Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

FEATURE  /  03 Apr 2014

The first major update to Windows 8.1 brings a slew of UI changes designed to make keyboard and mouse users feel more at home in what's still primarily a touch-focused operating system. We tell you more.

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE review

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE Review - Redefining Android Productivity

REVIEW  /  17 Mar 2014

It's easy to dismiss the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 as just a bigger version of the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition. But as we found out, what matters most in this case is the software and not the hardware. But is it worth the price, and who should buy it? We answer these questions in this review.

Microsoft Surface 2 review

Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet - Leaner and Meaner

REVIEW  /  14 Mar 2014

Today, Microsoft launches the Surface 2 tablet in Singapore. It's now powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, and sports a 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD display. It's also thinner and lighter than last year's Surface RT. But are hardware enhancements and the new 8.1 version of Windows RT OS enough to make the Surface 2 a winner? We find out.

HardwareZone Members Go Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

HardwareZone Members Go Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

FEATURE  /  28 Feb 2014

The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 is Samsung's flagship product in its new pro tablet lineup, but is it just a tablet with a giant screen? To dispel the misconception, Samsung collaborated with HardwareZone to bring our members a special hands-on event - so check out what took place!

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0

Hands-on: Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0

FEATURE  /  27 Feb 2014

The new Huawei MediaPad M1 is yet another tablet recently announced at MWC 2014. Built for entertainment purposes, this highly affordable tablet promises to keep you entertained while on-the-go with the latest LTE connectivity.

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.

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE review

Preview: Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 LTE

REVIEW  /  26 Feb 2014

While the Galaxy Note Pro's massive 12.2-inch WQXGA display certainly makes movie watching and gaming more immersive, its multi-tasking features and productivity apps bundle suggest that the larger play is to convince business users to ditch their notebooks.

Samsung Forum 2014 - Curves in the Home, PRO Tablets and Two New Cameras

Samsung Forum 2014 - Curves in the Home, PRO Tablets and Two New Cameras

FEATURE  /  21 Feb 2014

Held in Bali, the Samsung Forum 2014 revealed Samsung's latest products that include the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO tablet. Hit the link to find out more about the new releases heading your way really soon.

LG G Tablet 8.3 review

LG G Tablet 8.3 - World's First Full-HD 8-inch Tablet

REVIEW  /  14 Feb 2014

LG entered the 8-inch tablet market with the G Tablet 8.3. As the world's first 8-inch table with a Full-HD display and some nifty software features, can the affordable G Tablet 8.3 set itself apart from its competitors? Let's find out in this review.

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.

HP Slate 7 Extreme review

HP Slate 7 Extreme - The Stylus Goes Mainstream

REVIEW  /  03 Feb 2014

The HP Slate 7 Extreme is essentially a rebranded NVIDIA Tegra Note model. It is the first 7-inch OEM Android tablet to come with a stylus, equipped with the NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor and an affordable price tag. Find out how the Slate 7 Extreme goes up against the other 7-inch tablets!

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1) LTE review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1-inch) with LTE Reviewed - Intel Inside

REVIEW  /  01 Feb 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1-inch) with LTE is one of the rare Android tablets that's powered by an Intel Clover Trail+ Atom processor. Does it matter though? We compared it with other mid-tier tablets in the market to tell you the answer in this review.

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

FEATURE  /  12 Jan 2014

While the focus of AMD's press conference at CES 2014 was mostly on its new desktop performance APU, Kaveri, the big red also took this opportunity to show off a few reference devices designed around the upcoming Mullins APU. We show you a preview of how these devices might look and function. Also, new design wins for existing Kabini and Temash APUs.

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: Lenovo Miix 2

Hands-on: Lenovo Miix 2

FEATURE  /  10 Jan 2014

At CES 2014, Lenovo unveiled the Miix 2 range of Windows 8.1 dockable tablets, which brings the 'rip and flip' design of Lenovo's Thinkpad Helix to its consumer lineup. Available in 10- and 11-inch form factors, can the Miix 2 achieve the same success as Lenovo's popular Yoga convertible Ultrabooks? We take a closer look.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO Series

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO Series

FEATURE  /  07 Jan 2014

Samsung today launched four new tablets that focuses on enabling users with better tools for productivity as well as enhancing user's experience with a high resolution display. We take a closer look at what these new devices have to offer.

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.

NVDIA Unveils Tegra K1 Processor with True Kepler GPU Core

NVDIA Unveils Tegra K1 Processor with True Kepler GPU Core

FEATURE  /  06 Jan 2014

Another year, another Tegra, but this time NVIDIA has a game-changing mobile processor with a graphics core direct from the Kepler GPU architecture. Welcome the Tegra K1.

15 in 15 - The Most Important Gadgets of the Last 15 Years

15 in 15 - The Most Important Gadgets of the Last 15 Years

FEATURE  /  31 Dec 2013

As HardwareZone celebrates its 15th year in operation, we take a look back at the last 15 years and discover the 15 most important, world-changing, game-busting gadgets to have been released by the hand of man. Love them or hate them, discover which ones made the cut right here.

Summary: Telcos' Excess Local Data Charges and Monitoring Tools

Summary: Telcos' Excess Local Data Charges and Monitoring Tools

FEATURE  /  31 Dec 2013

With 2013 coming to an end, all three telcos in Singapore have revised excess data charges for their customers who exceed their subscribed data bundle. Here's a quick look at the costs across the board and some data monitoring tools for your consideration.

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With so many different tablets available on the market today, what should you look out for when you make your purchase? More than 50 participants attended our HWZ PlayTest event for a hands-on of the latest models on the market, including, phablets, tablets and notebook hybrids. Some weren't even launched yet! So check out what took place.

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