GOPRO HERO8 BLACK
Still the most popular action cam.
AMAZON ECHO STUDIO
Still the smart speaker to beat.
HUAWEI MATE 30 PRO
Still a very impressive smartphone.
Bringing together the best of Microsoft and Google, this dual-screen device is two 5.6-inch displays held together by an elaborate 360-degree hinge. When fully opened, the Surface Duo presents an 8.3-inch display; when folded, it’s a 5.6-inch device. Microsoft’s new smartphone is meant to increase productivity and both displays are optimised for running two apps simultaneously.
THE SASSIEST SURFACE PRO EVER
The Surface Pro X sports a 13-inch PixelSense edge-to-edge display. Weighing just 760g and with a svelte pro le of just 5.3mm thick, this device doesn’t compromise on performance. It’s powered by a custom Surface SQ1 processor with an integrated AI accelerator, and the ability to operate full Windows OS and desktop apps. There’s also the brand new Surface Type Cover and Surface Pen to make short work of productivity tasks on the Surface Pro X!
GO BLACK OR GO HOME!
The new action camera boasts of next-level HyperSmooth 2.0 video stabilisation that works on all resolutions and frame rates. New features include Boost mode and TimeWarp 2.0 that supports automatic rate adjustment and speed ramping. There’s also a slew of new accessories available to turn the Hero8 Black into a professional-grade videography device.
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The MasterLiquid ML240P Mirage is a closed liquid cooling system designed to show oﬀ its impeller as it drives the liquid pump. There are eight addressable RGB LEDs to give you a mesmerizing light show around the internal rim of the pump, as well as within the pair of 120mm cooling fans. Bundled Intel and AMD brackets ensure the cooling kit is compatible with the latest processors.
PICTURE COOLER MASTER
CHARGE YOUR IPHONE, APPLE WATCH AND AIRPODS ALL AT THE SAME TIME!
The Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging pad features the latest Qi technology and delivers up to 7.5W of power to your iPhone, but that’s not all. Its Apple Watch charging connector is even angled to take advantage of the device’s Bedside Mode, and there’s a dedicated charging spot for AirPods.
DOUBLE ROLLERS FOR SWEEPING AND MOPPING
The cordless FC5 from Karcher is a2-in-1 floor cleaner with microfiber rollers that are ordl clea ess FC5 from Karcher is a2-innn-1 ner with microfiber rollers thaaat are continuously moistened so they can pick up wet and dry dirt at the same time. With just 400ml of clean water, it can clean up to 60 square metres of hard flooring. The contaminated vacuumed water is drawn into a separate tank that’s easily emptied after cleaning. No messy clean-ups, just sweeping and mopping in a single swoop!
A TACTICAL GAMING MONITOR
An updated FI27Q-P now supports High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3) and according to Gigabyte, this allows viewing of its display at its native 2,560- x 1,440-pixel resolution, 165Hz refresh rate and 10-bit colour depth simultaneously. The monitor uses an IPS display with a 1ms response time, 95% coverage of the DCI-P3 colour space, and DisplayHDR 400 certification.
LASER SHARP AT 4K
This small and compact 4K laser projector features a pair of DisplayPort terminals for projection of uncompressed 4K/60P videos at a super bright 6,000 lumens, in RGB 4:4:4 10-bit colours. This makes the projector an ideal choice in situations where clarity and colour accuracy are of upmost importance.
AMAZON’S MOST INNOVATIVE SPEAKER
With an accolade as the most innovative speaker built by Amazon, the Echo Studio is designed with built-in Alexa microphones that automatically calibrate the speaker to suit its surroundings. The device sports left, right, and top mid-range speakers for true directional sound and it’s also certified for Dolby Atmos.
GET A NEW BIRD’S EYE VIEW!
With its Cockpitglasses, this new Parrot drone puts you right in the quadcopter’s pilot seat. Just pair a smartphone with its dedicated FreeFlight app, and slide the phone into the Cockpitglasses and take flight. The drone sports a 180-degree tilting 4K camera for capturing 4K HDR footages and 21MP still images.
THE MOST AFFORDABLE IPAD YET
The latest iPad sports a 10.2-inch Retina display with a wide viewing angle for immersive user experience. The tablet ships with iPadOS, which allows new ways to multitask and perform oﬃce productivity tasks. It also extends its functionality with support for full-size Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil.
POSSIBLY THE MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED SMARTPHONE PHONE
Powered by a Kirin 990 5G SoC, a fully integrated 5G chipset with support for 5G NSA and SA modes. Cooled by a graphene-based heatpipe and further complemented by an AI-based thermal management system. Its Cine Camera configuration features a pair of 40MP sensors for optimal photography and videography, in particular, 4K ultra-wide time lapses and ultra slow-mo videos up to 7,680fps! The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is a technical marvel indeed.
A MASTER THREE TIMES OVER
The latest addition to Logitech’s MX Master series of productivity mice is the MX Master 3. It has been upgraded to sport an electromagnetic scrolling wheel called the MagSpeed Wheel, a redesigned thumbwheel, and repositioned thumb buttons. The mouse now supports oneminute quick charging for up to 3 hours of usage.
