Author: Ajith Ram
FOR a long time, eSports was dominated in Asia by South Korea. It is now becoming a global phenomenon and Malaysia is also entering the big league.
If you can stomach the relatively high running costs, the HP OfficeJet Pro 6970 is a fast and versatile all-in-one printer suitable for small or medium-sized businesses, writes Ajith Ram.
AGES 2016 eSport event promised a total RM1 million to the winners - but they have yet to be paid. The organisers, Platinum Eden have not responded to DNA queries and their phone is now disconnected.
Despite lacking major headline features, the Oppo F1s is still a solid product that should do well in the budget smartphone segment. It keeps performance pace with the other phones in the same price range while easily exceeding their front camera image quality. So it could be said that the F1s is the 'budget selfie expert'.
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is certainly a bigger one that the usual System Packs that accompanied previous versions. Most of the 5,000 improvements are made up of very small changes. Even when taken together, the Anniversary Update is an update that makes Windows 10 only slightly better. But considering that it is free to all Windows 10 users, it is definitely a small cause for celebration, writes Ajith Ram.
The Dell S2817Q monitor is well worth considering if you are planning an upgrade to 4K. Although it is not a champion in colour reproduction and contrast, it does provide a large screen at an affordable price, writes Ajith Ram.
Apple and Samsung post contrasting results. If Apple has to stop its inexorable slide into oblivion like many Japanese manufacturers in the 1980's, it has to get back to its roots of creativity and 'thinking different', writes Ajith Ram.
The ZenBook Pro UX501VW is exactly what it says in its marketing brochure - a sleek, stylish high performance premium laptop. And like all premium devices, you will need to pay a hefty premium for this. With a retail price starting at RM6,599, this Asus laptop is definitely for the connoisseur, writes Ajith Ram.
IT has indeed been a long wait for the avid PC gamer - the wait for a new generation of graphics cards using new GPU architectures. It has also been a long wait for replacements for the 'mainstream' GPUs like the Nvidia GeForce 970 and AMD Radeon R9 380. The wait is finally over now with the release of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060.
Chinese giants like Tencent Holdings are on an acquisition spree in the global videogame market. With China's poor history on privacy and a track record of spying, these acquisitions raise significant concerns, writes Ajith Ram