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Microsoft Surface Pro (2017): A conservative update but still the one to beat

Microsoft’s Surface Pro product line has long been the gold standard in the 2-in-1 hybrid tablet space. Competitors have attempted to emulate it for the past several years, but Microsoft’s premium tablet has stood firm on the pedestal. The 2017 iteration is now called just the Surface Pro, and features uprated hardware, better battery life, improved Surface Pen and Type Cover, and wider range of motion on its award-winning kickstand. Granted, it looks identical to the Surface Pro 3 and Pro 4, but then, how do you improve something that’s already so good? Continue Reading

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The world’s slimmest gaming notebook with GeForce GTX 1080 is here

A desktop-beating powerful gaming notebook usually entails lugging it around on a cart. But not anymore. ASUS ROG has just unleashed the ROG Zephyrus GX501, the world’s slimmest gaming notebook armed with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics. ASUS‘ dedicated gaming brand also announced the launch of the ROG Masters 2017 Grand Finals that will take place on 16-17 September 2017, offering a prize pool of MYR100,000. Continue Reading

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Lenovo’s new Yoga 920 sports far-field Cortana, 8th Gen Intel, Active Pen and Dolby Atmos

Lenovo continues to use IFA Berlin as a springboard to introduce new innovations. With voice recognition being a rapidly-growing element in today’s connected devices, Lenovo is integrating this capability into its product portfolio. Fresh from the oven is its stunning new Yoga 920 flagship 2-in-1 convertible, which now features far-field technology so you can use Cortana from up to four metres away. Continue Reading

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