Lenovo has just launched the Yoga 900 – a convertible laptop that runs on Intel’s latest 6th generation Skylake processor. Being a product under the Yoga lineup, this laptop can be used in four different modes: laptop, stand, tablet, and tent. Yes, the Yoga 900 is fast and light, but what else does it have to offer?
As a premium end laptop line, HP’s Spectre series has always upheld a certain level of classy aesthetics and design. The current HP Spectre x360 upholds the premium design promise, but for the first time also introduces an increasingly common folding hinge option with a touch display, offering users a new way to interact with the device.
Sony’s latest Xperia Z5 series of flagship smartphones are officially available in Malaysia. While companies like Samsung and Apple released two separate flagships with different screen sizes, Sony went one step further by introducing three different models in the new Xperia Z5 lineup – the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and the Xperia Z5 Premium.
Officially unveiled to the world just last month, the MSI GS40 Phantom is now available in Malaysia. With a retail price of RM8,999, this is not an affordable gaming laptop; but what do you get for that kind of money? Well, a few things, which may or may not matter to you as a gamer.
The Samsung Gear S2 is a far cry from its predecessor, the Gear S. It is sleeker, smaller, and most of all, doesn’t look like a small computer on your wrist. In fact, it looks every bit like a regular wristwatch, which is a step in the right direction if smartwatches were to be widely adopted. After spending some time with the Gear S2, I can say that it’s one promising wearable.
Google held an Asia Pacific event this week to discuss on updates with its machine learning capabilities and the open sourcing of the Tensorflow platform that its engineers used, but at one of the mini demonstrations to show off what machine learning can do in real life, Google took the opportunity to also display its new Nexus devices, namely the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X.
Value for money. If there’s anything that Xiaomi is associated with, it would be that. While the rapidly growing startup has always released Android devices that offer plenty of value for money, the Redmi Note 2 brings new meaning to that term. That being said, just how good can a RM649 smartphone be?
As it turned out, very.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 was just launched today in Malaysia at Xiaomi’s first-ever regional event in Kuala Lumpur; even Hugo Barra himself came down here to unveil the device. It’s quite clear to us that the Chinese company is very proud of its latest affordable device, and rightly so: the Redmi Note 2 gives the term “value for money” a whole new meaning.
Gaming headsets. The first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions “gaming headset” is usually too much emphasis on bass and nothing else. The Kingston HyperX Cloud Core, on the other hand, is different. It actually sounds decent with good build quality to boot.
On top of that, this is by far the most comfortable headset I have ever used. For only RM269 (it can even be cheaper if you know where to look), this is one amazing value for money gaming headset.
Given its specs list and looks, one would be surprised to find that Acer’s XR341CK curved monitor isn’t actually classified as a gaming monitor. Instead, Acer is marketing the monitor as a premium mainstream unit – one that tries to combine the high resolution, super wide and a curved panel into a single display. The question is whether is is capable of doing it all, and perhaps a little more.
The recent Windows 10 devices event in New York few weeks ago was a truly massive moment for Microsoft. While a lot of attention were given to the event’s main stars such as Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950 XL, there were still couple of additional new products that we managed to briefly see at the event.