Streaming Games On Facebook Live - NVIDIA ShadowPlay or OBS Studio?

Streaming games on Facebook Live is a faster way to reach your audience, but which one is better?

ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Review - The 15-Incher On Budget

Check out on this review article to learn more about ther ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U)!

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1400 Performance Review - It's finally here!

Why pay more for Intel i5 when the Ryzen 5 can give you more?

February 28, 2017

MSI releases complete new AM4 GAMING lineup to harness the power of Ryzen

By: Low Chern Lin

Almost three years ago, MSI introduced the world’s first AMD-based GAMING motherboard. Today, together with AMD, MSI sets a new standard for AMD-based GAMING motherboards with the launch of Ryzen. Based on the new AM4 platform, MSI unleashes a complete lineup of game-changing motherboards, ready to cater to gamers worldwide. Available in three GAMING segments: Enthusiast GAMING, Performance GAMING and Arsenal GAMING, there’s a motherboard for every type of gamer.

MWC 2017: Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 unveiled

By: John Diew

Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 were unveiled at Nokia's MWC 2017 event, alongside with the legendary 3310 feature phone as well as the global release of the Nokia 6. Wondering what's exactly the difference between them? Read on to find out.

Transcend StoreJet 25C3N 1TB Extra Slim Portable Hard Drive Review

By: Low Chern Lin

Over the years, portable hard drive has become an indispensable companion for those who often deals with large amount of data or large sized files in their daily lives. Things get less convenient if these data are stored in large 3.5-inch desktop hard drives and you need to bring it around because of your work-related needs. 

While most portable hard drive comes in the 2.5-inch drive form factor, some users can be very picky when it comes to choosing the ideal portable hard drive that is aligned with their needs, especially when it comes to the appearance, weight and thinness. 

The Transcend StoreJet 25C3N we have here for today's review is a rather unique product from Transcend, as it's not very often for us to come across portable hard drive in this design. With its slim and lightweight design already gotten our attention this early, let's find out what kind of performance we can expect from this crafty little portable hard drive.

(The StoreJet 25C3N 1TB retails RM395.00)

February 27, 2017

MWC 2017: Nokia 3310 is back

By: John Diew

A modern classic reimagined. The new Nokia 3310 takes the iconic silhouette of the original and reimagines it for 2017, with a month battery standby time.

MWC 2017: Huawei launches the P10 and P10 Plus

By: John Diew

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus has been officially announced. The latest iteration of the Huawei's P-series smartphone has received a bump in specifications and more importantly, an improved new camera module co-engineered with Leica dubbed as the Leica Dual Camera 2.0 Pro.

MWC 2017: LG G6 is now official

By: John Diew

LG has made the G6 official, the next iteration of LG's G-series smartphone has been given a new breath of life with a complete makeover. The new G6 now comes with an all-new design as well as larger display.

Apacer Announces New AS681 ARMOR SSD With Read/Write Speed of Up To 545/520 MB/s and 3-year Global Warranty

By: Low Chern Lin

Apacer has always treated promoting high-speed storage devices as its own mission and the latest SSD which has just been launched recently, the AS681 ARMOR SSD which adopts the next-generation SATA III interface, provides ultra transmission speed of 6Gb/s, along with the most advanced 8-channel synchronous transmission design that makes read/write speed of up to 545/520 MB/s possible. 

As result, the AS681 ARMOR is capable to deliver high-speed data transfer, stunning performance that is aligned with the increasing sizes of files as technology advances, making a perfect storage upgrade for gaming desktop and laptop.

February 23, 2017

EK releases monoblock for ASUS® ROG Maximus IX Hero motherboard

By: Low Chern Lin

K Water Blocks, the world renowned premium liquid cooling manufacturer, is proud to release their monoblock liquid cooling solution for the ASUS® ROG Maximus IX Hero motherboard. The EK-FB ASUS M9H is first in the line of monoblocks for socket 1151 ASUS Z270 chipset motherboards.

EK-FB ASUS M9H Monoblock is a complete all-in-one (CPU and motherboard) liquid cooling solution for the new Intel® Z270 Express Chipset LGA1151 ASUS® ROG Maximus IX motherboard that supports the latest 7th generation and 6th generation Intel® Core™ Processors as well.

Synology Announces Official Release of Its DiskStation Manager, DSM 6.1

By: Low Chern Lin

Synology® Inc. today announced the official release of DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1 and comprehensive packages, delivering a more secure, productive, and unified NAS experience.

