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Loves tech but loves gaming and writing more. Is on a constant journey to learn new things and being a tech writer is his current new thing.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 review: Mid-range Mi-racle

Xiaomi has always been known to be a company that has a knack for surprising new and even old fans. While the company has ventured into many other product segments i.e. notebooks, smart TVs, air purifiers and even luggage, I’m very glad to know that they haven’t neglected what made them a household name in the first place. Feature-packed and attractively priced smartphones that are at most most times, a fraction of the asking price of competitor devices.

As expected during a launch event about three weeks ago, the company announced the arrival of the Mi Mix 2, Mi Notebook Pro and the Mi Note 3. While those 3 devices definitely got tongues wagging, the device that really got everyone talking was the Mi A1, the company’s very first pure Android smartphone that is part of Google’s Android One programme. Yes. You read that right. PURE ANDROID and MIUI is nowhere to be found on this device. So how does the Mi A1 fare? Read on to find out.

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[E3] The games we want to play NOW!

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3 is the mecca for gamers and video game journalists. This annual event is the “be all, end all” pilgrimage that most gamers dream of embarking on at least once in their lifetime.

I hear you asking “Why?”.

Why? Because during E3, gamers not only get to be at ground zero where all the latest games will be announced but also get the chance to experience the game before anyone else does. Then there’s of course all the hot booth babes and cosplayers but if your focus is on those attractive ladies (or dude), then you sir/madam are not a gamer. You’re just… horny. Continue Reading

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[Computex 2016] A look at the game-changing gaming machines

Taiwan! It’s a great place to visit for a holiday as it has some of the most beautiful & breath-taking locales (not to mention locals), scrumptious and mouth-watering delicacies (not to mention locals) and is one of the best places to get your retail therapy on.

But besides that! Taiwan is also home to some of the biggest and most well-loved brands when it comes to gaming components, peripherals, desktop and laptops. If you’ve ever had the chance to grace the halls of the Nangang Exhibition Centre during Computex, you’ll find out just exciting and lucrative the gaming market is today. Continue Reading

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[MWC2016] Huawei surprises and delights with MateBook 2-in-1 notebook

When Microsoft first launched the Surface, there were plenty of naysayers and despite it garnering acclaim afterwards, it tanked in sales. Fast forward till today, the Surface is in its fourth iteration and it has carved a niche for itself, dominating the segment it helped create. While there are competitors and copycats, none has quite matched the original. Perhaps until now.

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