Tag: Windows

YubiKey 5: Safer 2FA than SMS Authentication

As the year draws to a close (this is my last review for 2018), I want to share with you one way to prevent identity theft and improve online security. Yubico sent me their latest YubiKey 5 series hardware-based authentication tokens. YubiKeys are now available … continue

2016 In Summary: Best Products Reviewed

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 … continue

ASUS Transformer Book T100HA Review

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 … continue

Logitech M337 Mouse K380 Keyboard

Contest: Logitech K380 Keyboard & M337 Mouse

This is one of the rare times where I write about products that I did not touch or review physically. But if you read on, you will know why I am so keen to share them with you. Logitech has launched 2 new input devices in … continue

Windows 10 Launch Party Singapore 29 Jul 2015

3 Reasons NOT to Upgrade to Windows 10

As a tech enthusiast, I am happy to embrace new technology, software or gadgets, as long as it does not disrupt my life. So before I decide to upgrade Windows 10, I made sure I do it on a family laptop that is not mission-critical. … continue

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Reasons Why I Upgrade To Windows 10

29 Jul 2015 was the official launch of Microsoft Windows 10. To celebrate the launch, Microsoft organised a party at 72-13 Singapore. To most techies, Windows 10 was no stranger as it was on beta for several months prior. I did not join the beta program, … continue

Music.Photo.Tech.Digest: 25 Jan 2015

Writing this digest is keeping me disciplined. Every digest is actually completed within a morning. This is different from my other blogs where I could take several days to complete. This tests my spontaneity in producing articles, a refreshing challenge to cut down on procrastination, … continue

2014 In Summary

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 … continue

Nokia Lumia 930 Review: A Better Windows Phone

One year after my last Windows Phone review – Lumia 925, I’ve received another Windows Phone to blog about. The review pattern seems coincidental. My first ever Windows Phone experience was with Lumia 800 in Jan 2012. 18 months later, in Jul 2013, I reviewed … continue

Lenovo ThinkPad 8: 8.3-inch Windows Tablet Review

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 … continue

ASUS Transformer Book Flip

Lenovo would be so proud. Since the launch of the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga in Oct 2012 with a radical flip-over design, many other laptop brands have followed suit. There was the Dell XPS 11, and now ASUS Transformer Book Flip. ASUS wasted no time capitalising … continue

ASUS Transformer Book V is a 5-in-1 Device

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 … continue

Dell XPS 11 Ultrabook Review

As tablets take over the mobile computing market share, laptops must break out from the physical limitations without compromising performance. Already, Samsung has been enhancing the Android platform with multi-window capability to let consumers run multiple apps at the same time, become more like Microsoft … continue

2013 in Summary

2013 has been another year of gadget reviews, a slight drop in numbers compared to 2012. This is within my expectations, because I am trying to balance my increase workload on my full-time career. In fact, I was impressed at how many reviews I have accomplished … continue

Multi-touch Monitor For Desktop: Is It Necessary?

Microsoft Windows 8 was launched a year ago, and with it comes touch-interaction on a desktop operating system. Windows-run tablets and touchscreen laptops have been out in the market for the same period of time. For consumers who owns non-touch desktops and laptops, manufacturers like … continue

Nokia Lumia 1020: 2013 Best Smartphone Camera

If you have read my other comparative review on the smartphones image quality, you would have read my opinion that the Nokia Lumia 1020 is one of the most outstanding smartphone cameras in the market. Other than the camera, the Nokia Lumia 1020 experience does … continue

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