The ASUSPRO is a sub-brand by ASUS whose products are targeted for business users. The B9440 announced at CES 2017 early this year is a 14-inch full-HD business notebook that weighs 1.05kg. This review unit I tested is the top-spec 16GB DDR3 RAM with 512GB…

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…

Best Gifts Ideas for 2016

December 21, 2016 0

It’s 5 days left to Christmas. If you have not decided what to buy for that special person, here are my recommendations. There are reasons why I love them which I will share with you. No bullshit (quote from Klipsch founder), no commissions, all personal…

I have been testing the Zenfone 3 Max (ZC520TL) over the past weeks. It is a mixed bag of experience. I love the overall design: it has the premium aluminium unibody feel and in a size so compact you would never have imagined it having…

The ASUS Zenfone 3 series is officially announced on 30 May 2016 at Computex Taipei, and since then, ASUS has launched gradually across the region like Vietnam and Malaysia. There has been no lack of coverage by major tech sites, because ASUS has built up a strong branding on…

ASUS has another winner for the masses. This time, it’s a smartphone with built-in digital TV tuner that does not utilise your precious mobile data. It is yours to own at just S$259. First Impressions The Zenfone Go TV (ZB551KL) looks and feels just like…

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…

Having reviewed both smartphones for the past weeks, I would like to share my opinions between these 2 flagship devices. One is the top-of-the-range smartphone, and the finest Android device to beat (review). The other is the thinnest optical zoom smartphone that puts photographic power in your…

After a successful run with the Zenfone 2 series in 2015, ASUS is making smartphones to target specific user segments, like the mega-storage 128GB Zenfone 2 Deluxe, the mega-battery Zenfone Max (5000 mAh). Here in this review, a smartphone with 3x optical zoom with no external moving parts, unlike previous…

Are you trying to decide which ASUS Zenfone variant to get? I understand it can get really confusing. And it doesn’t help when they all employ the exact design DNA, which means you can’t choose based on design. In a good way, you eliminate that…

ASUS, the pioneer of transformable laptops, has an updated Transformer Book T100 model codenamed T100HA. The design and outlook does not differ much from the earlier T100 series, but with enhancements in line with current computing technology. Same Form Factor The T100HA is still a…

It’s really heartening to see ASUS going all out on social media to promote the Zenfone 2 series of smartphones. It started when they appointed Michelle Chong to endorse the Zenfone Selfie, followed by engaging many lifestyle bloggers to try out a Zenfone unit and to blog/tweet/instagram/facebook about it. When…

Portable hard disk drives with wireless functions are on the rise. The selling proposition for such devices is that they allowing sharing of content with multiple devices on the go. So instead of plugging the portable HDD to one device at a time, many devices…

Year End Gift Guide 2015

December 14, 2015 0

My last year’s gift guide was quite popular, and so I’ve decided to do up another gift guide for this year. And like last year, all these products I recommend are personally reviewed (unless indicated otherwise). Prices indicated are recommended retail price, so the street price could…

The ASUS ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML) 4GB RAM is the top-spec ZenFone-series model, but the ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL) has more features that I would consider to be better than the ZenFone 2. For more in-depth write-up, read my reviews on ZenFone 2 and ZenFone Selfie. Camera –…

ASUS Zenfone Selfie: Review

September 23, 2015 7

ASUS expands its popular ZenFone series with the new ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL), retaining most of the ZenFone 2 design elements. Thanks to ASUS Singapore for providing a review unit way ahead of the Singapore launch, I am able to share the experience upon official announcement. I am…

Together with the Zenfone 2, LolliFlash and View Flip Cover Deluxe, ASUS Singapore gave me the ZenPower power bank. Here’s a brief review. ASUS ZenPower It is a 215g power bank with 10050 mAh capacity and priced affordably at S$29.90. There are 5 colours to choose from. Compared to the Mi…