Samsung Pay Goes Live In Malaysia, Currently Supports Citibank, Maybank and Standard Chartered Cards

By: Low Chern Lin

It is only two more days before Samsung Pay officially goes live in the country! To kick off the festivities in grand fashion, Samsung Malaysia Electronics cordially invites shoppers and Samsung fans to the Samsung Pay roadshow from 24th – 28th February 2017 to experience the sweet treats of shopping with Samsung Pay and participating merchants. Banks are also ever ready to reward their card members using Samsung Pay!

Transcend Sweeps 7 of 2017 Taiwan Excellence Awards

By: Low Chern Lin

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce that seven of its cutting-edge products have been awarded the 2017 Taiwan Excellence Award. The winners include the DrivePro 50 dashcam, the DrivePro Body 52 body camera, the JetDrive Go 300 and JetDrive Go 500 Lightning USB 3.1 flash drives, the RDA2 smart reader, the JetFlash 850 Type-C USB flash drive, and the StoreJet Cloud 210 personal cloud storage device.

LG Set to Lead Global TV Market with Dual Premium Strategy

By: John Diew

SEOUL, 23 February 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) announced the launch of its 2017 SUPER UHD TV lineup featuring Nano Cell display lineup at its R&D Center in Seoul today. Alongside the amazingly thin LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W first unveiled at CES last month, LG has high hopes that its dual premium strategy for TVs will expand its market share in the global TV industry. LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W will be available in Korea and the United States starting this month. SUPER UHD TVs with Nano Cell technology will become available in the weeks to come while customers in other markets will see both premium products beginning in the second quarter of 2017.

TVs with Perfect Picture, Design and Sound
LG SIGNATURE OLED TV embodies the company’s pursuit of the best possible viewing experience, featuring the most advanced technologies available in the display industry. The innovative design of the W7 series follows LG’s “less is more” philosophy, stripping away everything to emphasise the beauty of the screen alone.

LG OLED TVs are considered by industry experts to offer the most advanced display technology. As each pixel on the display can be individually switched on and off, OLED offers an enhanced picture quality without image degradation, such as light bleed typically found in conventional backlit systems. This results in the highest quality image rendering with the purest black and lifelike colours.

The sleek razor-thin profile of the 65-inch W7 – less than 4mm thick when mounted on the wall – creates the illusion of gazing out a window, not of watching TV. LG’s 2017 OLED TV lineup offers innovative Dolby Atmos sound for the first time in the market, delivering both stunning image and sound quality. Dolby Atmos isolates the relative location of each sound to create rich and multi-layered audio that reflects the intricate sounds of the real world. The 77-inch version of the W7 received the Best of CES Innovation Award 2017 in the Video Displays category, besting all other new TV offerings at CES and won Engadget’s Best of the Best Award at the show.

LG will introduce five 4K OLED TV models in Korea with screen sizes varying from 77/65W7, 77/65G7, 65/55E7, 65/55C7 and 65/55B7 in Korea. Specific models in other markets will be announced locally at the time of launch.

The Most Advanced LCD TV Available Today
LG’s third-generation SUPER UHD TV lineup features Nano Cell technology, which harnesses approximately one nanometer-sized particle to offer incredibly accurate colour reproduction. The Nano Cell display achieves impressive picture quality by absorbing unnecessary light waves, resulting in purer, cleaner colours. This light absorbing capability allows LG’s new LCD displays to filter out specific colours with much greater precision, rendering each colour exactly as it was intended. For example, the colour red on conventional TVs can blend with other colour wavelengths, such as yellow or orange, causing the colour to fade and take on yellowish. LG Nano Cell dramatically reduces instances of colour fading, image instability and other colour degradation issues. LG Nano Cell Display also deliver consistent colours at wider viewing angles with virtually no colour difference between viewers seated directly in front of the screen and those watching from a 60-degree angle.

Expanded HDR Capabilities
All 2017 LG OLED and SUPER UHD TVs feature Active HDR to render brighter scenes and greater shadow details when displaying HDR content. Active HDR allows LG TVs to process the picture scene by scene, inserting dynamic data where needed. In addition, 2017 LG TVs support the full palette of HDR formats, including Dolby VisionTM, HDR10 and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). This versatility is compounded by the new HDR Effect feature, which processes standard definition content to improve brightness in specific areas, enhance contrast ratios, rendering more precise images.

