Author: Ajith Ram

Review: BenQ W2000 projector, IMAX in your home
The BenQ W2000 is a truly impressive 3D projector aimed at the crowded home theatre market. Although it is slightly more expensive than entry-level models from rival manufacturers, the W2000 sets itself apart with its excellent audio and video performance.  
Review: STOM Spectrum i100, cheap and useful
The STOM Spectrum i100 from Malaysian retailer Thunder Match Technology is a sleek and useful Windows 10 2-in-1. Although it is not the powerful device around, it is still usable for work and leisure.
Review: Dell Inspiron 24 7000, filling a niche
The Dell Inspiron 24 7000 all-in-one PC is not an iMac clone. Stylish and affordable, it is targeted at the office worker for whom space is at a premium.  
Is LinkedIn doomed to be a Microsoft turkey?
Microsoft's purchase of Linkedin for US $26.2 billion caught a lot of people by surprise. But the acquisition makes no sense when you consider the overlap between the customers of both companies. Linkedin's future profitability is also doubtful.  
Will Microsoft kill PC gaming?
Over the years, Microsoft has proved itself to be a untrustworthy partner for PC game developers and publishers. With revenues shrinking in other sectors, the company might be forced to make Windows Store the exclusive sales portal for all Windows games and software. Or it could demand royalties from competing sales portals such as Steam.  
Will marriage of Windows gaming and Xbox One work?
Windows 10 features coming to Xbox Includes Cortana and Windows Store   IF all marriages were made in heaven, as the saying goes, then Microsoft's Xbox division would be on top of the world at the moment. But as too many people can attest, marriages can also be made in hell or at least, purgatory.
AMD looks to heaven for salvation
New GPU aimed at mainstream market Cheaper VR capable PCs promised FOR centuries, mankind has looked up at the night sky for salvation. Whether it is our friendly neighbourhood planets or imaginary constellations, the human race has always sought succor from the heavens.  
Will lack of AAA games hurt VR gaming?
The big game publishers such as EA and Activision are yet to commit fully to VR. VR gaming is also hampered by a fragmented hardware scene with incompatible devices and lack of standards.  
Review: Lenovo Yoga 500, hardly stellar
Lenovo is having a tough time these days. Despite being the world's largest PC vendor, beating both Dell and HP in unit sales, the company just cannot seem to turn a profit. The financial report for fiscal 2015 (April 2015 - March 2016) shows the company recording revenues of US $44.912 billion. That is a decrease of three percent from the previous fiscal year and a net loss of US $128 million.  
Review: Flash Plus 2 misses the mark
WHAT is your opinion of the Flash brand? Come on, admit it. It is hardly a brand which jumps out when you think of smartphones. In a market flooded with advertising from the likes of Apple, Samsung and Huawei, one would be tempted to ask Flash who?   This does not mean that the company's smartphones are a laughing matter. In fact, judging by the previous Flash phones, the new Flash Plus 2 might be something to look forward to.
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