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  • Hands-on with Asus’ new Zenbook laptops at Computex 2017

    define Asus’ splendid showcase of its latest Zenbook Flip S, Zenbook Pro and Zenbook 3 Deluxe laptops at Computex

  • Apple Mac Shipments Drop in Q1 2023 Amid Contracting Consumer Demand for Computers

    The computer market continues to suffer major downturns, with no manufacturer being spared from recording significant decline in worldwide Mac shipments, falling 40.5% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2023 of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023, dropping from 8.6% to 7.2%. quarter of 2023. significant decline in worldwide Mac shipments, falling 40.5% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2023

  • CES 2022: Asus Announces Zenbook 2022 Series

    its gaming-focused Republic of Gamers (ROG) presentation, Asus is back to announce the new Zenbook 2022

  • Hands-on with Asus ROG Zephyrus at Computex 2017

    Colour us impressed because Asus has revealed its sleekest and most powerful gaming laptop – the Asus ROG Zephyrus. Powered by Nvidia’s GTX 1080 graphics and Intel Core i7 processor, this beast of a machine is so awesome, it’s even made Melissa think of a career change to a professional gamer! | By: Lawrence Ng Watch more at Follow us on Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: For more information:

  • CES 2022: ROG Unveils 2022 Lineup of Gaming Laptops

    Republic of Gamers (ROG) at CES 2022 unveiled its new slate of gaming laptop offerings for the year, Strix Scar 15 and Scar 17 Meanwhile, the 2022 Scar 15 and Scar 17 are powered by Intel’s 12th Gen Core Zephyrus G14 The Zephyrus G14 is also returning in 2022 and one of the big changes in this year’s iteration TUF Gaming F15 and F17 Also coming back in 2022 are refreshed releases from the TUF Gaming brand.

  • Snapdragon Summit 2022: Beyond Mobile!

    Another day, another keynote, it's day 2 of the Snapdragon Summit 2022 and here's everything, 'simplified Products adopting the S5 and S3 Gen 2 platforms are expected to drop in the second half of 2023. Windows and Adobe developer kits are also powered by the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform, not to That’s the gist of all the things unveiled at Snapdragon Summit 2022, are you excited by any of their

  • HP Is Aiming To Upgrade Your Computing Needs This CES 2021

    HP understands this and so they are launching quite a few new products here at CES 2021. The HP Elite Dragonfly G2 is expected to be available in March 2021. It is expected to be available in the second half of 2021. It is expected to be available in January 2021 with a starting price of S$2,299. The HP E24u G4 and E27u G4 USB-C monitors are expected to be available in February 2021 for S$339 and

  • Best Of Cameras 2022: Top Picks Of The Year

    So here we are, the year’s end with some notable camera releases in 2022. little unfair to mention it again this time around, but they only did start shipping it in February of 2022 Best Hybrid Camera But as an ultimate choice for the Best Camera of 2022, it boils down to how it serves This is why the winner for the Best Camera of 2022 has to be given to… you guessed it, the Sony A7RV. After all, cameras are just a tool and 2022 has blessed us with quite a range of cameras, and for that

  • MSI Unveils 2022 Lineup of Laptops

    EDIT 24/1/2021: Added price and availability for applicable laptops. While MSI cancelled its in-person plans for CES 2022, the Taiwanese computer maker still made a showing

  • Apple Announces Winners For App Store Awards 2022

    with Apex Legends Mobile bagging the award for iPhone Game of the Year, which was released earlier in 2022

  • Snapdragon Summit 2022: The 8 Gen 2 Is Here!

    Today we’re in beautiful Hawaii, attending Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Summit 2022 where they unveiled their Gen 2 will of course be adopted by many familiar brands, with devices expected to drop by the end of 2022

  • Jabra Talks Hybrid Working At Infocomm SEA 2022

    We had the pleasure of heading down to Infocomm SEA 2022 to not only take a look at Jabra's offerings

  • iPhone SE 2022 Review : New But Dated

    In a nutshell, it is practically the iPhone SE of 2020 and the iPhone 8 - but with the saving grace of The iPhone SE 2022 is in practically the same body as the 2nd generation iPhone SE back in 2020 and the a glass panel at the back and at 7.3mm thin, it is one of the thinnest phones on the market now in 2022 and 2022 in the iPhone SE. Apple banks on the computational grace behind the A15 bionic chip to take it to 2022 - once again, iPhone

  • Apple’s iPhone 14 Event Might Be the Last of 2022

    He adds that Apple is likely to opt to launch its remaining 2022 products via press releases, direct The M2-based Mac Pro, meanwhile, likely won’t be ready until 2023. The Cupertino tech giant is likely to opt to launch its remaining 2022 products via press releases, direct

  • IBM and Top Universities Collaborate on Quantum Computer Development

    of Seoul, and the University of Chicago have invested $100 million in the development of a quantum computer the University of Chicago have joined forces to invest $100 million in the development of a quantum computer Unlike traditional computing systems that process binary information as either zero or one, quantum computers collaboration between these prestigious universities and IBM goes beyond the development of the quantum computer Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionise various aspects of society, including economies,