Enhanced webOS User Experience
The latest webOS Smart TV platform helps make LG’s entire lineup of premium TVs exceptionally user-friendly. LG webOS 3.5 is equipped with enhancements for easier control and faster access when using the improved Magic Remote and the new Magic Link feature. Viewers can instantly access their favourite services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video by pressing a hot key on the remote control, tapping into a wide variety of stunning 4K programming.

“Our 2017 TV lineup features state-of-the-art display technologies that break the boundaries of TV viewing,” said Brian Kwon, president of LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company. “This year, we will continue to extend the premium TV market with a dual premium strategy based on our unrivalled OLED TVs and groundbreaking SUPER UHD TVs with Nano Cell display. With these innovative TV products, our customers will be able to enjoy the best home entertainment experience that the industry has to offer.”

February 22, 2017

AMD Announces the Availability of Its Ryzen 7 CPU In Malaysia, Ryzen 7 1800X to Cost RM 2,599

By: Low Chern Lin

After the recent price leak on Fry's electronics, it has come to our attention that AMD will be officially announcing its Ryzen 7 CPU later (February 23rd) at 3:00 AM Malaysian time (Feb 22nd 7:00 PM GMT), while the remaining Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 will be coming later next month.

How Samsung should dispose their recalled Galaxy Note7

By: John Diew

After all the fiery hoo hah with the Samsung Galaxy Note7, just a few days ago some rumours begin to surface regarding that Samsung is going to refurbish the Note7 with a smaller 3000 mAh battery and resell it at emerging markets such as India and Vietnam.

Win A Trip To Hollywood and the Los Angeles Premiere of Saban's Power Rangers with Cooler Master

By: Low Chern Lin

The upcoming Saban's Power Rangers movie serves as a reboot for the Power Rangers series that we used to watch back in the days and many of us, especially the guys has been waiting for this for a very long time. 

AMD Ryzen CPU Will Support DDR4 Memory of Up To 3600MHz

By: Low Chern Lin

With all the leaked benchmark results that looks really promising, AMD Ryzen CPUs has been in the spotlight recently as this is the long awaited moment for the AMD fans where AMD CPUs has finally caught up with Intel's CPUs. Motherboard manufacturers  has been announcing motherboards for AMD Ryzen CPUs and Biostar too, has recently announced the addition of RACING X370 and B350 to its RACING series motherboard line up.

Streacom BC1 Open Benchtable Receives Computer Product Design Award 2017 On iF International Design Forum

By: Low Chern Lin

STREACOM and HWBOT, an organization regulating international overclocking competitions and rankings, is proud to announce selection of the BC1 Open Benchtable as winner of the prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD. The BC1 Open Benchtable was the winning product in the category of Computer Product, underlining the unique design of the BC1 which offers a lightweight, portable, tool-free and fully integrated benchtable for enthusiasts and professionals. 

February 20, 2017

MSI Adds New Member to its MSI Z270 Line Up - Z270 Gaming Plus

By: Low Chern Lin

MSI, world leading in gaming hardware innovation, is proud to announce a brand new GAMING motherboard, the Z270 GAMING PLUS. Adding red and black design to the Performance GAMING Series, GAMING PLUS is built with the key pillars creativity and personality in mind. Inspired from the colors and flow of lava, design touches can be found when looking at the unique motherboard printing highlights to complement the red and black heatsink design. To finish the design off, the PCI-E and Memory slots are also designed in red, and four corner red LEDs are added to emphasize you are dealing with a true MSI GAMING motherboard.

February 19, 2017

Event Coverage: Neffos X Series Consumer Launch

By: Jack Lee

Hello ladies and gentlemen, this is Jack from Tech-Critter bringing you coverage of Neffos' X Series consumer launch, which was held at Sunway Pyramid earlier this month!

Neffos has recently announced a new brand ambassador for their X Series phones, and it is non other than Nur Fazura Sharifuddin! Fazura is definitely no stranger to the Malaysian audience, as she has established herself as one of the most well-known talents in the local entertainment scene. Neffos believes that having a recognizable figure associated with the brand will give the X Series more depth as consumers can relate with the innovation personally with a familiar face they love. Which is exactly why Neffos and Fazura are working closely together to propel the X series forward.

