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77 awards presented to honor the best brands and products at Tech Awards 2016

By Ng Chong Seng - on 16 Feb 2016, 4:30pm

77 awards presented to honor the best brands and products at Tech Awards 2016

HWM, Singapore’s leading tech magazine, and, Singapore’s No.1 online technology portal today announced the winners of the Tech Awards 2016 at the industry’s most prestigious consumer electronics and technology awards event.

In its 7th year running, 40 Readers’ Choice, 33 Editor’s Choice and 4 Innovation awards were bestowed to honour the industry’s top brands, the year’s most exceptional products and its greatest innovations.

ASUS emerged the biggest winner of the day, with a total haul of 8 awards - 3 Editor’s Choice and 5 Readers’ Choice. Other top notable winners were Apple and Samsung, each taking home a total of 7 and 6 awards respectively.

This year also marked the inclusion of video games merit categories, for the first time presented in collaboration with In addition to the Best Gaming Console Brand award introduced last year, a Best Gaming Publisher award was available for public voting among this year’s Readers’ Choice brand nominees. 4 new video games categories were also considered for Editor’s Choice awards: Best PC Game, Best Console Game, Best Online Game and Game of the Year.

The inaugural winner for the Readers’ Choice Best Gaming Publisher is Activision Blizzard, while the Editor’s Choice Game of the Year award went to Bloodborne.

Ms Reta Lee, Group Editor for HWM Singapore and said: “The expansion of our award merit categories and addition of video games awards is a testament to our commitment for the Tech Awards to be the most relevant and inclusive technology event of the year.

In addition, our partnership with ensures that even though we’re presenting these awards for the first time, they carry with them the authority of a respected and trusted veteran in the video gaming industry.”

Ms Pang Lee Cheng, General Manager, SPH Magazines says: “The Tech Awards has grown from its beginnings as our way to honour exceptional products, to become one of the most recognisable awards for technology excellence, innovation and brand reach. We strive to ensure that the Tech Awards continuously evolves with this fast-paced industry, setting the benchmark for our partners and readers alike.”

The complete results will be published in HWM Singapore’s April and May 2016 issues. They will also be released online at over the next week.

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