Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that supports a wide range of Made by Google products, and the Google Nest Hub (renamed from Google Home Hub) is just added to the list when it is launched on 25 June 2019. For…

LAUT is a company who designs and manufactures smartphone accessories. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany with offices in Hong Kong and USA, their catalogue are mostly accessories for iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, Samsung Galaxy S7/S8, like casings, cables, chargers, screen protectors. The iPhone casings are quite gorgeous,…

The Microsoft Surface tablet’s iconic design has stood the test of time. Its built-in kickstand and cover keyboards are now inspiring other manufacturers with their own versions. ASUS latest Windows tablet, Transformer 3 Pro, is one product. Windows as a Desktop Despite years of Microsoft…

2016 is an exceptional year for me and my blog. I published 144 articles, averaging 12 posts per month. I reviewed almost 40 headphones and earphones, 5 speakers, around 20 smartphones and tablets, 15 wearables, 11 cameras, and 5 cars. Every single product tested and…

The new ASUS ZenPad 3 looks like a normal Android tablet but it is filled with top-spec hardware at a mid-range price. Check this out: it supports voice calls, 300 Mbps LTE mobile data, 2048 x 1536 2K IPS display, dual band Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and…

My colleague broke her smartphone display last week, and I took the opportunity to grab a photo moment. Always fascinated with the crack lines, such random beauty that is never the same with each destruction. She had to go about her entire day without a…

This is my very first formal review of a pen. Well, technically-speaking, it is classified as a gadget accessory, since it has a screen stylus on the other end of the pen which you can use on touch screen devices, from smartphones to tablets and even…

I recalled a true story where my colleague “lost” his car in a HDB car park. To add to the panic, it was a new car. He kept walking around the vicinity and wondered how it could have been “stolen”. An hour (or less) later,…

You don’t find a lot of tablets that work just like smartphones. The previous tablet-phones I have reviewed were the Samsung Tab 7.7, back in 2012, and later the Samsung Note 8.0 LTE. Unlike normal tablets, smartphone tablets have a dialpad and call speaker to…

The new ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi is launched as the world’s slimmest detachable laptop and retails in Singapore at S$1498. Compared to previous iterations, ASUS has made some design changes – and minor sacrifices – to transform into such a sleek and portable machine.…

2014 In Summary

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It’s been another exciting 12 months. It amazes me how many gadgets I have actually touched and reviewed – 56 products in all (more than in 2013). In 2014, I was determined in increase my audio products reviews, and did it. Mobile devices continue to…

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

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This is the first time I have created a Christmas Gift Guide for my blog readers, because in recent months I have reviewed a handful of really excellent products that don’t break the bank, that are affordable as gifts this holiday season. In case you…

With more and more me-too identical products to crowd the marketplace, it is important to offer innovative products to stand out among the competitors, to boldly create where no one has done before. This requires courage and conviction. Lenovo has done it successfully for the…

ASUS started its Padfone series back in 2012. As the name suggests, it’s a 2-in-1 smartphone and tablet. The phone unit docks into the station for big-screen tablet interaction and extended battery life. Since the inception, the Padfone series have focused on premium materials, flagship…

Small-screen Windows tablet is catching on. I recall one of the first 8-inch Windows tablets available was Acer W3. At S$500+, it was a tempting offer, but I wondered how usable can such a small-screen full-fledged Windows device be. Thanks to StarHub Community, I have…

ASUS has raised the bar for converged computing. After the ASUS Transformer Book Trio, the just-announced ASUS Transformer Book V comes with a smartphone that docks. It’s just like Padfone with Station, except that it also runs Windows 8.1. This time round, ASUS built everything…

I have been a long time ThinkPad laptop user, thanks to my company’s wise decision to procure ThinkPad laptops for office use. My first Lenovo laptop (X61) lasted me almost 5 years before my IT department replaced it with my current ThinkPad X230. Lenovo keyboard…

Should your next laptop be Windows or Android? ASUS Transformer Book Trio has both! After hearing so much about this techno-marvel, I finally received a review unit from ASUS Singapore to find out how well it works in real life. 2 devices in 1 The…

Here’s a 19-billion dollar question: what is it about Telegram that makes consumers want to switch from Whatsapp? Like many early adopters, I installed Telegram just to see if it’s worth the switch. Initially, I was somewhat disappointed to see that Telegram GUI is a…