"We wanted someone who can truly capture the essence of Neffos, and elevate the brand to be among the serious contenders in Malaysia. Fazura was our first choice as she possesses all the criteria that we were looking for, so it came as no surprise to appoint her as the ambassador. Everyone knows that Fazura lives a fast paced life, so having a quality device that is accurate and precise of up to 0.2 seconds as well as being reliable is very crucial. The Neffos X Series smartphone does just that, providing Fazura with the perfect combination of speed and style," said Kevin Lim, Senior Marketing Manager, TP-Link Distribution Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Neffos' X Series definitely seems well positioned to compete against other brands with their super-fast Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and also fingerprint unlocking system that boasts a quick 0.2 second unlock everytime! Even Fazura is amazed by just how quick the phone can snap pictures perfectly and consistently.

"I'm proud to be able to represent one of the most ambitious, innovative and fastest growing brands in the country, With my role as the Neffos ambassador, I'm looking forward to introducing more exciting and inspiring innovations from the brand to Malaysians. The Neffos X Series smartphone definitely fits my everyday needs. It has a superb camera quality with PDAF function which I adore, not forgetting the super fast fingerprint unlocking system - both capable of responding perfectly in just 0.2 seconds; combined with a stylish metallic design that is fashionable," said Fazura, newly appointed Neffos X Series Brand Ambassador.

The Neffos X series comes in two versions the X1 and the X1 Max, with the X1 Max having a bigger battery (3000mAh compared to the 2250mAh of the X1) and a slightly bigger screen size of 5.5 inches. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, with it's super-thin bezels that are up to 2.75mm and dual-curved back design that tapers towards the sides to allow a more ergonomic fit. It also packs quite some performance under the hood with the Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 chipset with up to 4GB RAM. Additionally, boasting to be a phone that can keep up with a hectic lifestyle such as Fazura's, it also supports fast charging with 50% charge in just 30 minutes! These features paired up with the PDAF feature of its camera and the agile fingerprint unlocking system suddenly makes this phone a very attractive option for anyone looking for a new daily driver.

The Neffos X1 and X1 Max are available in two colors, which are Cloudy Grey and Sunrise Gold.
The Neffos X1 is priced at:

RM 769 for 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM
RM 849 for 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

The Neffos X1 Max is priced at:

RM 999 for 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
RM 1199 for 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM

For more information, feel free to log on to or visit their Facebook page

Also, something interesting to note is that Neffos X Series also comes with a two-year warranty to ensure we can have peace of mind while supporting their products. The two-year warranty program also offers services for selected mechanical and technical issues excluding accidental damage or broken screens. To prove just how seriously they value each and every supporter, they are also offering a one-on-one device exchange to customers whose Neffos device that are damaged beyond repair within the first three months of purchase!

In conclusion, Neffos working with their new brand ambassador Fazura definitely seem enthusiastic and confident in their X Series phones which are well built and well priced to attract the local consumers.  However, if anyone is interested in a more in-depth review to see how the X Series phones would hold up in the depths of Tech-Critter's lab do let us know!

Once again, this has been Jack bringing you coverage of the X Series launch with Neffos, stay tuned for everything tech related right here at Tech-Critter. Thank you for reading and I hope you have a nice day!

AMD Ryzen CPUs Coming On March 2nd - Ryzen 7 1700X 8-Cores Spotted at $389 in Fry's Electronics

By: Low Chern Lin

While most of us got caught up in the AMD's Ryzen CPU hype, a new rumor has been spotted on WCCFTech today, where the highest end Ryzen CPU, the 8-core Black Edition Ryzen 7 1800X and 1700X has been spotted priced at $489 and $389 respectively in Fry's electronics. 

According to WCCFTech, both the Ryzen CPUs with be shipped to customers starting from March 2nd. As the embargo for both Ryzen CPUs will end on February 28th, those who has been waiting for the Ryzen CPUs will be able to go through up coming reviews from reviewers around the world who managed to get early access to the CPUs before making their purchase - of course, if the result is as good as what AMD has claimed previously.

WCCFTech also mentioned that both the Ryzen 7 1800X and Ryzen 7 1700X will come in 2 different package - one with the high performance Wraith like cooler that cost an addition $20, and another one without the cooler. 