  • Emerging Tech Trends in Southeast Asia for 2022

    What’s Next for 2022? This is one of the big focal points that is included in the KPMG Top 10 Tech Trends for 2022 report. Also included on that list are how artificial intelligence and quantum computing will be big hitters would expand and sustain themselves will be going through various discourses in the coming months of 2022 Emerging tech trends for 2022 – like fintech and sustainable innovations – will drive the global economy

  • Fujitsu and Riken Develop Second Quantum Computer in Japan

    Fujitsu and research institute Riken have announced the successful development of Japan's second quantum computer The 64 qubit quantum computer will be integrated with a 40 qubit quantum computer simulator as researchers to perform complex calculations at an unprecedented speed. IBM, for instance, launched a 433 qubit quantum computer last year. Fujitsu and Riken announce the development of Japan's second quantum computer The 64 qubit quantum computer

  • eSIM-Only iPhone Reportedly Coming by 2022

    company reportedly told major U.S. carriers to get ready for the launch of eSIM-only phones by September 2022 The September 2022 deadline from the claim is particularly noteworthy because it seemingly suggests that

  • CES 2022: Big Announcements In The PC World!

    Alienware Last but not least, we have Alienware and at CES 2020, they are launching the all-new Alienware

  • Razer Blade 17 (2022) Review: Is It Worth A Kidney?

