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Hands-on: Polaroid SC1630 Android HD Smart Camera

Hands-on: Polaroid SC1630 Android HD Smart Camera

You'll probably know the Polaroid brand for its instant cameras. But have you seen a Polaroid camera, and to top it off, runs on Google Android? We got some hands-on time with the Polaroid SC1630 Android HD Smart Camera, and here's our initial impressions.

Sneak Peek: Intel's Smartphone Reference Design

Sneak Peek: Intel's Smartphone Reference Design

We had a quick hands-on with Intel's smartphone reference design based on the Android Gingerbread operating system. Based on the Intel Atom Z2460 platform, is this going to be the new processor for future smartphones?

Microsoft's 2012 Focus - All About Metro and Windows 8

Microsoft's 2012 Focus - All About Metro and Windows 8

Summing up Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s CES 2012 keynote speech, Microsoft's all geared up to ensure every connected device will eventually sport some form of the Metro UI that's now the core feature of Windows 8. Details and future goals are right after the jump.

Hands-on: Sony Xperia S

Hands-on: Sony Xperia S

Sony's first smartphone is finally unveiled as the Sony Xperia S, alongside a LTE-capable Sony Xperia Ion exclusive for AT&T announced at CES 2012. Here's our early impressions of the Sony Xperia S.

Ultrabooks Will Evolve Beyond the Keyboard and Mouse

Ultrabooks Will Evolve Beyond the Keyboard and Mouse

Intel's pre-CES briefing this morning described how Ultrabooks will take advantage of the compute performance enabled by their latest processors and evolve into a more intuitive device with touch, voice and gesture recognition.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1

Huawei just announced their thinnest Android 4.0 smartphone, the Huawei Ascend P1 S. Here's our initial impressions of the Chinese company's flagship device for 2012.

Pre-CES 2012 News Roundup

Pre-CES 2012 News Roundup

The greatest geek show on the planet is about to commence on 10th January, but there's already a lot of news on what's going to be showcased at the mega-show. Check out some of the highlights we've compiled and check back for more updates!

Prada Phone by LG 3.0 - Android Wears Prada

Prada Phone by LG 3.0 - Android Wears Prada

LG and Prada's exclusive collaboration has come a long way with the current Prada Phone by LG 3.0 being the latest handset in the line of inspired handsets. Here's a quick look at one of the industry's most elegant and branded Android devices.

Nikon Announces the D4, Their Next-Gen Flagship DSLR

Nikon Announces the D4, Their Next-Gen Flagship DSLR

Nikon has revealed the details behind the D4 their next-generation flagship DSLR camera. The full-frame DSLR improves upon the 2-year old D3s in every which way, including better image and video performance as well as new Ethernet and XQD memory card ports.

Hands-on: Samsung's Galaxy of Devices

Hands-on: Samsung's Galaxy of Devices

Samsung unveiled five new devices for 2012, all of which are targeted for a Q1 2012 release date. We share our hands-on experience on some of these gizmos.

Top 100 Products of 2011

Top 100 Products of 2011

2011 has been an exciting year, filled with innovative and practical gadgets. As we close off the year and embark on another year of discovery in the world of technology, let us re-examine the year in passing and present the Top 100 Products of 2011.

Hands-on: SingTel LTE vs HSPA+

Hands-on: SingTel LTE vs HSPA+

With SingTel's first commercial LTE mobile broadband service announced, we take a look at how its upgraded theoretical 75Mbps download speeds compare against the service provider's existing HSPA+ theoretical speeds of 21Mbps.

Memory Channel Scaling with Sandy Bridge-E - A Core i7-3960X Experience

Memory Channel Scaling with Sandy Bridge-E - A Core i7-3960X Experience

The Sandy Bridge-E is the first-ever consumer processor (as well as its platform) to support a quad-channel DDR3 memory architecture. We attempt to find out how much performance impact you would notice if toggling between different memory channel modes (dual, triple and quad) and memory frequency.

BlackBerry DevCon Asia - From Bangkok to Singapore

BlackBerry DevCon Asia - From Bangkok to Singapore

The BlackBerry DevCon Asia took place in Singapore over Dec 7 and Dec 8, offering participants a wide bevy of hands-on sessions and industry talks. Also announced: The upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS and the new BlackBerry Jam initiative. Hit the jump for more details.

Hands-on with the Huawei Honor

Hands-on with the Huawei Honor

Huawei treated us to an exclusive preview of its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Huawei Honor. It sports a 4-inch touchscreen and is powered by a single-core 1.4GHz processor. Join us as we go hands-on with this Google Android 2.3-based device.

Creative Showcase: Mission Recon3D

Creative Showcase: Mission Recon3D

We take a closer look at Creative's latest Sound Blaster Recon3D franchise, powered by the Sound Core3D audio processor. Showcased alongside its new gaming headsets, it is clear that Creative is out to woo console gamers with their latest offerings.

Bose Introduces SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker

Bose Introduces SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker

The Bose SoundLink wireless mobile speaker aims to offer quality sound, portability and elegant durability in one package. With four 2-inch drivers and dual opposing passive radiators, the SoundLink looks to be a heavy hitter in its category.

Sound & Sight Exhibition 2011 - Yamaha Flaunts New Aventage Series

Sound & Sight Exhibition 2011 - Yamaha Flaunts New Aventage Series

Check out some of Yamaha's latest AV receivers showcased at the International Sound & Sight event, including the flagship RX-A3010 and 'entry-level' RX-A810. Yamaha also took this opportunity to set up an informative session for HardwareZone members and we covered both of these highlights in this article.

5 Obscure iOS 5 (and iPhone 4S) Features

5 Obscure iOS 5 (and iPhone 4S) Features

Apple has said that iOS 5 sports more than 200 new features for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. How many do you know? Here are five undocumented shortcuts and features that we've discovered.

All about Ultrabooks

All about Ultrabooks

Intel is pushing hard for the Ultrabook to be the next big thing. Judging from Apple's MacBook Air sales, we think they might be on to something. But do you know what an Ultrabook is? In this article, we help you define that and show you where it's heading.

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Cloud: The Next Security Frontier

The advent of cloud computing and the proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers at the workplace have posed numerous challenges and opportunities for the enterprise security landscape. Here are some insights I gained at the recent Trend Micro CloudNext APAC media conference. As you might have guessed, the cloud plays an important role.

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