(Source; WCCFTech)

Mistel Barocco MD600 Mechanical Keyboard Review

By: Low Chern Lin

60% layout mechanical keyboard might not be as popular as a full-sized mechanical keyboard that comes with fancy RGB lighting and dedicated macro keys, but there are mechanical keyboard enthusiasts who prefer a smaller, multi-functional keyboard like the HHKB Pro 2, Vortex Poker, Filco Minila, Ducky Mini, etc.  

The Mistel Barocco MD600 we have here today is a new contender in the local mechanical keyboard market targeting at the group of enthusiasts that cherishes 60% layout mechanical keyboards and its programmable features. Let's move on with the review and special thanks to Ultimatch Solution Sdn Bhd for the provision of the review unit.

(The Mistel Barocco MD600 retails at RM599)

February 18, 2017

Davao City Central 911 To Be Equipped with Transcend's Dashcams and Body Cameras

By: Low Chern Lin

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend ), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, are proud to share a successful story featuring Davao City Central 911 uses of Transcend's devices that has been published on Manila Bulletin, a leading newspaper in the Philippines. Transcend’s dashcams and body cameras greatly assisted the Davao City Central 911—a fully integrated emergency and rescue dispatch system in Davao City—in improving its emergency services, professional safety and efficiency with the help of detailed video evidence on the road. 

February 17, 2017

Team Group Officially Announces Its ROG Certified T-FORCE DARK Series Memory Kit

By: Low Chern Lin

Team Group, the world’s leading memory brand, today announces the official launch of its ASUS ROG certified memory product, the T-FORCE DARK memory. ROG (Republic Of Gamers) is an established gaming brand that is dedicated to deliver the ultimate performance and best quality in each and every of its product to gamers around the world. 

February 15, 2017

BenQ ZOWIE Officially Launched its XL2540 eSports Monitor In Malaysia, Priced at RM2,399

By: Low Chern Lin

BenQ ZOWIE announces the new ZOWIE XL2540 monitor, providing additional options for the fulfillment of individual gaming experience. This is the first 240Hz professional e-Sports monitor to be readily available for purchase at retail outlets nationwide.

MSI Trident 3 Gaming Desktop and Z270 Tomahawk Gaming Motherboard Receives iF Design Award 2017

By: Low Chern Lin

Known by some as the Oscars of design, the prestigious iF design awards represent the best of the best. Winning two iF awards this year, world leading gaming brand MSI stood out from the competition.

The winning products are the top-notch gaming motherboard MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK and one of the world’s tiniest VR Ready gaming desktops, the MSI Trident 3.

February 14, 2017

Cooler Master Announces Limited-Edition MasterKeys Pro L RGB Crystal

By: Low Chern Lin

Cooler Master, a leading manufacturer of desktop components and peripherals, today announced the immediate availability of the MasterKeys Pro LRGB Crystal, a special edition of the MasterKeys Pro L RGB with frosted transparent case and keycaps for maximum RGB brilliance.

Cooler Master Announces ‘Case Mod World Series 2017’ with 25th Anniversary Celebration Bonus

By: Low Chern Lin

Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals, today announced the 8th installment of the annual Case Mod World Series. The global case modding competition invites anyone from first-time tinkerers to seasoned veterans to make and submit their creations from Feb 3rd to May 3rd. Entrants can treat viewers to photos and descriptions of their mods in their worklog as they work through their projects. In celebration of Cooler Master’s 25th Anniversary, a bonus category has been added to this year’s contest to encourage entrants to commemorate the iconic products of the last 25 years and honor the classics with new pieces of modding beauty. 

MSI Announces 4 New Arctic Gaming Motherboards - Z270/H270 Tomahawk and H270M/B250M Mortar Arctic

By: Low Chern Lin

MSI, world leading in gaming motherboard innovation, is thrilled to announce four new ARCTIC white GAMING motherboards, the Z270/H270 TOMAHAWK and H270M/B250M MORTAR ARCTIC, are added to the Arsenal GAMING Series. The second generation of ARCTIC models not only inherited the spirit of the unique ARCTIC design, it also adopted a plethora of features from other 200 series GAMING motherboards for an improved gaming experience. Enjoy lowest latency online gaming with MSI GAMING LAN, while benefiting from enhanced, studio grade sound with Audio Boost. Featuring heavy plated heat sinks, fully styled to perfectly match the ARCTIC look and feel, the new ARCTIC motherboards are ready to conquer the battlefield.

