Review: ASUS B9440

The ASUS B9440 is a thin and sleek laptop that’s designed for business, but won’t look out of place for the design-conscious.

The AsusPro B9440 is a strong advocate of the ultrabook trend, with a slim frame, and tiny bezels on the display, allowing it to cramp a 14” screen into a 13.3” laptop body. Business users no longer need to forego style.

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Review: Chuwi Hi10Pro

The Chuwi Hi10Pro is a dual boot Windows 10 / Android tablet that has a metallic keyboard dock to convert it to a standard clamshell laptop.

I bought the Chuwi Hi10Pro last year when it was on sale at Gearbest. It was selling for US$169 for the tablet plus keyboard dock. I also used Swagbucks for an additional 4250 SB which should be valued at around US$50 via Amazon gift cards. The issue is that I can’t seem to pass the US only verification as it requires a US number (non-voip). Bummer. I managed to get around it recently through the use of a US SIM. So how did this US$120 tablet / laptop fare?

The Specs

Screen Size 10.1 inches
Screen Resolution 1920×1200
Hard Drive 64 GB
Average Battery Life (in hours) 6 hours
Operating System Windows 10, Android 5.1
Item Weight 2.2 pounds
Product Dimensions 10.3 x 6.6 x 0.3 inches
Item Dimensions L x W x H 10.31 x 6.59 x 0.33 inches
Rear Webcam Resolution 2 MP
Processor Intel X8350
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Avengers-themed Tablets and Laptops Lands in Singapore

Iron Man landed in Singapore last night alongside three new Avengers-themed Windows 10 devices. Inspired by the iconic Avengers logo and the signature design motifs of Captain America and Iron Man, the devices come in iconic shells and at an affordable price range for the Marvel fanatics.

Priced from S$429, the devices run on Windows 10 and will be pre-installed with Microsoft Office Mobile apps for free. These devices will sport a series of custom wallpapers as well as unique Avengers icons that make the experience even more personal. Each device sold will also include a specially designed carrying sleeve or pouch.
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HP Announces New PC Lineup for Singapore – for the Modern Workforce

HP Inc Singapore says that Millennials wants cooler devices and are frequently on the move. They announced an upcoming slew of products from their PC line last week targeted at this emerging segment. With the tagline “Keep Reinventing”, HP Inc caught my eye with the super slim HP Spectre 13, the cool looking thinnest laptop that packs an i5 / i7 core chip, and the HP Elite X3, which offers Windows Continuum, an integrated mobile to desktop experience.
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Review: ASUS ROG G501

The ASUS ROG G501 is a super slim gaming laptop from ASUS that’s only 20.6 mm thin and tips the scales at only 2.06 kg, excellent design choices for a portable gaming option. Weighing about as much as a standard business laptop, the sleek black exterior belies the gaming capabilities this machine packs.

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ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi Now Available in Singapore

The Transformer Book T300 Chi rocks an all-aluminium unibody design with diamond-cut chamfered edges for a well-built chassis. The tablet / keyboard is held together by a neodynium magnetic hinge, so no hardware connections to worry about. The keyboard is a standalone bluetooth device, with it’s own battery pack. The battery cannot be shared so you would need to charge them separately but the keyboard should be good for a week’s use.

The Transformer Book T300 Chi compares favourably with the Surface Pro 3. In fact, the T300 Chi tablet itself is actually lighter than the Surface Pro 3, (0.72g vs 0.80g). The keyboard is heavier though, as Asus opt to implement a more traditional keyboard experience, which might be more favourable to heavy typists. When docked, the Transformer Book T300 Chi weighs 1.44kg, and is 16.5 mm thick. A whisper thinner than the Macbook Air at 17mm.

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