Category: Gadget

Review – Acer Triton Predator 700 – Portable Powerhouse and Grill

By Aaron Lim TL:DR; Verdict: A great machine with exceptional performance in a thin chassis that can be a bit of a veritable heat conductor. The glass touchpad can be a mixed bag in terms of usability and fan noise can get really loud but if you’ve got the money to burn (RM14,000) then this is one of the better Max-Q laptops currently on the market. PROS CONS R The chassis design is excellent and looks classy without being over the top R Performance is exceptional R Audio is decent – max volume is not super loud but distortion...

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Hotlink announces new build it yourself plan: Hotlink Postpaid Flex

It seems like mobile users will have even more options to choose from soon: Hotlink has just announced its brand new Postpaid Flex plan, giving customers more flexibility to choose exactly what mobile internet services they’d like without paying for extras they don’t need. Prices start at RM30 with unlimited calls and SMS to all networks and 1GB of mobile data. “It’s important that we give customers the freedom to experience the Internet on their own terms. With the launch of Hotlink Postpaid Flex, we’re moving from being product-centric to people-centric by introducing a new World of Hotlink, one...

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Samsung Unveils The Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung has just released its new flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, fixing the drawbacks and improving upon the S9’s strengths. It’s quite essentially the S8, but better. Lots better. Highlights of the new phone include a redesigned dual lens camera, featuring two different apertures, fitted with an enhanced low light sensor, Super Slow-mo video capabilities, capable of recording up to 960 FPS and the ability to have personalised AR Emoji, like Apple’s Animoji. Bixby too has been given a buff, enabling users to get real time translation and currency conversions just by pointing the camera at said text...

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My Experience Using the Fitbit Ionic as an Overweight Couch Potato

By Aaron Lim It’s a weird feeling. You’re given an incredibly complex piece of technology – something which a company has spent millions and millions of dollars on to create – and asked to write a review of it. The problem is: it’s a Fitbit and you’re the type of dude who gets most of his exercise in the mornings when squatting down to pick up his shoes. How on earth are you supposed to write an objective review on the most sophisticated fitness tracker in the world when you can barely even carry your friends through a bad...

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Review – ASUS ROG GL553VD – The Mark Wahlberg of the Laptop World

By Aaron Lim Pros Keyboard is great Build quality is good Good selection of IO & included card reader Screen flex is minimal Cons Trackpad clickiness is not great Keyboard flex is pretty bad Fan noise is loud Caps Lock, Num Lock and etc have indicators in front of the chassis Mehs Backplate is difficult to remove but easy to upgrade The one vent on the left can get hot Included DVD Drive (in 2017) Gamer-ish accents The ASUS ROG GL553VD is ASUS’ stab at tackling the mid-range gaming laptop market under their Republic of Gamers branding. Advertised as...

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