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5 Coolest, Wackiest Things We Saw at MWC19 Shanghai

5 Coolest, Wackiest Things We Saw at MWC19 Shanghai

As die-hard gamers and avid tech evangelists, we are always on the lookout for latest and exciting products in this space. Luckily, we got a quick glimpse of the newest developments behind the curtains at MWC19 Shanghai. Held from 26 to 28 June 2019, MWC19 Shanghai (short for Mobile World Congress) is one of the telecommunication industry’s annual flagship conferences held in Shanghai. Here’s a quick glimpse at the five coolest and wackiest tech at MWC19 Shanghai: 1. 5G ‘Always Connected’ Laptops from Qualcomm Whether you are a workaholic, media buff, or somewhere in between the two, Qualcomm’s latest 5G-enabled,…
Lenovo Yoga S730 Review: Thin in hand, thin in features

Lenovo Yoga S730 Review: Thin in hand, thin in features

The flexibility of Lenovo’s Yoga series has been a stand-out feature ever since its inception back in 2012. Since then, it has spawned different series under the same name, including the Yoga S series, which is their Ultrabook variant of the line-up. Their newest release is the Lenovo Yoga S730, possibly one of the thinnest laptops on the market right now. Measuring at a thickness of just 11.9mm and weight of 1.2kg, it is easy to mistake it as one of your magazines if you have both in your bag. The chassis of the laptop is made out of aluminium,…
New 9th Gen Intel CPU signals start of new laptop series

New 9th Gen Intel CPU signals start of new laptop series

The new 9th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile H-series processors, successors to the 8th Gen Intel Core which was released last year, were recently announced for laptops. Dubbed “the most powerful generation of Intel® Core™ mobile processors ever”, Intel® is aiming to push gaming experiences on laptops to the next level. Its performance seems on track with that sentiment, with Intel claiming up to 33% overall performance and 28% increased responsiveness compared to a 3-year-old PC. Consumers can choose from i5, i7 and i9 CPUs — the i9 variants will come with 8 processor cores and 16 threads in order to…
Microsoft Surface Review: Sleek In Aesthetics, Yet Versatile In Functionality

Microsoft Surface Review: Sleek In Aesthetics, Yet Versatile In Functionality

Personally, I prefer gaming-grade rigs, such as Dell’s Alienware or Asus ROG line of gaming-oriented laptops. In comparison, the Microsoft Surface laptop seems almost modest — with its light frame and corporate, not-built-for-heavy-use look. But don’t let that fool you from its workhorse capabilities; it may not run Triple A games as well as a Razer Blade, but it will certainly be more than enough for anybody that doesn’t play first-person-shooters for a full-time living. First Impressions When it comes to looks, the Microsoft Surface Pro is neatly and elegantly presented. It looks sleek, simplistic and professional; essentially what a…
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme: An Extreme-ly Good Portable Laptop for the Modern Worker

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme: An Extreme-ly Good Portable Laptop for the Modern Worker

The Lenovo Thinkpad’s X1 series has been famed for providing laptops adept at providing high-powered performance, all while being housed in such a thin and portable system for the modern businessman. Now, Lenovo has added to this to the line-up with the X1 Extreme, equipped with a 15.6-inch display (as compared to the 14-inch display of its predecessor, the X1 Carbon), as well as additional upgrades to the processors and GPU. The laptop dons the classic laptop design from years past, and you won’t find any of the futuristic designs that one would otherwise see on something like a gaming…
Aftershock APEX-15 Review: A Beast in Performance for Creatives & Gamers

Aftershock APEX-15 Review: A Beast in Performance for Creatives & Gamers

As a creative and a professional video editor, the search for the best machine to complement my field of work has always been a dilemma: with a large variety of electronic products offered on the mass market today, how many of them can actually meet the demands of running multiple creative software simultaneously and seamlessly – all without breaking the bank? For like-minded individuals in my field of profession – or one that is similar – gaming laptops would probably not be an immediate choice. However, Aftershock’s APEX-15 notebook is one to consider when it comes to getting creative work done with…
Work & Play With The Surface Book 2 Coming To Singapore On 15 March

Work & Play With The Surface Book 2 Coming To Singapore On 15 March

Pre-orders have already started for the Microsoft Surface Book 2 in Singapore, which will arrive in stores from 15 March onwards! Starting from S$2,188, the Surface Book 2 is Microsoft’s most powerful laptop yet. With the latest 8th Generation Intel processors, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (or 1060 for you power users) discrete graphics options, the Surface Book 2 provides all-day battery life, supporting up to 17 hours of video playback – think about all those shows you’ve been needing to catch-up on! If you’re seeking a powerful yet portable device, the Surface Book 2 (13.5″) weighs just slightly over…
It’s Almost Here: Microsoft’s Surface Laptop To Hit Singapore On 24 January

It’s Almost Here: Microsoft’s Surface Laptop To Hit Singapore On 24 January

It’s only a few more days before the Microsoft Surface Laptop will finally be available Singapore, starting on 24 January! This classy device is a well-balanced device of portability, performance, and elegance – only weighing in at 1.25 kilograms and is razor-thin at 14.5mm. It ships with Windows 10 S, and is engineered with speed from the get-go. It stays consistently fast, thanks to its i7 Core processor (also available with i5 Core). Most importantly for those always on the go, it boasts up to 14.5 hours of battery life, giving no excuse for all-day productivity (or Netflix, c’mon we know…
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: This 2-in-1 Tablet-cum-Laptop Works Great, Even For Microsoft Beginners

Microsoft Surface Pro 4: This 2-in-1 Tablet-cum-Laptop Works Great, Even For Microsoft Beginners

Once you go Mac, you never go back? Wrong. As the user of a 13” screen Macbook Pro for a good three years now with zero difficulty, I have to admit that for a period of time, I abandoned Windows completely. For someone not tech savvy like myself, an Apple was easier for beginners to use, and cleaner in terms of appearance, which also meant nicer photos for Instagram. Brilliant. With such unwavering faith in the ability of Apple products, I was pretty impressed (and intrigued) when I learned that Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 had beaten Apple’s iPad Pro at the…
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