February 10, 2017

Cooler Master Announces the Availability of AMD Socket AM4 Upgrade Kit for AMD Ryzen

By: Low Chern Lin

AMD’s announcements of their next-gen Ryzen processors might have some of you wondering whether you’ll be looking at a total overhaul of your cooling to accommodate the new chipsets and motherboards. Cooler Master, a leader in design and manufacturing computer components and peripherals,has already prepared for the launch of the CPU so that you can apply your existing thermal coolers to the upgraded chips.

ASUS Announces “38 Days of Storm” Social Campaign

By: Low Chern Lin

ASUS today announced a newsocialcampaign called “38 Days of Storm”(campaign hashtag: #TakHabisHabis) for its ZenFone 3 Max 5.5” (ZC553KL).Starting next week from 14th February 2017,this incredible campaign features continuous daily giveaway of ZenFone 3 Max, totaling up to 38units of smartphones to be won! 

February 08, 2017

HyperX Introduces ALLOY FPS Gaming Mechanical Keyboard

By: Low Chern Lin

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the HyperX ALLOY™ FPS Gaming Mechanical Keyboard is now shipping in Malaysia. The full-size mechanical gaming keyboard has a space-saving layout allowing gamers to maximize desktop real estate for FPS mouse movement. The HyperX ALLOY FPS keyboard features Cherry® MX Blue Mechanical switches to provide the tactile feedback and performance to support extreme gameplay and enable players to be the best gamers possible. 

Transcend Offers the Gifts to Win Your Valentine's Heart

By: Low Chern Lin

February is here and this marks the coming of that peculiar occasion again, Valentine's Day, where love birds in every corner of the world express their love for each other through gifts and actions. Regardless of gender, finding the right gift for Valentine's Day is always a tough task. Other than the commonly seen chocolates and flowers, Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, has something else for you to add a twist of tech to this year's Valentine's Day celebration.

February 07, 2017

Transcend StoreJet 25MC 1TB Performance Review

By: Low Chern Lin

It's been quite sometime since we first saw the Transcend StoreJet M series portable hard drives that features a shock proof design that passed the U.S. military drop-test standards MIL-STD-810G 516.6 procedure IV. Special thanks to Transcend, we managed to get our hands on the StoreJet 25MC 1TB for today's performance review, as we have been eager to know what kind of performance it can deliver, other than the shock proof protection offered.

(The StoreJet 25MC 1TB retails at RM 319.00 during the preparation of this article)

February 06, 2017

Unboxing & Review: OPPO R9s

By: John Diew

OPPO refreshed their F1 last year August with the new F1s and the launch was a great success. The front equipped 16MP camera with OPPO's selfie beautification algorithm must have captured the hearts of the selfie lovers. Two months later, without any signs of stopping, OPPO announced their R9 series would be the next smartphone to receive the "s" suffix - the 7-months old R9 Plus is being replaced with the brand new R9s!

On the surface, the new R9s might seem similar to the R9 Plus because of the same megapixel count for both front and rear camera, but the rear camera has being updated with the new Sony IMX398 sensor with extra wide f/1.7 aperture. OPPO claims that the new camera module with dual phase detection autofocus is clearer, faster and brighter.

So, is it final-lee clear? Read on to find out.

OPPO R9s retails for MYR 1798.

February 03, 2017

BenQ ZOWIE XL2735 144Hz 27 inch e-Sports Monitor Review

By: Low Chern Lin

With BenQ's acquisition of ZOWIE back in August 2016, all future BenQ gaming-related merchandise will be introduced under the ZOWIE name. Special thanks to BenQ Malaysia, for sending over early one of their latest gaming monitor, the BenQ ZOWIE XL2735 for today's review.

(As BenQ Malaysia has yet to announce the MSRP for the XL2735, we'll revisit this article for price update once it's available)

February 02, 2017

Android 7.0 Nougat Comes to the Moto Z Family

By: Low Chern Lin

Moto Z owners can expect the latest and sweetest update in the form of Android 7.0 Nougat; while Moto Z Play owners can expect the update notification later this month. These updates are part of Moto’s strategy of bringing the best new software and features to customers, and solidifies Lenovo’s commitment to the Moto brand and the Moto Mods-enabled Moto Z Family.

With the Android 7.0 Nougat update, Moto Z family users will be able to make their devices more personal, more convenient and more customisable. Read on for a quick summary of what the Nougat update will offer.