First Look ASUS Zenbook NX500

ASUS Zenbook NX500

Packing powerful hardware specifications, including a 15.6″ IPS display with 4K resolution, in a sleek and stylish all aluminium body, the new and upcoming ASUS Zenbook NX500 has a lot going for it. At 19mm thick, the NX500 still counts as an Ultrabook by Intel’s definition, although its 2.4kg weight does make it a rather hefty one. The Zenbook NX500 is not…

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Sennheiser Launches URBANITE Headphones

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Sennheiser has launched a new line of headphones, the URBANITE on-ear headphones and the URBANITE XL over-ear headphones. Designed to fit into the lifestyle of the Millennial generation, these headphones look good and sound good. They are available in a variety of colours to suit individuals’ tastes, while the inline remote control with microphone enables the URBANITE to be used on-the-go….

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OnePlus One Review

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The OnePlus One is an Android smartphone that is really unique in many ways. It has impressive top-notch specifications, carry a rather budget-friendly price tag, and comes from a relatively unknown company that did not exist one year ago. You can’t just buy the phone even if you want one, you need to get invited. Is the One the one for you? In…

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Yosemite-iOS Integration Leaves Android Behind

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One of the big thing with the new OS X Yosemite is how much it has cozied up with iOS. The new Continuity feature promises to integrate phone calls, SMS, application handoff, instant hotspot and file exchange into a central part of OS X. That is, of course, only if your mobile is an iOS device. Where does that leave OS…

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OPPO Neo 5 Review

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OPPO launched their Neo 5 entry-level 4G smartphone in Singapore in August this year. With many smartphones headed toward the 5″ and above display-size territory this year, the Neo 5’s 4.5″ display will be a welcome relief for people who are finding those other smartphones too large for their comfort. Will the OPPO Neo 5 work for you? Let’s find out. The OPPO Neo…

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Are Cheap Nexus Devices Over?

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Google Nexus smartphones have in recently years been synonymous with flagship specifications at budget prices. The last Nexus smartphone, the Nexus 5, starts at US$349 off-contract. Before that, the Nexus 4 launched at US$299. It’s about the same with Nexus tablets. The Nexus 7 (2013) started at US$229, while the one before it was US$199. This has changed. The Nexus 6, just…

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Nexus 6 Preview

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Google has quietly announced their next flagship Nexus smartphone, the Nexus 6, via a Motorola blog post. It’s quite an unceremonious affair, unlike how Apple or Samsung conduct their flagship product launches. While most people are probably swooning over the new flagship, and news sites are pouring with excitement as they write about the new Nexus, I beg to offer a…

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ASUS Unveils Transformer Book T300 Chi

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ASUS today unveiled Transformer Book T300 Chi, the world’s thinnest 12.5″ detachable 2-in-1 fan-less tablet cum notebook measuring just 7.6 mm thick. With an attached keyboard, the T300 Chi measures 14.3mm thick, which is still thinner than Apple’s MacBook Air at 17mm. This is nothing short of awesome for anyone looking for the ultimate in ultra-portability. The T300 Chi will sport Intel’s…

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Fiio X1 Music Player Review

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Fiio just launched in October the X1 portable high-resolution lossless music player. This is the latest addition to their line of digital audio players, after the mid-range X3 and flagship X5 models. The X1 offers uncompromising audio quality with really impressive specifications. It’s price, however, is the icing on top of the cake. The X1 isn’t perfect, but you could not ask more from a US$99…

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X-mini KAI2 Review

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Singapore company Xmi Pte Ltd launched their X-mini KAI2 capsule speaker in June 2014. It joins the company’s extensive line of portable self-powered mini speakers that boast awesome sound quality in a tiny form factor. I recently reviewed the X-mini WE and was pleasantly surprised by its audio capabilities, so I approached the KAI2 with much expectations. The KAI2 is a 2nd…

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