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With a focus on the newest gadgets and tech events, ZoneOut dissects tech jargon and terminologies in today's hi-tech society. Fully hosted by our editorial team, we bring everyone in on the world of tech with our warm, witty and informal visual presentation that's easy to grasp and engaging.
Toshiba Excite Write: A 10-inch, Tegra 4-powered Tablet

Toshiba Excite Write: A 10-inch, Tegra 4-powered Tablet

Not only does the Toshiba Excite Write tablet uses an NVIDIA Tegra 4 SoC, it also packs a high-res 2,560 x 1,600-pixel screen. The Write runs Android 4.2, has 2GB RAM, and supports digital pen input. Check out the video for more details.

ASUS Unveils Fonepad Note FHD 6 at Computex 2013

ASUS Unveils Fonepad Note FHD 6 at Computex 2013

Less than four months after introducing the 7-inch Fonepad, ASUS today unveiled a 6-inch variant, the Fonepad Note FHD 6. The 1080p devices runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by an Intel Atom Z2560 dual-core 1.6GHz processor.

HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. Sony Xperia Z: An Overview

HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. Sony Xperia Z: An Overview

Here's a quick comparison between the HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4, and Sony Xperia Z - without a doubt the three most anticipated premium Android smartphones in the first half of 2013. Is there one that catches your fancy?

Samsung Galaxy S4: Air View & Air Gesture

Samsung Galaxy S4: Air View & Air Gesture

The new Air View feature in the Samsung Galaxy S4 lets you preview information by just hovering your finger over the screen. And with Air Gesture, you can control the phone without even touching it. Here's a video showing these two features in action.

Demo: HTC One's HTC Zoe, Sequence Shot & Object Removal Photography Tools

Demo: HTC One's HTC Zoe, Sequence Shot & Object Removal Photography Tools

The HTC One doesn't just pack a fast SoC, it also sports a bag of new photography tricks, like time sequencing, object removal, 360-degree panoramas. And these are all made possible thanks to the innovative HTC Zoe mode. Check out some of these tools in action in this video.

A Quick Look at the HTC Butterfly & Sony Xperia Z

A Quick Look at the HTC Butterfly & Sony Xperia Z

The two hottest 5-inch smartphones at the moment are undoubtedly the HTC Butterfly and the Sony Xperia Z. How does one differ from the other? And is 5-inch the best display size for a smartphone? We take a quick look at both devices in this video.

How Tough Is Gorilla Glass 3?

How Tough Is Gorilla Glass 3?

Corning's newly announced Gorilla Glass 3 claims to be three times more damage resistant than its predecessor, the Gorilla Glass 2 - and this is all due to its Native Damage Resistance (NDR) technology. Here's a demo of this super-tough glass that will soon find its way on your mobile devices.

A Look at Some Sophisticated Imaging Functions on Modern Smartphones

A Look at Some Sophisticated Imaging Functions on Modern Smartphones

Smartphones these days don't just take photos; latest phones like the Apple iPhone 5, LG Nexus 4, and Nokia Lumia 920 have new imaging features that seem to come out from a science fiction novel. In this video, we check out some of these features on the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 8 platforms.

Showdown: Mobile Device Screen Aspect Ratios

Showdown: Mobile Device Screen Aspect Ratios

We assume that you pay attention to screen size and resolution when shopping for a mobile device, but do you care about the screen aspect ratio too? Well, maybe you should. We check out opinions from around our office to find out if different screen aspect ratios affect their usage patterns.

Flow UI, Peek Gesture & BlackBerry Hub in the New BlackBerry 10

Flow UI, Peek Gesture & BlackBerry Hub in the New BlackBerry 10

So what's new in RIM's BlackBerry 10? Here's a quick look at how the OS integrates with the upcoming BlackBerry Hub, how it deals with multiple applications in full screen mode, and the new Peek Gesture that lets users quickly access notifications.

Using Charms in Windows 8

Using Charms in Windows 8

In order to use Windows 8 efficiently and effectively, you've to learn how to use 'Charms', which are basically system-wide shortcuts to a few important functions. In this video, we show you how they work, so that you can navigate around Windows 8 like an expert in no time!

iPad Mini Launch Highlights & Hands-on Video

iPad Mini Launch Highlights & Hands-on Video

While the cellular version is only arriving at the end of the month, many people still queued up for the Wi-Fi-only version of the iPad Mini on November 2. We talked to some of them just before we got our paws all over Apple's latest 7.9-inch tablet and compared it with its chief Android competitors.

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