1. FOR CRYSTAL CLEER SOUNDS
These quick-charging headphones are designed with hybrid active noisecancelation features operate up to 20 hours. It also support ambient aware mode as well as Google Assistant voice interface for easy operation. Swipe control is supported too for single gesture control. The headphones fold away for convenient storage in its travel case. CLEER AUDIO FLOW II HEADPHONES
2. PERSONAL TRAINER ON YOUR WRIST
This smartwatch is designed for runners with preloaded apps that blend seamlessly with the Under Armour’s fitness ecosystem. It pairs with the Under Armour HOVR connected smart shoes to track fitness activities and the system is able to dispense detailed post-workout coaching tips. SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH ACTIVE2 UNDER ARMOUR EDITION
3. A LIGHTWEIGHT GAMING POWERHOUSE
This slim and light 15.6-inch gaming notebook weighs just less than 1.9kg and sports a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics chipset. Powered by an Intel Core i7- 9750H and paired with 16GB of DDR4 RAM, this notebook touts excellent battery life and allows for storage upgrades with its spare M.2 slot. AFTERSHOCK VAPOR 15 PRO NOTEBOOK
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4.PROFESSIONAL GRADE IN-EAR MONITOR
These in-ear monitors sport a tripledriver hybrid IEM that features a single 10mm dynamic driver, one vented balanced armature driver, and a ceramic tweeter. Its quadbraided 48-inch Null Audio Ethos MKII detachable cable is light and fiexible, and its detachable boom microphone is equipped with an MMCX connector and an 11mm condenser, which is supposedly adequate for professional sound recording and mixing. KINGFISHER CERAMIC GAMING UNIVERSAL IN-EAR MONITOR
5. IT COMES IN COBALT
It’s touted as AudioQuest’s flagship portable DAC. Its hardware upgrade includes a new ESS ES9038Q2M chip, with a minimum-phase slow roll-oﬀ filter, and a new USB receiver chip that consumes less power without any compromised performance. It works with all devices without the need for drivers installation. AUDIOQUEST DRAGONFLY COBALT DAC
6. EMOTE YOUR AUDIO SHOWMANSHIP
This microphone comes with an 8 x 8, 8-bit RGB LED screen that displays emote in sync with audience interactions on Twitch or Mixer streams, especially when there’s a new subscriber or a donation. Compatible with popular broadcasting programs like Streamlabs and XSplit, the Razer Seiren Emote will sync with other Chroma-compatible devices. RAZER SEIREN EMOTE USB MICROPHONE
7. LATEST INCARNATION OF CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER
This high-res USB DAC comes with multichannel audio playback and it’s touted to bring a 7.1-surround sound speaker system through a pair of headphones. It supports Super X-Fi technology for personalized 3D audio experience. The Sound Blaster X3 is compatible with many devices that include analogue speaker systems to portable gaming devices! CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X3
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8. MORE CORES, MORE SPEED!
This 16-core processor based on AMD Zen 2 architecture supports the latest PCIe 4.0 standard for more PCIe bandwidth. The processor is intended for gamers and overclockers, especially with AMD’s intention to standardize its overclocking menu for the CPU. The company also claims the extra CPU cores will add in live game streaming too! AMD RYZEN 9 3950X PROCESSOR
9. A PERSONAL COACH AND VIRTUAL HEALTH ASSISTANT ON YOUR WRIST
The smartwatch sports a new Kirin A1 chipset that’s very energy-eﬃcient, and will feature 42- and 46mm displays. The latter is more premium due to its 3D curved glass surface that houses a 1.39-inch AMOLED HD touch screen. The watch can track up to 15 sporting activities with built-in coach functions. It will also monitor heart rates for abnormalities; other health-related functions include sleep and daily stress analysis. HUAWEI WATCH GT2
10. FAST WIRELESS CHARGING
The latest addition to Xiaomi Mi 9 series supports 30W wireless charging, and its 4,000mAh battery can be fully charged this manner in 1 hour and 9 minutes. It also supports 10W reverse wireless charging. It sports a 6.39-inch full HD+ display and a triple-lens rear camera system with Sony’s IMX586 sensor. Powered by QualComm Snapdragon 855+ chipset, the smartphone touts up to 12GB of memory and 512GB of storage. XIAOMI MI 9 PRO 5G SMARTPHONE
11. LOOK MA, BOTH HANDS!
This ambidextrous SteelSeries gaming mouse harks back to the classic design of the original Sensei. The new Sensei Ten boasts of an upgraded 18,00CPI optical sensor for improved jitter reduction and consistent tracking in a wide range of gaming scenarios. Its buttons feature dual-spring mechanism switches for both durability and reliability. STEELSERIES SENSEI TEN GAMING MOUSE
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12. JUST PLUG IT IN FOR CLEANER AIR
This air purifier makes use of air and gas sensors to monitor indoor air quality. It makes use of the gathered information to optimize its operation. The AX3300 boasts of an IF Design Award accolade and its stylish design will blend with most modern home surroundings. SAMSUNG AX3300 AIR PURIFIER
13. CURVED AND EXPANSIVE
This HP display is able to replace a pair of 24-inch multi-monitor setup for the same immersive viewing experience, without any annoying bezel breaks. The display has 4K UDH resolution at 60Hz refresh rate and is designed with a 32:10 aspect ratio. Its LED panel delivers up to 350 nits brightness, with 99% sRGB colour accuracy. HP S430C CURVED ULTRAWIDE MONITOR
14. JUST ADD WATER, MILK AND FRESH COFFEE BEANS
This fully automatic espresso machine is compact and ideal for everyday use. Its removable brewing unit features AquaClean technology makes for easy care and cleaning. Get up to 5 types of delicious coﬀees from this nifty device; just add milk and fresh coﬀee beans! PHILIPS ESPRESSO 3200 SERIES WITH LATTEGO
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