Reviews

Reviews

[Mini review] HTC Butterfly 2 (J butterfly HTL23)

[Mini review] HTC Butterfly 2 (J butterfly HTL23)

Initial review of the new HTC Butterfly 2 (J butterfly HTL23), just launched in Japan and heading for Taiwan and other markets in South East Asia.

August 19, 2014 ×

Reviews

[Mini review] Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series

[Mini review] Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series

A preliminary review of Dell’s entry-level 2-in-1 notebook that features a Intel Celeron or Pentium processor, and priced at an affordable RM1,499.

August 13, 2014 ×

Cars, Reviews

[Review] 2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI (CKD)

[Review] 2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI (CKD)

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI is essentially the uprated seventh-generation Passat B7 that packs some new equipment and a lower price tag. The Passat was VW Malaysia’s first CKD project out of its assembly plant in Pekan, Pahang. When I was offered the D-segment premium sedan to review recently, I pounced on the opportunity to be reacquainted with the brilliant […]

July 5, 2014 ×

Gadgets, Reviews

[Review] Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850: Perfect mouse for the on-the-go

[Review] Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850: Perfect mouse for the on-the-go

Accompanying the All-in-One Media Keyboard that was reviewed yesterday, is Microsoft‘s light-on-the-pocket Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850. Made to complement your notebook or tablet or 2-in-1 (a Surface 2 perhaps?), the mouse comes with a nano transceiver that can be conveniently stored in the mouse itself.

July 2, 2014 ×

Gadgets, Reviews

[Review] Microsoft All-in-One Media Keyboard: The keyboard for your living room

[Review] Microsoft All-in-One Media Keyboard: The keyboard for your living room

  Just last month, Microsoft Hardware revealed a duo of input devices to the Malaysian market – the All-in-One Media Keyboard and Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850. Courtesy of Microsoft Malaysia, I was sent the two peripherals for review.

July 2, 2014 ×

Mobile, Reviews

[Review] Sony Xperia T2 Ultra: LTE phablet on a budget

[Review] Sony Xperia T2 Ultra: LTE phablet on a budget

When Samsung debuted the GALAXY Note and introduced the ‘phablet’ segment, everyone thought it was nuts. Lo and behold, the phablet space is alive and thriving with major manufacturers having a phablet of in their portfolio. Needless to say, competition is keen as it is exciting. The GALAXY Note 3, in its current form, is still the undisputed king-of-the-hill, with […]

June 27, 2014 ×

Mobile, Reviews

[First impressions] Huawei Ascend P7

[First impressions] Huawei Ascend P7

Huawei launched their new flagship Ascend P7 last Thursday, together with a buffet of other 4G LTE-enabled devices, including a wearable. I had a chance for a brief hands-on with the highly anticipated device, so here’s a quick first impressions.

June 17, 2014 ×

Mobile, Reviews

[Review] Otterbox Symmetry for HTC One M8: To serve and protect. In style

[Review] Otterbox Symmetry for HTC One M8: To serve and protect. In style

Accidents happen. And to our beloved gadgets and smart devices, too. Smartphones fall out of our pockets, from our hands, wiped off the table. Admit it. It’s happened to the best of us. Endless possibilities. But hang on, there’s hope yet. There’s protective gear available for our devices. And then, of course, there’s OtterBox.

June 17, 2014 ×

Photo Gear, Reviews

[Review] Canon PowerShot N100: Fantastic little ‘social’ camera

[Review] Canon PowerShot N100: Fantastic little ‘social’ camera

  The Facebook-tagging, selfie-taking, Instagram era has dawned upon us, and there really is no turning back. In line with this phenomenon, we have camera-like smartphones and smartphone-like cameras and recently trending – very ‘social’ cameras. And here’s a new one from Canon – the PowerShot N100, the latest PowerShot from one of the biggest names in the camera and digital […]

June 9, 2014 ×

Mobile, Reviews

[Review] Gphone EVO: True octa-core power on a budget

[Review] Gphone EVO: True octa-core power on a budget

With little fanfare, the first ever true octa-core powered smartphone – the Gphone EVO made its debut in Malaysia a little over a month ago. The Gphone brand may be relatively unknown to most, but the growing brand is already selling its line of smartphones, tablets and feature phones in five countries across Asia. You may have already checked out […]

June 8, 2014 ×

Computing, Reviews

[Review] My Passport Pro (4TB): Blazing fast Thunderbolt storage for the pros

[Review] My Passport Pro (4TB): Blazing fast Thunderbolt storage for the pros

In mid-April this year, WD introduced the My Passport Pro, the world’s first portable Thunderbolt dual-drive storage solution, aimed squarely at creative professionals and hardcore enthusiasts on the Mac platform. Bringing ultra high speed performance and user configurable RAID to end users, My Passport Pro is also ultra convenient, not needing external power, nor extra cables. I unboxed it recently, […]

June 7, 2014 ×

Computing, Reviews

[Unboxing] WD My Passport Pro: World’s first portable Thunderbolt dual-drive

[Unboxing] WD My Passport Pro: World’s first portable Thunderbolt dual-drive

WD introduced the world’s first portable Thunderbolt dual-drive solution last month, aimed at creative professionals and enthusiasts on the Mac platform. Available in 2TB and 4TB configurations, My Passport Pro offers RAID functionality with input-output performance of up to 233MB/s. The drive solution is powered via the integrated Thunderbolt cable. WD Malaysia has sent us a unit for review, and […]

May 18, 2014 ×