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Hands-on: Lenovo’s Yoga 2 Pro to make its debut at SITEX for S$1,899

November 24th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
PC makers have been pumping out new devices powered by Intel’s latest Haswell processors, so it’s about time we saw a hardware refresh for Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga 13, one of the most interesting Windows 8...
Hands on: Toshiba Portege Z10t
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Hands on: Toshiba Portege Z10t

June 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
With a sturdy build and Wacom digitiser built in, this is one portable yet powerful corporate workhorse. It doesn't come cheap...
Hands-on: Lenovo’s ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S
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Hands-on: Lenovo’s ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S

June 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
One of Lenovo’s most hotly-anticipated ThinkPads ever announced will finally make its first retail appearance in Singapore at the PC show this Thursday. First announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this...
Xbox One or PS4 not “next-gen” enough? Get a PC, maybe
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Xbox One or PS4 not “next-gen” enough? Get a PC, maybe

May 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
An option exists in living room-friendly PCs that offer infinitely more options, more power if you invest the time and money in fitting one...
New Sony laptops toss low-res displays out the window
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New Sony laptops toss low-res displays out the window

May 13th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Ever since the iPhone 4 with its self-styled retina display hit the market, tech companies have been scrambling over each other trying to top each other in the display of their smartphones. Smartphones with 1080p displays are all...
Microsoft Surface Pro in Singapore by end-June
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Microsoft Surface Pro in Singapore by end-June

April 24th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Folks who have been holding out for Microsoft's Surface Pro in Singapore should save up for one when it arrives in stores here by the end of...
Hands on: Dell Latitude 10 – a Windows tablet with an Atom
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Hands on: Dell Latitude 10 – a Windows tablet with an Atom

April 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Does an Intel Atom-powered Dell Latitude 10 tablet offer the best of both worlds or a limbo between...
Does sharpest fall in PC shipments signal the start of the end?
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Does sharpest fall in PC shipments signal the start of the end?

April 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
There have been numerous warnings about the death of the PC but none has been backed by such a devastating fall in...
IT Show 2013: ASUS unveils an all-in-one PC transformer
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IT Show 2013: ASUS unveils an all-in-one PC transformer

March 7th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
It’s a PC. No, it’s a tablet. No, it’s both. Not content to let Lenovo and Sony steal the show with humongous desk-bound tablets, ASUS has unveiled its own take on the “coffee table computer” – the ASUS...
Singapore finally gets the Microsoft Surface… but only RT version for now
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Singapore finally gets the Microsoft Surface… but only RT version for now

March 2nd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore users will finally get their hands on the Microsoft Surface, though only on the less powerful "RT" version, when the company starts shipping its much-touted tablet in more countries this...
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New Inspiron laptops consume 50 percent less power than last year’s models

January 23rd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
PC makers may be fitting all new high-end machines with touch screens and Windows 8, but affordable options are still a key offering. Starting at S$599, Dell’s latest family of Inspiron laptops are indeed very affordable ,...
Gartner: declining PC shipments amid “lukewarm” response to Windows 8
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Gartner: declining PC shipments amid “lukewarm” response to Windows 8

January 18th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
A “lukewarm” response to Microsoft’s Windows 8 has failed to arrest the declining popularity of the PC in 2012, as shipments continued to slip, said research firm Gartner earlier this week. In a report out on...
Goondu pro-tip: enhance your Windows 8 Store experience
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Goondu pro-tip: enhance your Windows 8 Store experience

January 4th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Geographical restrictions are the bane of consumers who want the freedom of accessing content wherever they choose, and Windows 8 is no different. Log in to the Store with your home country set as Singapore and you’ll see the...
Hands-on: Fujitsu’s Windows 8 tablet line-up
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Hands-on: Fujitsu’s Windows 8 tablet line-up

December 14th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Fujitsu has been making Windows-based tablets since the days of Windows XP, so they know a thing or two about them. But the new Stylistic QH582 is unlike any tablet you’ve ever seen from the Japanese company. The slate is...
Logitech releases tablet keyboard for Windows 8 and Android devices
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Logitech releases tablet keyboard for Windows 8 and Android devices

December 1st, 2012 | by Zen Soo
Logitech has unveiled its latest Logitech tablet keyboard, which claims to be a lightweight combo keyboard that works with Windows 8, Windows RT and Android devices. The compact keyboard comes with a protective carrying case that...
Five Windows 8 hybrids, convertibles and ultrabooks for the workplace
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Five Windows 8 hybrids, convertibles and ultrabooks for the workplace

November 11th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Want both performance and portability in the workplace? Here are five Windows 8 machines worth...
Tips for upgrading to (and getting used to) Windows 8
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Tips for upgrading to (and getting used to) Windows 8

October 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The new interface, built with touch screens in mind, can be a bewildering for users who are used to seeing their old Windows...
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Microsoft trains 400 salespersons in Singapore for Windows 8 launch

October 25th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It stresses choice for consumers, amid some concerns that users will be confused by the sheer variety of options reaching shops...
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Hands on: Asus Taichi, VivoTab Smart and Zenbook Touch

October 25th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Together with Samsung's really sleek machines, Asus probably has one of the best lineups for Windows 8...
Picking the right Windows 8 version and device
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Picking the right Windows 8 version and device

October 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Even some folks in Microsoft are confused with the various versions of the new software out next week. Here's a quick primer if you are buying a Windows 8 tablet, laptop or...