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HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2017: Editor's Choice - Part 2

By Team HardwareZone - 14 Mar 2017

Tech Awards 2017 - Honoring the best tech products & services


Celebrating the very best in tech

Last week, we published the results of our Readers' Choice polls, and Part 1 of our Editor's Choice articles, which focuses on the best in consumer electronics products, like digital cameras, smartphones/tablets, 4K TVs, and headphones. In this third and concluding part, we turn our attention to the best in computing products such as PC components, notebooks, and routers. Also featured in this article are the winners of our Innovation awards category, which is set up to recognize innovative products and cutting-edge technologies that emerged over the past year.

But before that, here's a highlight video and some pictures of the awards ceremony that took place on February 17:

This year's Tech Awards ceremony was held at the picturesque Hotel Fort Canning Grand Marquee.

It's a fun-filled afternoon, all right. Here's Team ASUS, the biggest winner of the day with 8 awards.

The ceremony was hosted by Glenn Ong. Yes, the one from SPH Radio's One FM 91.3.

And to add the fun ambiance of our special occasion, the HardwareZone and HWM editorial and video production teams came up with some rather interesting video entertainment that has fast become the hallmark of our special occasion. This year, we explored what if tech gadgets interacted like people and following that, what if apps were people!

Enjoyed the fun and acting skills of the editorial team? Time to get back to the real world and check out the winners and award recipients, and Part 2 of our breakdown of Editor's Choice results:-

WD is the winner for the Readers' Choice awards for Best NAS Brand and Best External Storage Brand. Here's Ms. Margaret Koh, Sales Director for WD South Asia, accepting the trophy from Mr. Zachary Chan, editor of HWM Singapore.

Our readers' favorite pay TV service is still StarHub TV. Accepting the award is Mr. Justin Ang, Head, Product, StarHub.

Sony is a big winner with 7 awards. On the electronics front, it's the winner of the Editor's Choice award Best Noise Canceling Headphones, and Readers' Choice for Best Home Theater Projector Brand. The company's Backlight Master Drive TV tech also garners an Innovation Award. Accepting the trophy here is Ms. Jacqueline Lim, Head of Imaging and Personal Entertainment, Marketing Division, Sony Singapore.

The Readers' Choice for Best Wireless Speakers Brand goes to Sonos. Accepting the award is Mr. Christine Honegger, CEO of Tat Chuan Acoustic.

Singtel is once again our readers' favorite Singapore telco. Receiving the trophy here is Mr. Andy Koh, Associate Director for Broadband Product Marketing for Singtel.

The Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Wireless is the Editor's Choice winner in the Best Wireless Headphones category. Accepting the award is Mr. Martin Low, VP of Sennheiser Asia.

The Readers' Choice award for Best Removable Flash Storage Brand goes to SanDisk. Accepting the award here is Country Sales Manager Mr. Mark Eng.

Samsung is a winner of 4 awards: Editor's Choice for Best Solid State Drive, and Readers' Choice for Best Mainstream Smartphone Brand, Best SSD Brand, and Best TV Brand. Accepting the awards here is Ms. Chris Sim from Samsung.

The Editor's Choice award for Best 360 Camera goes to the Ricoh Theta S. Accepting the award is Mr. Robert Teow, Manager of Sigma Marketing.

Our readers' said their favorite gaming keyboard and mouse maker is Razer. Accepting the award here is Mr. Ian Tan, Global Marketing Director at Razer Inc.

Congrats to Qoo10, for retaining the Readers' Choice award for Best Electronics Shopping Portal (Singapore) that it also won last year.

The Readers' Choice award for Best Gaming Graphics Processor Brand goes to NVIDIA. Accepting the award here is Mr. Bertrand Lim from NVIDIA.

The Nikon D5 is the winner of our Editor's Choice award for Best Professional Interchangeable Lens Camera. Accepting the award here is Ms. Valerie Goh from Nikon.

This is the first time we've Readers' Choice for Best Video Streaming Service Provider (Singapore). And the inaugural winner is Netflix. Accepting the award on behalf of Netflix here is Mr. Aaron Kobes from Webershandwick.