    It’s no surprise that Razer makes great gaming laptops and perhaps arguably the most beautiful out there. That remains unchanged with the latest generation of Blades. So today we have the largest in the family, the Blade 17 and it’s a solid improvement throughout. As long as you’re willing to offer a kidney. Now I’m pretty sure anyone who has seen a Blade for the past few years or so, you would be very familiar with the design language and the latest generation is no different. It’s a full blacked out aluminum chassis that not only looks great, it feels really premium, downright fantastic and more importantly, really professional. And that’s really what sets the Blade apart. It’s a professional looking laptop that wouldn’t look out of place in a boardroom, but yet it can game and pretty darn well at that too. Just take note that while it’s on the lighter side for a 17.3-inch laptop, coming in 2.75 kilograms which is about 6 lbs (6.06 lbs), it is still physically large, so definitely good to have a large backpack lying around. For this generation, you get 4 main display options with various accompanying GPUs. Full HD at 360Hz, Quad HD at 165Hz or 240Hz and a 4K UHD at 144Hz. We have the Quad HD 240Hz option here and to simply put it, it’s a beautiful display. 17.3-inches, IPS, 2,560 x 1440 running at 240Hz, 300 nits and 100% DCI-P3 coverage. In short, as mentioned, it’s a beautiful display. Especially for consuming content on Netflix, YouTube and more or even just doing some proper work with various documents and software and the like. A 17.3-inch display is just a delight to use and with a resolution of 1440p, it does actually allow you to make more use out of the display without much issues from WIndows Scaling. And of course, 240Hz is really fantastic especially when it comes to gaming. Talking about the webcam, it’s fine for the most part. You do get 1080p and the overall image quality is pretty decent. Same goes for the mics as well. Using this just for calls over Zoom or playing over Discord, it will be adequate in a pinch. The most useful feature however, is of course the inclusion of Window Hello facial recognition. That’s a huge plus point in our books and definitely much needed since there isn’t a fingerprint reader anywhere on this very laptop. As for the keyboard, it’s a hit or miss. Personally, I’m a fan. I feel that Razer Blade keyboards have generally been really great and in my opinion, second only to the Microsoft Surface Laptop with the Alcantara. It’s nice and comfortable, great for both typing and gaming and you can’t forget the RGB thanks to Razer Chroma. Now it may be jarring for some to see the lack of a numpad on a 17.3-inch device, so if that’s what you need, you won’t be getting it here. But this does make way for better positioned and larger speakers, which I think is a worthy trade-off. More on that in a bit. Talking about the trackpad, this is just as great as ever. Just like what I said about the keyboard, I really like this. It’s smooth, it tracks well and in my experience thus far, probably still the nicest I’ve used when it comes to Windows Laptops. Obviously, the Mac is better, way better, but that’s a whole different story. Unfortunately, I do have to bring it down a notch this generation. Now I’m not too sure if there’s any significant difference between this generation and the last one I tried, but I find that palm rejection isn’t as great as what I remember it to be. Even when I was just typing out this script, the mouse cursor would move more often than I would like, which was a little annoying. So perhaps something to take note of. But now we come back to those speakers, and wow, are they actually really great. They sound really full and there’s quite a bit of low-end despite the relatively thin chassis. Additionally, thanks to the physically larger size that a 17.3-inch laptop offers, you get pretty great stereo separation as well. Honestly, I think it might just be the best set of speakers in a Windows laptop thus far. It’s pretty impressive. Now for ports, you’ll get the dedicated power input, RJ45 Ethernet, three standard USB 3.2 Gen 2, two Thunderbolt 4, 3.5mm combo, HDMI 2.1 and a UHS-II SD Card Reader. When it comes to battery life, this comes with a 82 watt hour battery which will last an average of about 4 and a half hours of general use. Which isn’t great, that’s for sure. No two ways about it. But now let’s talk specs and this is really what you’re going to be paying for. Now depending on which display option you go for, you’ll then be able to configure it with the GPUs ranging from the RTX 3060 to the latest RTX 3080 Ti. To be noted however is that the Intel Core i9-12900HK option is only restricted to the 4K 144Hz SKU for now. We have with us basically just one SKU below the most expensive. Core i7-12800H, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti with a 165 watts TGP, 32GB of DDR5 RAM and 1TB of PCIe 4.0 SSD storage. For the creative tests, we ran on all the CPU profiles available via Synapse, while for gaming, we only tested on the Boost profile for the best possible performance. All tests were done with the GPU on the High profile and in the dedicated GPU mode. As you can tell in Cinebench R23, there is quite the significant difference in performance, especially in multi-core, between the various power profiles. Single-core performance are really similar across the board with the exception of the Low power profile. As for temperatures, the Blade 17 was honestly pretty stellar. Averaging around 60 degree celsius for both the Low and Medium profile while consuming about 25 to 35 watts, increasing to an average of 70 for the High profile while consuming 45 watts. This further increases to the low 80s for the Boost profile while consuming 60 watts sustained. To add on, the fans weren’t loud either. Really well controlled. The same holds true in DaVinci Resolve. We took our 10 min 4K test project as per usual and the results are as such. A surprising find would be the minimal difference between High and Boost, though not entirely unexpected given the little difference in actual sustained clock speeds. With that said, if you’re looking at a Razer Blade, gaming should be the priority, so let’s talk about that. We test at both 1080p and 1440p and basically at the highest possible settings. For 1080p, the results are pretty much as you would expect from such a powerful CPU and GPU combo. eSports titles like CS:GO, Valorant and Apex Legends are really enjoyable with really high frame rates but even really demanding AAA titles like Halo Infinite and Cyberpunk 2077 perform admirably. Move it up to 1440p and the same holds true. Frame rates are still really high and you’ll be able to pretty much make full use of the 240Hz Quad HD display. Now since you’re getting pretty much the best GPU in a laptop, Ray-Tracing is something you might want to consider. At both 1080p and 1440p, the system will be able to output at least an average of 60 frames per second even in the most demanding of games like Cyberpunk 2077. It is honestly a fantastic experience and you can get a little more performance if you go ahead and tweak the DLSS settings. As for temperatures while gaming, it’s well within reason. The GPU is totally fine. Even with 165 watts of thermal graphics power allocated, the RTX 3080 Ti is well under control, averaging around 80 degree celsius under sustained load while drawing about 155 watts overall. The CPU on the other hand is a little hotter overall, averaging around 90 degree celsius while drawing just 35 to 40 watts. But there is a catch. Even though the temperatures are pretty well controlled, especially considering the form factor, you do feel the heat. It does get pretty uncomfortable to rest your hand on the WASD cluster, especially more so if you’re going to game for a couple of hours or more. You will feel the heat, trust me. Now we don’t have a thermal gun to accurately monitor the temperature, but there are other reviews out there that have pretty much confirmed that the surface temperature of this generation of Blade 17 is a few degrees higher than the previous. I guess it’s a little bit of a trade off considering the higher powered Intel 12th-Gen chip and the removal of one of the 35mm fans right below the trackpad in exchange for the bigger battery. You lose some, you gain some, I guess. Speaking of which, if you’re intending to upgrade the system, you’ll have access to two DDR5 SODIMM slots, an additional M.2 PCIe 4 SSD slot and the WiFi card. Lastly we come to a huge factor to dwell about if you’re even looking at getting a Blade, and that’s of course, the price. As configured, this Blade 17 comes in at a whopping 6,649 Singapore Dollars or just under 4,000 US Dollars (3999.99 USD). That is seriously a lot of cash and definitely not something you would just fork out without thinking twice. At least I hope so. Now is it worth that sticker price? It really depends. The Blade does occupy a really specific niche in the gaming laptop category, and it really is, in my opinion, the only laptop to offer both the performance and the aesthetics. Now there are other gaming laptops that come really close, but the Blade is really just that one step further. So whether that’s worth it to you, that’s really up to you. But again remember, while it does perform well, it does get really warm to the touch. Actual temperatures are fine, it’s just the surface temperature that’s a little too warm for my liking. So definitely do take note especially in a hot and humid climate like Singapore. Our only advice, if you’re really looking at getting this, is to opt for the 3070Ti option instead. Performance isn’t going to be much different and you’re still going to enjoy the same great display but you’re saving almost a thousand bucks. And money in your bank account is always a W in our books.

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