You Need to Know About the Nokia X Smartphones

Five Things You Need to Know About the Nokia X Smartphones

FEATURE  /  25 Feb 2014

Nokia today unveiled a new family of smartphones, the X which run on Android apps alongside Microsoft's services and signature Nokia experiences. While Android running on Nokia devices is like a dream comes true for some consumers, things aren't exactly what they seem. We list out five things you need to know about the Nokia X smartphones.

A feature on LG G Pro 2

Hands-on: LG G Pro 2 and LG G2 Mini

FEATURE  /  24 Feb 2014

LG announced two new smartphones, the G Pro 2 and the G2 Mini days before Mobile World Congress 2014 kicked off. We had a brief hands-on with the two new devices at LG's booth. Read on to find out about our initial impressions.

Intel Unveils Two 64-bit Atom Processors at MWC 2014

Intel Unveils Two 64-bit Atom Processors at MWC 2014

FEATURE  /  24 Feb 2014

Intel unveiled two 64-bit Atom processors at MWC 2014 today, and also spoke of its multiyear agreements with Lenovo, ASUS and Foxconn to develop mobile devices running on Intel chips.

Xiaomi Redmi review

Xiaomi Redmi - A Budget Phone with Endless Customization

REVIEW  /  19 Feb 2014

The Xiaomi Redmi has proven itself to be very popular among consumers in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since its launch last July. Does the Redmi really offer plenty of bang for the buck? Find out in our review of the most affordable smartphone to-date!

This is the Posture of Our Age

This is the Posture of Our Age

BLOG  /  17 Feb 2014

As the boat pushed out of Changi jetty, the seaspray kicked up and we bounced up and down on the wakes of sister ferries. The salty wind on my face, I glanced back at my fellow passengers, and saw half of them looking down at their phones.

5 Tips When Buying a Portable Battery Pack for Your Mobile Device

5 Tips When Buying a Portable Battery Pack for Your Mobile Device

FEATURE  /  13 Feb 2014

Let's face it: Because smartphones and tablets are so multi-talented these days, their batteries usually don't last very long. Which is why many of us have resorted to carrying an external battery pack. But with so many choices out there, how does one go about choosing one? Here are 5 tips.

Specs Compared: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs. Apple iPhone 5S vs. Nokia Lumia 1020

Specs Compared: Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs. Apple iPhone 5S vs. Nokia Lumia 1020

FEATURE  /  05 Feb 2014

Sony touts the Xperia Z1 Compact as "the world's best premium compact smartphone". We take a look at how the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact fares against the two flagship devices from the Apple iOS and Windows Phone camp.

Hands-on with Google Glass in Singapore: Singlish vs. Glass & Thoughts on the Future

Hands-on with Google Glass in Singapore: Singlish vs. Glass & Thoughts on the Future

FEATURE  /  29 Jan 2014

Put Google Glass on for the first time and you get a glimpse of the future. The high-tech device isn't officially here yet, but we scored time with it at Google's offices and tested it against our Singlish.

The Gold and Red Smartphones to Get for the Lunar New Year

The Gold and Red Smartphones to Get for the Lunar New Year

FEATURE  /  25 Jan 2014

Gold and red are considered auspicious colors for the Lunar New Year. If you are planning to get a smartphone this festive season, why not consider one from this list of red and gold smartphones?

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

FEATURE  /  10 Jan 2014

Like every other year, this year's edition of CES is a massive deluge of news and product releases. If the avalanche of coverage is giving you a headache, or literally TL;DR, we've the solution. Just give us 5 minutes to tell you the five key things you should know from this year's show.

Hands-on: ZTE Grand S II

Hands-on: ZTE Grand S II

FEATURE  /  09 Jan 2014

Chinese manufacturer ZTE has gone all out for CES 2014, showcasing no less than seven new or recently announced devices at its booth, as well as a number of other peripherals and oddballs such as its Mozilla Firefox-powered ZTE Open smartphone. We took a closer look at ZTE's new flagship smartphone, the Grand S II.

Motorola Moto G review

Motorola Moto G Review - The Phone to Connect the Millions

REVIEW  /  08 Jan 2014

Motorola touts the Moto G as the smartphone choice for the next 500 million customers. Does it really have what it takes to appeal to the masses? To achieve its super-affordable price tag, did Motorola cut any corners with the Moto G? Let's find out!

Hands-on: Lenovo Vibe Z

Hands-on: Lenovo Vibe Z

FEATURE  /  08 Jan 2014

Lenovo's Vibe Z smartphone is the reason you should start paying attention to Lenovo's phones. LTE-enabled, with a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, a Snapdragon 800 processor, a sleek and light build and a 5MP front-facing wide-angle camera - it can match up with any Android flagship smartphone. We take a closer look.

How NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Brings PC Gaming and GPGPU to Your Mobile Device

How NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Brings PC Gaming and GPGPU to Your Mobile Device

FEATURE  /  06 Jan 2014

NVIDIA's new Tegra K1 boasts of graphical capabilities that have leapfrogged a few generations on the mobile front to match up with its desktop counterpart. Find out in this article what's exactly underneath the K1 and what else its feature set enables it to accomplish with ease.

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