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HTC's latest smartphone fails to stand out from its fellow budget competitors. In fact, its specifications read very much like a typical entry-level smartphone.
HTC's latest smartphone fails to stand out from its fellow budget competitors. In fact, its specifications read very much like a typical entry-level smartphone.
You will probably not find a more affordable 4G smartphone than the Nokia Lumia 635. But it is far from being the ideal budget handset.
If smartwatches usually turn you off, the Martian Notifier might change your mind.
Packed into LG's G Watch is a Qualcomm 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of system memory, built-in Bluetooth ability and a nine-axis motion sensor.
The modern history of the smartphone is filled with experiments by manufacturers to see if their new product, which is significantly different from what is readily available, will be embraced by consumers.
Losing your smartphone not only hits your wallet, it also puts your privacy and personal information at risk. To mitigate this, there are apps you can use to locate your lost or stolen phone or other valuables.
Small and inexpensive, a Chromebox is the desktop equivalent of a Chromebook laptop.
Small and inexpensive, a Chromebox is the desktop equivalent of a Chromebook laptop.
Optical drives are disappearing from laptops. Even the larger 15-inch models often drop this option as they compete to be the slimmest model on the shelves.
In case you have been thinking of buying an all-in-one (AIO) computer, Apple just came up with a tempting new entry-level iMac.
Electronic devices generate so much data that many people may be struggling to store their music, photos and videos safely.
Acer does many things right with its latest business laptop.
Lenovo's Flex 2 can switch from clamshell laptop to stand mode suitable for presentations and watching videos.
The new Razer Blade has a stunning IPS touchscreen display of 3,200 x 1,800 pixels, which is close to 4K or ultra high-definition TV resolution of 3,840 x 2,140 pixels.
Ever felt the need for more display real estate when you are overseas and rushing that important report? Asus' new MB168B+ mobile monitor might just be your salvation.
Portable storage drives that stream content wirelessly to tablets and smartphones using Wi-Fi are now a dime a dozen.
As the E-PL7 is a mid-range model in this series, it does not have as many buttons and dials as its illustrious OM-D cousins. However, it does have most of the essential controls. All the buttons and dials are on the right. Sorry, left-handers.
As the E-PL7 is a mid-range model in this series, it does not have as many buttons and dials as its illustrious OM-D cousins. However, it does have most of the essential controls. All the buttons and dials are on the right. Sorry, left-handers.
According to Casio, the Exilim EX-FR10 is the world's first wireless detachable digital camera. It sports a unique two-part modular design consisting of a camera module and a wireless controller with a touchscreen LCD.
Medium format digital cameras used to be essentially film cameras fitted with digital camera backs that contained an image sensor.
The Nikon D810 is the successor to Nikon's two mid-range full-frame DSLR cameras, the D800 and D800E.
With Sony basking in the success of its mirrorless cameras, such as the NEX-7 and a7R, the company had failed to release any new Single Lens Translucent (SLT) camera for the past two years.
Canon's EOS 1200D is the latest entry-level model of the imaging giant's extensive DSLR camera range.
Samsung seems to be following the industry trend of baptising its mirrorless system cameras with numbers that no one can remember.
The K zoom is the successor to last year's Galaxy S4 zoom. It now boasts a faster hexa-core processor comprising a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and 1.7GHz dual-core processor and a higher megapixel count of 20.7 megapixels.
The unusual design of Sigma's dp2 Quattro caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in February during the annual camera and imaging show CP+ 2014 in Yokohama, Japan.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II ($899) won many awards. It was named Editor's Choice for Best Compact Prosumer category in the Digital Life Awards 2014, for its superb image quality, fast operation and excellent handling. So how do you make such a good camera better? Apparently, you can.
So far, small Windows slates have been fairly formulaic. They use Intel Atom processors, offer limited RAM and storage, and have mediocre 1,280 x 800-pixel screens.
So far, small Windows slates have been fairly formulaic. They use Intel Atom processors, offer limited RAM and storage, and have mediocre 1,280 x 800-pixel screens.
This is a safe and mundane tablet. Rounded corners, a black bezel and a dark soft-touch back do little to make it stand out from the competition, nor does the token 2-megapixel rear camera which you probably will not want to use.
Tablet upgrades appear to have reached a point where the improvements now seem incremental.
Available in either 8.4-inch (16GB) or 10.5-inch (32GB) sizes, the Samsung Tab S will be available in both Wi-Fi and LTE versions here.
If you enjoy creating your own cushions, quilts and greeting cards but find it time consuming, this machine will help speed things up.
If you enjoy creating your own cushions, quilts and greeting cards but find it time consuming, this machine will help speed things up.
Nespresso is clearly the dominant capsule-coffee brand in the market, not because it has one of the largest library of flavours available, but because competitors, such as Keurig and Starbucks, do not sell their consumer machines here.
If you hate wearing a heart-rate sensor on a chest strap while cycling, just let it go to your head now, with the Lazer Genesis Smart Helmet.
If you hate wearing a heart-rate sensor on a chest strap while cycling, just let it go to your head now, with the Lazer Genesis Smart Helmet.
Garmin combined its Vivofit fitness tracker with its entry-level GPS watch Forerunner 10 and created the Forerunner 15.
Not all shoes are equal. You buy a pair of running flats to run on tracks and a pair of trail running shoes to run on, well, trails.
In the sweltering heat and cruel humidity of recent days here, exercising can be punishing. Staying hydrated is paramount, but a “cooling” shirt can be an advantage.
Solo2 are the first headphones Beats Electronics have released since the company was acquired by Apple for US$3 billion (S$3.75 billion).
Solo2 are the first headphones Beats Electronics have released since the company was acquired by Apple for US$3 billion (S$3.75 billion).
TomTom's latest GPS navigator, the GO 600 comes with free lifetime map updates and lifetime TomTom Traffic service.
TomTom's latest GPS navigator, the GO 600 comes with free lifetime map updates and lifetime TomTom Traffic service.
With so much road rage and so many errant motorists, the best defence for any driver is to install a video recorder in the car. Not just a front camera but a rear one as well.
Slap a trendy feature such as Near Field Communication (NFC) technology on an older model and give it a different name.
Parallels Access is an Apple iPad-only app which lets you control a Mac or Windows machine remotely using your iPad. Now, version two is here.