peripherals

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (2018) first impressions and hands-on

This afternoon we got the opportunity to get our hands on the Microsoft Surface Studio 2. This is the Microsoft Surface Studio for 2018 –

Bluesound Pulse Soundbar and Pulse Subwoofer review: Reference sound and outstanding streaming features

This soundbar/subwoofer combo is for audiophiles and cineastes who can afford to indulge their craving for refined, dynamic sound. Canadian manufacturer Bluesound makes some big

Lenovo Miix 630 review: Ultra long-lasting 2-in-1 has a few too many issues

The Lenovo Miix 630 is a Windows laptop that uses the same Qualcomm CPUs seen in top phones. Well, 2017’s top phones. This helps it

Corsair STRAFE RGB MK.2 Review

Our Verdict For a premium mechanical keyboard, the Corsair STRAFE RGB MK.2 delivers what is expected. High-end features including full key rollover, macro recording, RGB

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd-gen Review: a flexible business ultrabook

PROS Excellent display X1 Carbon style with Yoga flexibility Tablet Mode and built-in stylus 4G LTE option Robust sound quality CONS Stylus is difficult to

The Best of IFA 2018

IFA 2018 draws to a close, and as always there’s no shortage of fresh gadgetry to choose from at the Berlin technology show. Laptops, smart

Rapoo VPRO V26S Review

Our Verdict The Rapoo VPRO V26S tries to make its place in the entry-level segment and brings some worthy pointers. In terms of looks, the

Mac mini 2018: Four things we hope Apple delivers

Four years after its last update, the Mac mini is finally getting some attention – we’re just hoping it’s the right sort of attention. Apple’s

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 hand-on review: The world’s thinnest gaming laptop… for now

There’s an ongoing battle in the gaming laptop space to create the thinnest, most impressive and aesthetically pleasing devices. A series of ultrabook-styled laptops have appeared

Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 Review

Our Verdict The Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 fulfils all the requirements of a premium gaming and mechanical keyboard. Its build quality and feature set carry

Samsung Unpacked 2018 wrap-up: Everything you need to know

Samsung’s big Note 9 announcement took place today, and the 6.4-inch smartphone brought along some surprises too. We knew the latest Galaxy Note would take

Galaxy Note 9 vs Note 8: Six big changes you should know about

There’s a new Galaxy Note in town, and existing phablet fans are inevitably going to wonder: what does the Note 9 offer that my Note

Asus VivoBook S15 S530 review (S530UA – i7-8750U, UHD 620) – compact 15-inch laptop on a budget

THE GOOD slim, compact and fairly light looks nice and is available in multiple color schemes matte IPS screen decent backlit keyboard and trackpad performs

AiAiAi TMA-2 MFG4 review: USB-C headphones that work… finally

POSITIVES Digital USB audi Modular design Price NEGATIVES Proprietary interconnects Sound quality fit-dependent BOTTOM LINE This is the first model of USB-C headphones without a

A closer look at Dell’s G3 series of slim and sleek gaming laptops

Buying a gaming laptop is a lot harder than one might think. Not only are you looking for a device that is powerful enough to

HyperX Alloy Elite RGB Review

Our Verdict Premium mechanical keyboards are supposed to incorporate all the features you need for your typing and gaming needs while delivering a strong build

A Samsung gaming phone isn’t going to sell: this is why

News of Samsung working on its own GPU for mobile devices resurrected rumors of a gaming-centric Samsung phone coming soon. Neither of this is actually

3 reasons why Microsoft’s Surface Go beats Apple’s iPad (and 3 reasons why it doesn’t)

Comparing Apples and Surfaces It’s no coincidence that Apple released a series of iPad international video spots just hours before Microsoft unveiled its most affordable

Why the Surface Go needed to be x86 and not ARM

Microsoft just revealed the Surface Go, its lightest, slimmest, and cheapest Surface tablet yet. Cheapest is relative only to other Surface 2-in-1s and it’s hardly

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580 Review: Brimming with Strength and Elegance

A Closer Look at Asus’ New Ultrabook We were in Taiwan a couple of weeks ago to check out what Asus had to show off

Asus TUF FX504 GE review (i7-8750H, GTX 1050 Ti) – an affordable and toughly built gaming laptop

Summary: The TUF FX504 is a new entry from Asus in the budget to mid-range segment of gaming notebooks. Its main selling points are the

WD My Passport SSD Review: Fast, pocketable and convenient

Laptops, especially the higher end ones ideal for creative individuals, are fast ditching standard USB ports in favour of USB Type-C. While the newer port

How ASUS will reshape mobile gaming with the ROG Phone

Smartphones have evolved from being just communications and multimedia devices into machines that can provide good gaming experiences. ASUS has seen the value in this

Astrum KW300 Review

Our Verdict You’ll land up on several options when you’re looking for wireless keyboard and mouse combos. There are premium versions available while the budget

A WWDC 2018 MacBook Pro update is looking even more likely

Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro may well be in line for an update at WWDC 2018, with stock levels hinting that the Cupertino firm could be

Logitech G305 review: A LIGHTSPEED gaming mouse for the mainstream

PROS LIGHTSPEED technology at a more mainstream price Long life from a single AA battery Simple customization through Logitech Gaming Software $60 is a good

HP Spectre X2 12-c027TU Review

Back in March, HP Philippines launched the Spectre x2 in the country which is a notebook with a detachable design similar to the popular Microsoft Surface. The model

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 hands-on review : First Impressions

ASUS Republic of Gamers has released quite a few pre-built gaming PC’s in the past, but today we get to take a look at a

Fnatic miniSTREAK & STREAK review: eSports grade Cherry MX mechanical gaming keyboards

The Fnatic STREAK and miniSTREAK mechanical gaming keyboards offer great performance and value with their Cherry MX switch choice selections. NAILED IT Thin, lightweight design

5 Best Features of the Acer Swift 3: Iron Man Edition

Acer, in partnership with Marvel, recently launched in the Philippines their latest laptop offerings, the Avengers: Infinity War Limited Edition laptops. One of them is the Acer Swift